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.
Fundraiser: WEIGHTS – Purchase Your Tickets Online Today!
WHEN: Thursday, August 27th, at 6:30 PM
WHERE: The New Parkway Theater at 474 24th St. Oakland, CA 94612
Purchase your ticket online today!
Lions Center is hosting WEIGHTS by Lynn Manning, award winning poet, playwright, actor and former world champion of blind Judo. Shot and blinded at the age of 23, Manning turned to literature. WEIGHTS has been performed all over the world from NY to Croatia, Oslo, London, Toronto and Norway.
Manning, a longtime advocate for greater inclusion of people with disabilities, is supporting LCB in its fundraising efforts with this one-night show.
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