Volume LIV January 2016 No. 7
Published by the American Council of the Blind
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Eric Bridges, Executive Director
Sharon Lovering, Editor
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Table of Contents
- The Next Chapter for ACB’s Leadership: Eric Bridges Appointed Executive Director, by Kim Charlson
- Sutherland and the Washington Lawyers’ Committee Reach Landmark Settlement with General Services Administration
- ACB: Land of 10,000 Dreams, by Janet Dickelman
- ACB: Cultivating Leaders for the Future, by Allen Casey
- DKM at 20 Invites New First-Timers, by Allen Casey
- Board of Publications Awards Your Excellence in Media and Writing in 2016
- Summary of the Fall Board of Directors Meeting, by Doug Powell
- Affiliates: Putting ACB into ACB Radio!
- Top-Notch Tool for Job Seekers
- Ed Walker, WAMU personality who burnished radio’s golden age, dies at 83
- Affiliate News
- Summary Notice of Proposed Class Action Lawsuit
- Here and There, edited by Sharon Strzalkowski
- High Tech Swap Shop
- ACB Officers, Board of Directors and Board of Publications
- Accessing Your ACB Braille and E-Forums