National Federation of the Blind 2021 NOPBC Youth Track at the NFB Convention: Live the Life You Want
Thanks for joining us for another fun-filled year of Youth Track. This year we will learn about how to get a job right now, gaining confidence in our mind’s bodies and friendships, and increasing the things we have in our toolbox to have fun.
Bring your computer, tablet, or phone, your positivity, and your open mind for a great Youth Track on the world wide web! Sessions are open to all blind and low vision students, children of blind adults, and sighted siblings aged 11-18 unless stated differently in the description.
Youth Track sessions will be held on Zoom on the dates and at the times listed below. Please note that all times listed are Eastern. In order to get the Zoom links, please register for Youth Track here.
If you have any questions or do not receive an email, please contact Jean Fultz at email@example.com or Melissa Riccobono at MelissaARiccobono@gmail.com.
We hope to see you at many Youth Track sessions! Enjoy your convention experience!
Day 1: Tuesday, July 6, 2021
12:00 to 2:00 PM – It’s Your Convention Experience
Come learn about all the things there are to do at our 2021 virtual convention. Together we will explore all the ways we can make the most out of our technology this year, play some games, and meet youth from all over the world,
2:00-4:00 PM: Go where you want when you want with confidence
Turning our canes into our source of power.
4:00-5:00 P.M. National Cryptologic Museum Tour
Dig into some amazing adventures and mysteries by joining your friends on a unique tour of a lifetime.
Day 2: WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2021
12:00-2:00 Looking Good/Feeling Good
Come learn some of the life hacks to make to feel fabulous in and out. Life is about balance, and you deserve to feel and look your best.
5:00-6:30 PM It’s all about the J.O.B.
Why wait until you graduate to look for a job. Come learn all about how you can make that cheddar now.
7:00-8:00 PM Resolutions Explained
What does a resolution mean, and how does the National Federation of the Blind use resolutions to make us stronger? We will explore the resolutions recommended by the National Federation of the Blind resolutions committee.
Day 3: THURSDAY, JULY 8, 2021
12:00-1:00 PM Your life, Your body, Your power
How to be in control of your own life choices by learning how to keep your own personal power.
5:00-6:00 PM Calling all Gamers!
Come learn how to get victory royal in games of all kinds.
Day 6: Saturday, July 10, 2021
12:00-1:00 PM: Philosophy session: Advocacy in the family
How to express yourself with the people you love the most.