Represents, networks and advocates on behalf of nonprofits providing services to people who are blind or visually impaired and the people they serve. Serves as a unified resource in the field of vision rehabilitation for advocacy, public policy, education, ethical management, professional growth and quality services.
Mission: To engage leaders in building a better world through services to people with vision loss.
Purpose: To build and nurture a healthy and vibrant network of nonprofit organizations throughout the United States and Canada whose services enrich the lives of those living with severe vision loss and to remove the barriers to the pursuit of opportunities.
Vision: We envision a time when people are seen for who they are and not for what they see!
National Association of Chronic Disease Directors — Vision & Eye Health Work Group National Center for Leadership in Visual Impairment
Convening opportunities for leaders to work together on key issues related to services for people of all ages with vision loss. Promoting best practices in services to people of all ages with vision loss. Encouraging member organizations to meet the highest standards of ethical practice and effectiveness in governance, fiduciary responsibility, self-regulation, and financial accountability. Serving as the voice of the nonprofit sector of services to people of all ages with vision loss.
Twice annually in April and October (Members only)
Monthly e-newsletters to members
Lee Nasehi, President and Chief Executive Officer
Vision and Aging