Bruce Sexton – Disability Advocate
Bruce Sexton, JD, a leading Disability Rights Advocate, grew up in Dublin, Calif., and is the fifth of seven children. His mother and two of his siblings are also blind. He began attending the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) conventions when he was 12. Bruce was as a third-year UC Berkeley student, president of the California Association of Blind Students when he agreed to be a plaintiff, along with the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and its California chapter, in a class-action suit filed February 7, 2006 against the discount retail giant Target. Target agreed to a $6 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit. Bruce is a strategic, well connected leader in the blindness community with 15+ years of experience in designing and enhancing programs for the blind or otherwise disabled populations.