| The mission of the
Association of Blind Citizens (ABC) is to advance relevant causes,
increase opportunities in education, employment, cultural, recreational
and other life activities, as well as enhance the social, political,
and economic well-being for all people who are blind or visually
The ABC supports, argues in favor of, and defends
the rights of individuals who are blind or visually impaired. The ABC
is a membership organization of blind/visually impaired persons, their
friends and families, and other interested individuals who recognize
the needs and issues effecting the blind community.
The ABC offers assistance by providing information and referral,
advocacy, and other supports to maximize and increase options and
opportunities for all blind and visually impaired persons.
The ABC offers seminars to address important
issues which have an impact on persons who are blind/visually impaired.
Concerns related to civil rights in employment, education, and other
matters are addressed by the ABC. The ABC advocates for legislation
which effects persons who are blind/visually impaired, as well as
assisting its members in getting the most out of agencies and
organizations to provide appropriate and meaningful services to
individuals in the blind community.
In addition, and in keeping with the blindness
culture, the ABC provides social and recreational opportunities by
organizing excursions to events which are accessible and meaningful to
individuals who are blind or visually impaired. Outings may include
audio-described movies/plays, museums, nature hikes, and other
activities. Also, the ABC organizes other get-aways to destinations for
the fun and relaxation for all to enjoy.
Take advantage of ABC's free basic
membership and join now. Find out more!!! Call (781) 654-2000
and leave your name,address, and telephone number.