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Town Hall Meetings

The National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey (NFBNJ) is hosting town hall conference calls on a variety of topics with moderators presiding over each call. We hope these calls provide information and thoughtful discussions in your local chapter meetings throughout the year. These meetings will be conducted on the Zoom platform.

In order to obtain the best possible sound for these calls, the host will put all participants into mute mode until the Q and A portion of the call. You will be able to hear everything during the call but background noise from your location will not disturb others listening in on the conversation. During the Q and A portion of the call, you will be unmuted by the moderator to ask your question when called upon. Once your question has been answered, the moderator will place you back on mute before moving on to the next question. We will answer as many questions as time permits during the call.

Please note that the times for the meetings are in Eastern Time. Members and non-members, and those residing outside of New Jersey are welcome to attend. Details on how to participate in the meetings and how to submit questions in advance can be found further on this page.

Because our conference calls contain information that’s helpful and interesting to all, we archive all of them within hours of their completion. Details to listen to the archived calls will be provided at a later date. We hope you enjoy and learn from them.

Upcoming Town Hall Meeting Calls

New Jersey statewide local para transit systems:

On Tuesday, June 30 from 8 to 9:30 pm with a speaker from NJ Transit, New Jersey Transit Citizens Advisory Council (CAC) and New Jersey Council on Special Transportation (NJ COST). Speakers will each make brief presentations then answer questions submitted in advance. Please email your questions NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY JUNE 24 to Linda Melendez at lindamelendez220@gmail.com. Be sure to include your name and contact information. Other questions may be considered as time permits. All questions must be generic.

Joining the Meeting

No registration is necessary, and everyone is invited to join. Simply use one of the following methods to connect with us on the Zoom platform when the meetings are scheduled to begin. The Zoom housekeeping points will be covered during each meeting.

Web:

URL:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89077148415?pwd=Z2F3cytRajdLT1g0eU43SkN2VDZoQT09
Meeting ID: 890 7714 8415
Password: 460 994

One tap mobile:

  • +13017158592,,89077148415#,,1#,460994# (Germantown)
  • +13126266799,,89077148415#,,,,0#,,460994# (Chicago)

Dial by your location:

Dial:
  • +1-301-715-8592 (Germantown)
  • +1-312-626-6799 (Chicago)
  • +1-929-205-6099 (New York)
  • +1-253-215-8782 (Tacoma)
  • +1-346-248-7799 (Houston)
  • +1-669-900-6833 (San Jose)
Meeting ID: 890 7714 8415
Password: 460 994

Find your local number:

URL: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kdyNDPolOo

Archived Meetings

strong>2020:

Date Topic Presenter Moderator Summary Audio Archive URL
June 22, 2020 Accessible Voting Charlie Munford and others Linda Melendez Charlie Munford and others highlighted the accessible vote by mail for the upcoming primary elections to be held on July 7. https://www.nfbnj.org/TownHallRecordings/2020/AccessibleVotingTownHallRecording_06-22-20.m4a
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