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  • California Council of the Blind California Council of the Blind

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Mission Statement

Through a variety of programs and services, The California Council of the Blind, Inc. (CCB)enables people who are blind and visually impaired to live and work independently and to participate in their own communities. The Council has influenced change in such areas and issues as civil rights, employment, rehabilitation, transportation, environmental access, travel, recreation, Social Security, and other benefits. To strengthen advocacy efforts, the Council often works in coalition with other state disability groups.

Description

The California Council of the Blind, Inc. (CCB) is a statewide membership organization. Its members are blind, visually impaired and fully sighted individuals who are concerned about the dignity and well-being of blind and visually impaired people throughout the state. Formed in 1934, the Council has become the largest organization of people who are blind or visually impaired in the state of California, with over 30 chapters and special interest affiliates and a membership of over 1,500.

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http://www.ccbnet.org

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