In this episode of 30 Days of Hope Podcast, Krystle Allen, Founder and President of Eyes Like Mine INC., talks about the importance of creating spaces of inclusion for people who are vision impaired or blind. Her life and leadership is inspirational. She encourages people to have “new vision” and find ways to leave people empowered.
About Krystle Allen:
Eyes Like Mine Inc. is a non-profit 501-C3 organization that was established in March of 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. It was founded by Krystle Allen, a Newark native, to empower, enlighten, and innovate communities in New Jersey about vision loss and the available resources for people with vision loss. At its inception, Elm Inc. was founded with the help of Naquela Wright and Ihsaan R. Muhammad Esq., along with the founder Krystle Allen to introduce a unique pattern of advocacy for individuals who are visually impaired or blind.
Eyes Like Mine INc also host an annual empowerment pageant for women with vision loss, highlighting their straightens and talents. Also they also host a peer support zoom call on Sunday afternoons where speakers are invited and share their stories with the audience, and participants can interact and engage with others.
Lastly, we have an audiobook club hosted on zoom on a Saturday evening. where we share a book of interest and have a lively and fun discussion.
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If you have any additional questions about the organization please email Krystle Allen at firstname.lastname@example.org
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