Penny Forward Podcast S2E2 The System Is Broken. Can We Fix It?

Can you relate to this story? A blind person has done well in school, applied for jobs with and without disclosing his blindness, repeatedly gotten rejected until it seemed like there was no end in sight, and finally found a job he didn’t really want? We can and we’re sure you can too. The system is broken, and many of us feel like very few people care and nothing can be done about it. The American Foundation for the Blind is one of the organizations working on this seemingly impossible problem, so we invited Dr. Kirk Adams, President and CEO of AFB to tell us his story and why he feels AFB is positioned to make a difference. Learn more about the American Foundation for the blind by visiting their web site at A full text transcript of this episode can be found at The Penny Forward podcast is about blind people building bright futures one penny at a time. Subscribe by searching for “Penny Forward” using your favorite podcast app, ask your smart speaker to play the podcast, “Penny Forward”, check out the Penny Forward YouTube channel, or listen to all of our past episodes or read transcripts at

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