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 works to challenge prevailing notions and stereotypes of disability by showcasing disabled people's strength, ingenuity, and originality. Their public education and cultural events connect the Bay Area’s vibrant disability communities and the general public with faculty and students at SF State to fight disability stigma with disability culture. They carry on the legacy of scholar-activist Paul Longmore to build a culture of pride, freedom, and self-determination for people with disabilities. Learn more on the Longmore Institute’s Website.