China: Striving for More Inclusive Communities

Renmin University of China had never seen anything like it before. Judging from the countless people who gleefully snapped photos of us around the Forbidden City, people in Beijing had never seen anything like it before. Renmin students and Chinese tourists all seemed surprised to see two confident blind Americans. Haben Girma and Tai Blas, … Read more

Haben is Named a White House Champion of Change

The White House recognized Haben Girma as a Champion of Change on February 26, 2013. The White House Champions of Change Program honors ordinary Americans doing extraordinary things, and this week’s Champions have taken extraordinary strides for America’s students. Haben and nine other Champions discussed important changes in education that would help students across the … Read more