Nonprofit advocates call for $100M state investment into their infrastructure

Source: NYN First Read Advocates are calling on New York state to make a recurring $100 million investment into a program that allows nonprofits to access funds for infrastructure projects as part of this year’s budget. Established in 2015, the Nonprofit Infrastructure Capital Investment Program allows nonprofits to apply for grants to help them make technological […]

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Ezvid Wiki Includes VISIONS on its Groups Working To Help The Blind & Visually Impaired list

Founded in 2011, Ezvid Wiki was the world’s first video wiki, and is now among the top 3,000 websites in the United States. Their YouTube channel has over 500,000 subscribers, with nearly 300 million views since founding. Those with visual impairments deserve the same opportunities as the rest of society, regardless of where they live. […]

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The New York Times: Simple Home Improvements for the Vision Impaired

Coping with vision impairment has become a necessity for many more people as the baby boom generation ages, but some simple improvements can help aging homeowners stay independent and safe. https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/04/13/realestate/simple-home-improvements-for-the-vision-impaired.html?rref=collection%2Fissuecollection%2Ftodays-new-york-times&action=click&contentCollection=todayspaper […]

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Chelsea Bombing Honored by NYPD

The NYPD on Tuesday recognized the owners of a 23rd Street diner for stepping up when their neighbors needed them and helping feed first responders and the residents of a nearby home for the blind in the chaos that followed the Sept. 17 Chelsea bombing. https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20161117/chelsea/malibu-diner-chelsea-bombing-selis-manor-ahmad-rahami/ […]

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