November 12, 2023
White Cane Awareness Day Comes to Portland Highlighting Safety for the Visually Impaired
Mayor Ted Wheeler proclaimed Oct. 15 to be White Cane Awareness Day during a Portland City Council meeting. The annual event aims to educate people about white canes and guide dogs as symbols of independence and the right to safe travel for those who are visually diverse.
November 4, 2022
Blind Persons Sue State of Alabama for Right to Vote Privately
In Alabama, blind citizens cannot vote using paper ballots without help from a sighted person. The lawsuit contends that this violates their right to vote privately and independently.