NABM Mission

The purpose of the National Association of Blind Merchants is to serve as an active division of the National Federation of the Blind; to function as a mechanism through which blind entrepreneurs and interested sighted persons can come together in local, state and national meetings to plan and carry out programs to improve business opportunities and quality of life for the blind; to provide a means of collective action for blind business people; to promote the vocational, economic, business, cultural, and social advancement of the blind; to maximize opportunities under the Randolph-Sheppard Act; to strengthen and enhance state business enterprise programs; and to take such other action as will improve the overall condition and standard of living of the blind.