Volume LVIII March 2020 No. 9
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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© 2020 American Council of the Blind
Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Table of Contents
- President's Message: Language Matters, by Dan Spoone
- Convention Program Tidbits, by Janet Dickelman
- Continuing Education Units at the ACB Convention, by Carla Ruschival
- A Special Tribute to Durward K. McDaniel, by Kenneth Semien Sr.
- Walking Up a Storm, by Donna Brown
- Take a Walk on the Red Carpet in Schaumburg: Apply to Become a 2020 Recipient of the DKM First-Timers Award, by Kenneth Semien Sr.
- Join the Leadership Inner Circle! Apply to Become a 2020 ACB/JPMorgan Chase Leadership Fellow, by Kenneth Semien Sr.
- Make Your Plans for the ACB Auction
- Mini Mall News, by Carla Ruschival
- Let's Make 2020 a Win-Win, by Kenneth Semien Sr.
- Holiday Auction Thank-Yous, by Carla Ruschival
- Shrimp, Drinks, and the Bill: A Moment of Accessibility, by Meka White
- Teamwork Matters, by Hayley Agers
- Affiliate and Committee News
- Here and There, edited by Cynthia Hawkins
- High Tech Swap Shop
- ACB Officers, ACB Board of Directors, ACB Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forum
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