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CEA Foundation Extends OATS Grant for Innovative Technology Center for Seniors

The CEA Foundation announced its continued support of the Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) and the OATS project which began last year at the Senior Planet Exploration Center in Manhattan, the nation's first technology-themed community center for older adults. The Senior Planet Exploration Center fits with the CEA Foundation’s mission by empowering older adults to harness the power of technology to change the way they age.

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CEA Foundation Extends Grant to Selfhelp; Foundation’s First Grantee Continues to Change Lives
We Have Lost A Legend: Long Time CE Industry Leader, CES Founder and Decorated U.S. Veteran Jack Wayman Dies at Age 92
CEA Foundation Awards Grant to Gallaudet University for Video Series on Effective Technologies for Consumers with Hearing Loss

CEA Foundation Extends Grant to Lighthouse Guild’s Technology Center

The CEA Foundation, a charitable organization affiliated with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), announced it will continue to support Lighthouse Guild with a second annual grant for The Henry A. Grunwald Technology Center. The Center is comprised of a dedicated team of technology professionals who provide instruction, training, demonstrations and forums, both on-site and virtually on the web, utilizing cutting-edge technologies to significantly enhance the lives of people who are visually impaired.

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CEA Foundation Awards Grant to San Diego Futures Foundation
CEA Foundation Awards Grant to BridgingApps
CEA Contributes $1 Million to CEA Foundation in Honor of Industry Visionary Jack Wayman

CEA Applauds Scheduled Senate Markup of UN Disabilities Treaty

The following statement can be attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s July 22 markup of the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: “CEA is delighted that Chairman Menendez (D-NJ), Ranking Member Corker (R-Tenn.) and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are planning a markup of the Disabilities Treaty. In December 2012, the Senate narrowly missed an opportunity to join nearly 150 other countries that have ratified the treaty, but this markup provides a rare second chance to do the right thing.

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CEA Earns Hearing Loss Association of America’s National Access Award
CEA Foundation Named 2014 Power of A Gold Award Winner by ASAE
CEA Foundation Welcomes Two Executives to its Board of Trustees


CEA Foundation i3 September/October 2014 Article

CEA Foundation highlights including CEA support in honor of Jack Wayman and opportunities to support nonprofits with CE products through TechSoup.

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CEA Foundation i3 September/October 2014 Article
i3: Help Consumers Find Your Accessible Devices
Dealerscope 40 Under 40 Feature CEA Foundation Executive Director
Technology Integrator: A Golden Opportunity

CEA Foundation Backs Tech for Seniors, Disabled

The CEA Foundation has been featured in the March 17th issue of TWICE on page 8.

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CEA Foundation Backs Tech for Seniors, Disabled
CEA Foundation Featured in Variety
CEA Foundation featured at Grantmakers in Aging
Senior Centers Go Virtual

CEA Foundation Applauds CES Innovation 2013 Awards Winners

The CEA® Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, congratulated the first honoree in the new “Accessible & Universal Design Technologies” category for the International CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards.

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CEA Foundation Applauds CES Innovation 2013 Awards Winners
Transformational Technologies for Seniors: Marrying Dreams with Practicalities
Foundation Chairman Shalam interviewed on Virtual Senior Center
Transformative Technology for Seniors