Blind World Magazine

The Empowerment Zone.




By Michael McCarty,
The Fred's Head Companion.
Friday, June 16, 2006.




Jamal Mazrui has created a great resource for people who are blind or visually impaired. The site is called the Empowerment Zone, the largest public, plain text, organized collection of documents on the following subjects:



accessible education


accessible housing


accessible travel


civil rights


employment


financial advice funding as


sistive technology


gender, relationships, and sexuality


health care


HTML, CGI, and Perl


independent living


Java


legal help


political action


popular applications, including Eudora, Internet Explorer, Lynx, Netscape, Notes, Pine, Word, and WordPerfect


rehabilitation


self development


Social Security


telecommunications


Windows


The motto of Empowerment Zone is "helping individuals and communities achieve self actualization and full citizenship." Its resources may be viewed online or downloaded with any web browser, text or graphical. Suggestions are welcome for additions to this site or pointers to related collections.


Click this link to visit the Empowerment Zone:


http://www.empowermentzone.com.


http://fredsheadcompanion.blogspot.com/2006/06/empowerment-zone_15.html




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