Touch the Future

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As a volunteer, your time, your energy and your participation will contribute to the provision of an after school program for children who are legally blind which is respectful, inclusive, challenging and fun.

Champion a Student

Become a Champion for blind or low vision youth: make a secure online monthly donation with a credit card or your PayPal account. Your monthly support gives a blind or low vision student the opportunity to make friends, explore and plan for their future. select the following PayPal button.

About Touch The Future

Career Foundations For Blind Youth and Their Parents

For years, there has existed a 70% unemployment rate within the blindness community. Our Space Our Place, Inc. offers a career exploration program for blind youth ages 13-18.

Topics Covered will include:

  • Identifying interests and skills and matching those with future career options
  • Meeting professionals in ones interested field and touring companies
  • Role of parents
  • Practicing interviewing, creating a resume, writing cover letters and thank you notes
  • Using resources at school and at the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind
  • Enhancing interpersonal skills

Program Days and Location

The program begins

  • Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017
  • Time: 4:00 PM 6 PM
  • Location: The Tobin Community Center , 1481 Tremont Street , Roxbury MA.

Transportation is available. The program meets once a month.

Touch The Future - Career Exploration Calendar

Upcoming Meeting Dates to be announced

Two meetings will be held with parents. We will select convenient times and dates for participating parents.

Interviews With Professionals

Touch The Future Program Registration

To sign up for this program, please call (617) 459-4084, or complete the registration form.