Labor and Economic Opportunity
Registration is now open. Mark your calendars for June 24th- August 4th! All contests are designed to be completed at home.
Summer Camp registrations at various organizations are starting to open. Keep an eye out for the deadlines!
Registration for the Michigan Braille Challenge is still open to students in 1st-12th grades. Register online before February 23rd at: https://mdelio.org/blind-visually-impaired/events/michigan-regional-braille-challenge-2019
Every December, the National Federation of the Blind helps Santa send letters in Braille to young blind children across the country. Along with the Braille letter, Santa includes a print letter so that parents who might not read Braille can follow along. He also includes a fun tactile coloring sheet. Requests can be made using the form from November 12, 2018, through December 14, 2018 at https://nfb.org/santa-letters.
Three $3000 scholarships are available from the Lions Clubs of Michigan. Applicants must be a resident of Michigan and legally blind. Applications are due by December 31st, 2018. To apply download the application from: http://lionsofmi.com/white-cane-scholarship/