Austin’s 20th Anniversary White Cane Day

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Event Schedule
Date Time Location
Oct. 12, 2022 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. On Campus

You are invited to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Austin’s White Cane Day on October 12, 2022! The event will be held at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired located at 1100 W. 45th Street, Austin, TX 78756.

20th Anniversary Live Event Program


2022 Austin White Cane Day fun walk/run begins between 7:00 a.m. and 7:15 a.m. meet inside Republic Square Park behind all the southbound bus stops along Guadalupe at 422 Guadalupe Street.


Travis Association for the Blind’s march begins at 8:00 a.m. meet at City Hall. At 8:15 a.m. march begins to the Capital.

Texas Workforce Commission and Texas School for Blind march meets at 8:45 a.m. Meet at one of the following locations:

  • Walgreens, 4501 Guadalupe St
  • Central Market, 4001 N. Lamar Blvd.
  • The Pit Barbecue, 4707 Burnet Road
  • Triangle Station, 47th @ W. Guadalupe

9:00 a.m. march begins- Walk to Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 1100 W. 45th St Austin, TX 78756.

Program Line Up

9:50 a.m. TSBVI Choir

  • Master of Ceremonies – Valerie Alvarez

10:00 a.m. Program begins

  • National Anthem”sung by Curtis Perry
  • TWC Chairman and commissioner of the Public – Bryan Daniel
  • TWC Commissioner of Employers – Aaron Demerson
  • TWC Executive Director – Ed Serna
  • Executive Director of the Governor’s Committee on Disabilities – Ron Lucey
  • TSBVI Superintendent – Emily Coleman
  • HHSC Executive Commissioner – Cecile Erwin Young
  • Travis Association for the Blind – Chief Executive Officer Jim Meehan
  • Instrumental Performance by Tristian Gallegos

Let the fun and festivities begin!!!

For Out-of-Towners and Easy-Chair-Loungers

If you are unable to attend or live outside of Austin, you can still be a part of the 20th Anniversary Celebration by watching the webcast portion of the October 12th event. Watch the live stream below at 10 a.m. October 12, 2022 to see the program live.