Helen Keller Day

Helen Keller Day

 

Helen Keller spent her life advocating for people with disabilities, traveling the world, and writing.

  • In 1915 she and George A. Kessler founded the Helen Keller International (HKI) organization. This organization is devoted to research in vision, health and nutrition.
  • In 1920, she helped to found the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
  • In 1980, during her birth centennial, President Jimmy Carter proclaimed June 27, her birthday, to be celebrated as Helen Keller Day.

Helen Keller Day (in braille)
Helen Keller Day
(in braille)

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