Want to try something new in 2020? Why not become an advocate and influence local and national issues that affect you and others who are blind or visually impaired
NCBI campaigns for positive and lasting change for the benefit of people with sight loss. We work with and on behalf of people who are blind or vision impaired at a local, national and international level. We seek to change legislation, policy, attitudes, inequality, injustice and give effect to people’s rights.
Our policy and advocacy work is about giving voice to individuals and groups in order to promote and achieve positive change in relation to:
- Public policy and practice
- Public attitudes, opinion and behaviour and
- Resource allocation.
- BUDGET 2020 must prioritise access to employment for people who are blind and visually impaired.
- Information for voters who are blind and visually impaired
- Clear our paths
Become an Advocate – Join our National Advocacy Network
Membership of our National Advocacy Network is open to people who are blind and vision impaired. By joining our National Advocacy Network, NCBI will enable you to play a role in campaigning for change through a range of advocacy and engagement initiatives with the support of NCBI’s policy and advocacy team.
Membership of the National Advocacy Network might involve expressing your views to politicians and other decision makers, sharing your experiences through media outlets and participating in consultations and other events. You can pick and choose what you would like to get involved in.
Join our National Advocacy Network by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling the policy and advocacy team on Tel: 01 8307033. Please include your name, your email address, your mobile number (or landline if you don’t have a mobile number) and the county in which you live.