Purposes, Goals, and Objectives of the NFBNJ Capital Chapter
The purpose of the Capital Chapter shall be to advance the general welfare of the blind in Mercer County and its surrounding areas, in the state as a whole, and in the nation; to function as an integral part of the National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey; to serve as a vehicle for collective action by the blind to operate as a mechanism through which the blind and interested sighted persons can plan and carry out programs to improve the quality of life of the blind; to provide a means of collective action for parents of blind children; to forward the interests of blind students and to provide them with a means of joint action and expression; to promote the vocational, cultural, and social advancement of the blind; to achieve the integration of the blind into society on a basis of equality with the sighted; and to take any other action which will improve the overall condition and standard of living of the blind.
We meet on the third Saturday of the month at 10 AM. Currently we meet via conference call due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
When we are able to conduct in-person meetings again, we meet at:
Hamilton Township Public Library
1 Justice Samuel Alito Jr. Way
Hamilton Township, NJ 08620
Cross Street: Crosswicks Hamilton Square
Access Link accessible
Please contact President Mary Jo Partyka for the participation details to attend the meetings.
How To Join
You can join the chapter by completing the membership form at www.nfbnj.org/chapters-and-divisions/capital-chapter/membership-form. You can submit payment via check or money order, or via a credit/debit card or a PayPal account. If you have already submitted your dues payment of $10 a year for the current calendar year, please complete the form so that we know that the information we have on file for you is accurate. If you pay dues between October and December of the current calendar year, it will be counted towards the following calendar year.
For additional information, please contact President Mary Jo Partyka at 609-888-5459.