TORONTO, Jan. 12 /CNW/ -
What: CNIB is turning the page on inequality. John M. Rafferty, CNIB
President and CEO, will address a human rights issue affecting the
right to read of over 800,000 blind and partially sighted
The CNIB Library, Canada's largest provider of alternative format
materials, has been providing accessible library services for over
90 years and is in jeopardy without government support.
- Interview opportunities with CNIB clients - Hear from clients about
what the CNIB Library means to them.
- Tour of the library - Visit our stacks and see our recording studios,
e-publishing, braille and audio duplication machines in action.
When: Tuesday, January 19, 2010
11:00 a.m. Announcement from John M. Rafferty
11:30 a.m. Library Tour / Interviews / Photo Ops
Where: CNIB Conference Centre, 1929 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
Who: John M. Rafferty, President and CEO
Maya Jonas, CNIB Library user
Katja Newman, CNIB Library user
CNIB provides community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life. To find out more, visit www.cnib.ca or call 1-800-563-2642.
Note to broadcast media: B-roll of the CNIB Library is available upon request.
For further information: For further information: Yeena Peng, Specialist, Media Relations, CNIB, O: (416) 486-2500 ext. 8355, C: (416) 529-1628, firstname.lastname@example.org