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State Convention

National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey 45th ANNUAL STATE CONVENTION

Thursday, November 10 through Sunday, November 13, 2022

The National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey State Convention is the largest gathering of blind people in the state. 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.

Register and make a difference in the lives of blind New Jerseyans!

Please save the dates of Thursday, November 10, through Sunday, November 13, for the 46th annual state convention of the National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey. Please stay tune for the location of the convention.

Note: The agenda will be finalized, distributed, and posted on the state website in mid to late October. Yes, the agenda will be available on NEWSLINE® too!

Here is your chance to participate and learn more about the NFB’s programs and goals on the state and national level. Hear from the NFB national representative. Also, hear from speakers on topics of national and state importance, membership, seniors, technology, Braille, students, guide dog users, merchants, and parents’ concerns, meet the scholarship class of 2022 and much more!

Please note that we will be live streaming portions of the convention that will be recorded for archival purposes on the website.

Mark your calendars and make every effort to attend the 46th Annual state convention of the NFB of New Jersey. Get Involved. Make a Difference! Please share with others, everyone is welcome!

Convention Theme Contest

Our 46th annual state convention is coming up in November and we need your help in creating a theme. It’s easy – just click here to complete the convention theme contest form, which will ask for your contact information and the theme you suggest – no more than 50 letters and other characters, not including spaces between words. An example is last year’s theme: “We Are More Than the Sum of One”. Of course, the theme includes “Live the Life You Want.”

That’s it! If your theme is chosen by the planning committee, you’ll win a free banquet ticket for Saturday, November 12. Entries must be submitted no later than Wednesday, June 1 at 5 p.m. The theme will help us design the convention agenda.

For questions, email President Linda Melendez at

State Convention Donations

To make a donation via PayPal, click on the link below:

To donate by check, please make your check payable to NFBNJ and mail to:
National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey
7 Mayfair Road
Southampton, NJ 08088
In the memo please write, convention donation.

Integrity and Respect

To allow all attendees the chance to benefit from all aspects of the convention, we are committed to providing a harassment-free environment for everyone. We appreciate your assistance in cultivating an atmosphere in which participants from diverse backgrounds may learn, network, and share with each other in an environment of mutual respect. Thank you for doing your part to contribute to our community and the high expectations we strive to maintain.

Please visit the following link for the code of conduct:

Past State Conventions

Please visit our Past Conventions page to access audio and video highlights from previous state conventions.

Additional Information

If you have questions and need additional information, please contact us at 732-421-7063 or via our contact us form.

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