In Our State
Become a Member
The best way to become a member of the National Federation of the Blind is to attend a chapter or division meeting in your local area.Learn More
The National Federation of the Blind of Illinois State Convention is the largest gathering of blind people in the state.Learn More
From Our National Community
The National Federation of the Blind National Convention is the largest gathering of blind people in the world. It is the premier event for training, support, and information for the blind community. It also serves as a governing body, democratically electing our leadership and establishing each year's organizational priorities.Attend convention! #NFB24
Free White Cane Program
The white cane allows you to travel independently and safely—no blind person should be without one. We offer you a free one. You can order a new one every six months. The National Federation of the Blind has distributed nearly 100,000 free white canes since 2008.Request a free white cane!