Proving that Vision Transcends Eyesight Since 1942
Our mission is to empower and enrich the lives of the Blind and Visually Impaired Community. We provide the tools and opportunities through education and training so those we serve may live full productive lives. We are committed to providing high quality State Certified programs, designed to promote the fullest integration into society and into the workforce.
Latest News and Events:
You are invited to participate and learn how BART is planning to transform the 19th street station “Modernization Project,” Sadie Graham, Senior Planner, BART Planning & Development, on July 9th at 2:30pm to 3:30, Lions center for the Blind Community Room. Download Flyer.
Tickets are $30 each for this LCB Fundraiser with the Oakland Athletics home game against the Minnesota Twins on Sunday, July 19th. Email Brenda to reserve tickets, or call (510) 450-1580 ext. 221.
Lions Center is hosting WEIGHTS by Lynn Manning, award winning poet, playwright, actor and former world champion of blind Judo. WEIGHTS has been performed all over the world from NY to Croatia, Oslo, London, Toronto and Norway.
The USOAC IS hosting their annual Healthy Living Festival, this year being held at the Oakland Zoo! There will be resource fair booths, entertainment, lunch, and fun activities for people of all ages. RSVP is required by Friday, September 4th. RSVP for the Healthy Living Festival.
Community Member Eleanor Lew who is also a Marriage and Family Therapist practicing in Berkeley and Emeryville, Calif. shares her story of sudden limited vision and the effects of a Lions Center connection.