RE: Permanent Funding for Newsline
WHEREAS, NFB Newsline® provides direct access by blind persons to over 150 newspapers and magazines from throughout the nation; and,
WHEREAS, many blind persons take advantage of this dial-in newspaper service to gain information needed for work and school; and,
WHEREAS, Blind persons use NFB Newsline Registered to gain information about community events and activities so they may participate knowledgably with their sighted neighbors; and
WHEREAS, The NFB of Arizona has several newspapers published in the state on Newsline Registered, as well as an information channel so blind persons may gain information about activities in the blindness community; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT RESOLVED, by the National Federation of the Blind of Arizona, in convention assembled, this 11th day of September, 2005, in the City of Phoenix, Arizona, that this organization seek permanent funding sources to continue this most valuable program of the NFB.