White cane awareness walk
Fri Oct 15 2021 at 10:00 am to 10:25 am
1700 W Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85007-2801, United States | Phoenix, AZ
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White Cane Awareness Day is October 15,2021. To honor this special day, the Phoenix Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of Arizona in collaboration with SAAVI Services for the Blind Phoenix are inviting you to come out to the Capital Mall for a special 20-minute presentation followed by a casual walk around the state Capital Building.
Date: October 15, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM to approximately 10:40 AM
Address: Capital Building, 1700 W. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85007
Meeting Location: Gather on the Capital Mall lawn
Contact Person: Rachel Kuntz, [email protected], 937-245-0547 text or call
At 10:00 AM We will listen to a short presentation lasting about 15 to 20 minutes followed by a low impact walk around the Capital Building that should last approximately 20 minutes.
We are looking for a few people to volunteer to serve as talking signs in a few places around the Capital Building. If you are interested in serving in this role, please reach out to Rachel at [email protected] or 937-245-0547.
Things to Consider
We welcome anyone from across the state to bring their white cane to the capital mall.
Bring your own water to stay hydrated.
We will not be able to setup chairs or a table for this event.
We will be practicing good social distancing at this event.
We would like to thank SAAVI Services for the Blind for their support in this project. Our movement to finish the critical work of empowering blind people is not possible without the support of organizations like SAAVI who truly believe in the capabilities of blind people. We are sincerely grateful for our partnership in this important endeavor.