Although many California state COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted on June 15, LightHouse plans to open for in-person services no sooner than late summer in order to protect the health and safety of our staff and students.
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Sep 8 –
The National Federation of the Blind is a nationwide community of members that believe blind people can live the lives they want. We meet online via Zoom with the following schedule:
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Connections, a semi-structured time to get to know chapter members
To RSVP, contact Christina Daniels at email@example.com.
*Please note, this group is not afflicted with LightHouse.
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Sep 16 –
Únete a la reunión mensual del departamento de Tecnologías de Asistencia de LightHouse. Tecnología para Todos, es un espacio en donde los usuarios comparten sus conocimientos y experiencias. Cada mes conversamos sobre distintos servicios, aplicaciones y dispositivos disponibles para personas ciegas y con baja visión. ¡Te esperamos!
Fecha: tercer miércoles de cada mes.
Hora: 2:00 PM – 3:45 PM, tiempo del pacífico.
Este evento será programado en la plataforma Zoom. Podrá acceder a Zoom desde una computadora, dispositivo móvil, o marcando directamente desde cualquier teléfono. Recibirá los datos de la reunión de Zoom al confirmar su participación mediante correo electrónico a: firstname.lastname@example.org o dejando un mensaje de voz al (415) 694-7323.
Join the LightHouse’s monthly access Technology Spanish meeting. Tecnología para todos is a space where users share their knowledge and experience. Each month, we talk about services, applications and devices available for blind and low vision users.
This event will be conducted using the Zoom platform. You can connect to Zoom using a computer, an app, or by dialing in from any phone. Zoom meeting details will be provided when you rsvp by email to: email@example.com or by calling 415-694-7323.
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Sep 19 –
The San Francisco Chapter of the California Council of the Blind invites you to our monthly meeting via Zoom. For more information, contact Frank Welte by Email at Frank.A.Welte@gmail.com or by phone at 510-541-1442.
*Please note, this group is not affiliated with LightHouse.
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Oct 2 –
Exercising our right to vote independently and privately is still a very hit-and-miss affair. There are so many variables that can go wrong, between us and our vote. Having an accessible way of registering to vote, accessing the material to be able to make an informed choice, getting to the polling place, finding officials who know what to do to accommodate a blind or low vision voter, the list goes on and on. And that’s just in a normal election. Throw a pandemic in to the mix and many people will be forced to cast their vote through absentee or mail-in ballot, yet another layer of complexity to navigate.
To discuss whether we will actually be able to vote accessibly during this extraordinary time, LightHouse is holding an information panel to help you make the most informed choice on the best way to make your vote count.
How does your state compare to others?
Will measures be in place in time for you to cast your ballot independently?
How can you do your bit to ensure your vote is counted?
Our panelists include:
Renown Disability Rights attorney Eve Hill
Michelle Bishop, Voter Access & Engagement Manager, from the National Disability Rights Network
Ardis Bazyn from the California Council of the Blind.
This impressive panel will give you detailed information about the provisions available to you and the best ways to inform yourself about what you should expect during the lead-up to, and on, November 3.
RSVP to Andrea Vecchione at firstname.lastname@example.org or 415-694-7311.
The events for the upcoming week are read aloud on our event hotline every Friday, which can be accessed by calling (415)694-7325.
For more information about visiting the Adaptations Store, head to our shop page.
The LightHouse is scent-free. Please abstain from wearing colognes, perfumes, or other scented products. Additionally, coffee must be securely lidded at all times and citrus should not be peeled on the premises. Thanks for supporting our efforts to respect chemical sensitivities.