Connections: Special Edition, March 3, 2021

Connections Special Edition!

Welcome to a special edition of Connections, ASB’s participant newsletter! Check out an exciting event for ASB participants tomorrow. Feel free to forward this email along to anyone who may be interested in our programs and resources.

TOMORROW: Join AFB at a Centennial Event to Remember

The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) is inviting ASB participants to join its Art of Inclusion centennial celebration tomorrow, March 4, at 7 p.m. 

The “Art of Inclusion” concert and gala will feature a star-studded cast of artists and leaders committed to equity and inclusion. Haben Girma, the author of the best-selling memoir Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law, is co-hosting the gala with AFB President and CEO Kirk Adams, Ph.D.

The celebration will feature music from Grammy-nominated artists Amadou & Mariam and Marcus Roberts; jazz pianist Matthew Whitaker; Tony-nominated actor and singer Sean Allan Krill; songwriter and singer Jennah Bell; hip-hop artist Aloe Blacc; students from the New York Institute For Special Education Choir; and more!

  • What: The Art of Inclusion: AFB100 Concert & Celebration
  • Who: An award-winning lineup of performers and other special guests
  • When: March 4, 2021, 7 p.m. EST
  • Where: Available to stream via; advance registration suggested at

For additional information about 100 years of AFB and our ongoing series of Centennial Conversations, visit

AFB is committed to creating inclusive events. Captions, ASL, audio description, and transcripts will be available for all #AFB100 events. If you need any other accommodations, please contact the AFB at

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