Former police sergeant Jon Schorsch applies his legal and management expertise at the King County Department of Public Defense. A member of the National Federation of the Blind, Jon Schorsch also serves on the board of directors for Sight Connection.
Founded in 1965 as Community Services for the Blind, Sight Connection provides services that help people affected by blindness to live active and independent lives. The organization operates as a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization, and received finding through both public and private sources. Over 85% of Sight Connection’s revenues go directly to Services, which include:
* Training on independent living and traveling safely
* Counseling and educational services
* Support with assistance technology
* A vision aid store and clinic that offers aids ranging from glasses and magnifiers to bioptic telescope systems and canes
Sight Connection maintains a staff of experts who can help find the best solutions for people with vision loss. For additional information on the organization and its services, visit www.sightconnection.org.
Public Administration Professional