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Mission

Mission

The United States Association of Blind Athletes empowers Americans who are blind and visually impaired to experience life-changing opportunities in sports, recreation and physical activities, thereby educating and inspiring the nation.

Our Vision

Every American who is blind or visually impaired will lead a healthy lifestyle by actively participating in sports, recreation and physical activity.

Our Beliefs

Respect: We respect and honor the inherent value and the contributions of people who are blind and visually impaired.

Integrity: We conduct our business transparently, honestly, and ethically.

Empowerment: We are deeply dedicated to the potential of each person who is blind or visually impaired involved with USABA to realize his or her aspirations.

Diversity: We are committed to welcoming individuals from various cultural backgrounds and life experiences, regardless of disability, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion and age.

Inclusion: We foster an environment of acceptance through education and seek ways to broaden the integration of athletes who are blind and visually impaired into community-based sports programs and competitions.

Diversity and Inclusion

The United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA) exists in a diverse and dynamic environment.  On a daily basis, USABA’s board of directors and staff are committed to respecting and honoring the inherent value and the unique contributions of all Americans who are blind and visually impaired by conducting business in a transparent, honest and ethical basis that results in an environment of acceptance.  USABA actively seeks ways to broaden acceptance of people who are blind and visually impaired, as well as the acceptance of all people who support our mission and objectives.

USABA Gender Inclusion Policy