Junior Blind Of America
Junior Blind, which was founded in 1953 as the Foundation for the Junior Blind, now serves thousands of people each year. The organization’s mission is to help children and adults who are blind, visually impaired or multi-disabled achieve independence. Located in Los Angeles, Junior Blind offers individualized methods of early intervention, education, recreation and rehabilitation to nearly 10,000 children and family members throughout California.
President and CEO, Miki Jordan, joined the organization in 2006 as the third CEO in the organization’s more than 55 year history. In January 2010, long-time supporter Stevie Wonder joined Junior Blind’s Board of Directors after many years of generous donations and special appearances at Junior Blind’s annual Children’s Holiday Carnival.
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