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Calendar of Upcoming Events

A brief listing of upcoming events and activities at the Xavier Society for the Blind

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Latest Additions in Braille for Clients

Latest Additions in Braille for Clients

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Latest Audio for Clients

Latest Audio additions for Clients

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The Interview with the Pope

The Holy Father recently gave an extended interview.

We also have the text of the interview available in braille. Send a request to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call (212) 473-7800 and leave a message with your request. Be sure to include your name and mailing address. The audio version is also available for clients on the restricted area of the Website.

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Pope Records Message for Blind

Pope Records Message for Blind

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Petition to End Sub-Minimum Wage

People with disabilities can legally be paid LESS than the minimum wage. It is past time for this injustice to be remedied.

https://nfb.org/civicrm/petition/sign?sid=1.

for more information and to sign a petition to end this exemption to the Minimum Wage Law.

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When It Comes to Hiring, Blind Workers Face Bias

When it comes to hiring blind employees, many employers remain skeptical. Bosses often assume blind workers cost more and produce less, according to a new study. They also believe blind workers are more prone to workplace accidents and less reliable than other workers

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2013 CALENDARS FOR SIGHTED FRIENDS

Although Sandy and other events have held things up, the 2013 calendar is in the mail. If you would like to receive one, let us know and we will send it to you at no charge.

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Calendars - Braille and Large Print

It’s the time of year when people are looking for calendars. Here is a list of some resources, places that provide calendars, some for free, some that you have to pay for. If you know of any we have missed, please let us know and we will add it.

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Subscribe to Our E-Newsletter

Each month the Xavier Society for the Blind sends out an electronic newsletter, updating interested friends about the projects and activities of the Society and alerting them to upcoming events.

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