Volume LIV May 2016 No. 11
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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© 2016 American Council of the Blind
Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Table of Contents
- President’s Message: Meet Charles Mossop, by Kim Charlson
- Teach Access Project a Major Topic at CSUN Conference, by Eric Bridges
- Get Ready for Fun in the Land of 10,000 Dreams!, by Janet Dickelman
- Minnesota, Land of Many Cultures, by Peggy R. Garrett
- Dear Candidates: We Want to Meet You!, by Ron Brooks
- 2016 Leadership Institute: Learning and Growing Together, by Cindy Van Winkle
- Mentors Sought for Audio Describers at ACB National Convention, by Susan Glass
- Mini Mall Minnesota Style: Land of 10,000 Dreams, by Carla Ruschival
- A Reminder from the Constitution & Bylaws Committee, by John Huffman
- Yah You Betcha It’s Time to Talk Resolutions Again!, by Mark Richert
- ACB Auction, the Perfect Ten
- Know Your Rights to Health Care, by Karen Hughes and Robert Goodman
- Wake Up and Walk, by Katie Frederick
- Leaders and Aspiring Leaders to Come Together in Omaha, by Ray Campbell
- Summary of the Winter Board Meetings, by Doug Powell
- Affiliate and Committee News
- Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski
- High Tech Swap Shop
- ACB Officers, Board of Directors and Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums
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