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Who We Are
The District of Columbia Council of the Blind (DCCB) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership organization that is open to blind, visually impaired and sighted individuals. It advocates for full independence and equality of opportunity for all blind and visually impaired residents of the nation’s capital and surrounding metropolitan areas.
What is Alt Tag or Alt Text?
Alternative text gives alternative information for an image, photo or other visual element if a user for some reason cannot view it; either because of slow connection or if the site visitor uses screen reader technology. A screen reader user will hear the alternative text.
An example is what a screen-reader user hears when navigating to our logo:
"Logo: red white and blue stars flank the words District of Columbia Council of the Blind in blue. The letters D C C B in dark red and also in visual representation of braille."