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American Council of the Blind


Since 1934, the mission of the California Council of the Blind (CCB) is to gain full independence and equality of opportunity for all blind and visually impaired Californians.

CCB is a non-profit tax-exempt organization composed primarily of Californians who are blind or have low vision.

We reflect the diversity of California.

Executive Office

1303 "J" Street Suite 400,
Sacramento, CA 95814-2900
10 am to 4 pm Monday-Friday
Toll-Free in California:   800-221-6359
Outside California:   916-441-2100
Fax:   916-441-2188

Have you heard the news?

We're hosting our 3rd Annual Statewide fundraiser, the Mutt Strut!
It's a 2K/5K fun-run/walk for people, their service animals and their pet dogs on September 7, 2013 in Sacramento, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

Come and join us for this fun filled event.
Check back soon for more details and updates.

To register or support someone in Sacramento

To register or support someone in San Francisco

To register or support someone in Los Angeles

Click here for additional information, or call 800-221-6359.
Or send an email to ccotb@ccbnet.org

CCB Action Items

The PG & E CARE Program
Complete the application and you could save money on your monthly bill with PG & E's CARE/FERA Program.
CCB Helps Lower Your Electricity Bill
CCB introduces the P.G. & E. "Care Program" for P.G. & E. customers: The California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) Program provides a monthly discount on energy bills for income qualified households and housing facilities.
September 27, 2012 - Plano, Texas Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), one of the world's largest motion picture exhibitors, today announced that it is providing an audio description option for people who are blind or have visual impairments in all of its first-run theatres. Cinemark is installing audio description systems on a rolling basis across its circuit in conjunction with the chain's conversion to an all-digital format.
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Blind Community Leaders Applaud Trader Joe’s Commitment
American Council of the Blind (ACB), the California Council of the Blind (CCB) and the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) announced today that they have collaborated with Trader Joe’s to improve the checkout experience of guests with visual impairments and help ensure their privacy. The AFB, ACB, and CCB applaud Trader Joe’s efforts

Support CCB on EBay
Sell items or shop on Ebay and support the California Council of the Blind

CCB Advocates For Accessible Credit Reports
CCB and its affiliates have negotiated with the three credit reporting agencies to provide free accessible credit reports for the Blind and Visually-Impaired.