LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED provides education, training, advocacy and community for blind individuals in California and around the world. Founded and based in San Francisco since 1902, the LightHouse is one of the largest and most comprehensive blindness organizations in North America, with a wide variety of programs to suit a wide variety of needs, as well as a rich network of blindness advocates and professionals. LightHouse is a proud champion of Superfest because of the festival’s rich history among Bay Area disability groups and long-standing record of of promoting the rights and interests of disabled people. Learn more on LightHouse’s website.
THE PAUL K. LONGMORE INSTITUTE ON DISABILITY at San Francisco State University studies and showcases disabled people’s experiences to transform social views. Through public education, scholarship, and cultural events, the Institute shares disability history, promotes critical thinking, and builds a broader community. Learn more on the Longmore Institute’s website.