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Interested in learning more about our mission, our research efforts, or our organization in general? Our stories serve to inspire, educate and engage. Explore featured articles and press releases that celebrate Envision’s many successes and achievements. For media inquiries, please contact Angela Cato, marketing manager, at ContactUs@envisionus.com, or at 316-440-1518.

July 27, 2020

Envision Secures Contract With Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support
Production of Flight Deck Crewman Helmet Pads Will Be Split Between Wichita, Dallas Locations, Creating Jobs for Workers who are Blind or Visually Impaired in Both Cities

June 10, 2020

Envision Teams With Sonify And Wichita Community Foundation To Ensure Access To Open Data For Individuals Who Are Blind Or Visually Impaired
$140K John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Grant Will Fund Collaborative Effort to Develop System Using Sound to Deliver Data

May 12, 2020

Envision Dallas Names Amy Britton Vice President Of Development
Seasoned Fundraising and Grants Expert will Cultivate Financial Support for Programs Benefiting Individuals Throughout North Texas who are Blind or Visually Impaired

March 09, 2020

Envision Announces New Collaborative Research Agreement With WSU
Agreement Supports Project Partnerships Benefiting People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

January 06, 2020

Envision Dallas Unveiled As New Name of Dallas Lighthouse For The Blind
Rebrand Aligns 88-Year-Old Agency with Envision, a National Organization, and Paves Way for Expanding Services to North Texans Who are Blind or Low Vision

December 12, 2019

Envision Dallas Lighthouse For The Blind Names David Stupay Executive Director
Veteran Leader of Agencies Supporting People with Disabilities Will Oversee Employment, Programs and Services Initiatives in 11-County North Texas Service Area

December 10, 2019

Joel Leftwich Named Executive Director Of William L. Hudson BVI Workforce Innovation Center
Veteran Government Affairs and Communications Strategist will Spearhead Efforts to Advocate for Greater Accessibility to Jobs for Those who are Blind or Visually Impaired

November 26, 2019

Five Artists Selected to Create Unique Works of Art for Gallery Alley
New works will transform urban alley into a permanent art destination

November 18, 2019

Dr. Ying-Zi Xiong Is Named Latest Fellow For Postdoctoral Research At Gigi & Carl Allen Envision Research Institute
Dr. Ying-Zi Xiong’s two-year research project will explore new ways to help individuals challenged by dual sensory loss.

November 12, 2019

Envision Announces Dates, Calls For Submissions For 2020 Conferences
UT Health San Antonio Department of Occupational Therapy and The Ohio State University College of Optometry to Host Premier Events Focused on Low Vision

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