American Foundation for the Blind Public Policy and Research Center

General Information

American Foundation for the Blind Public Policy and Research Center
1401 S. Clark Street
Arlington Virginia 1 22202
(202) 469 6831
akolling@afb.net
http://www.afb.org

Brief Description

The American Foundation for the Blind removes barriers, creates solutions, and expands possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential.

AFB Public Policy Center in Washington, DC, partners with policymakers, other blindness organizations, and advocates from all 50 states to ensure that people who are blind or visually impaired enjoy the same rights and opportunities as other Americans.

Staff

Mark Richert, Director, mrichert@afb.net

Services Offered

  • Advocacy
    • AFB's Public Policy Center in Washington, DC, collaborates with policy makers in Congress and the Executive Branch to ensure Americans with vision loss have equal rights and opportunities to fully participate in society. AFB's advocacy strategy is backed by a team of experts who conduct and analyze research related to vision loss.