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[UN Observance] World Braille Day

4 January 2021


Every year on January 4, the United Nations commemorates World Braille Day.  To learn more and stay apprised of this year’s events, visit To learn more about the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the importance of eradicating ableism, click here.


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