ADA at 31: Meaningful changes continue

By Scott Jackson, Daily News staff writer    July 23, 2021 Participants were treated to sunshine, free hamburgers, bags of groceries and even school supplies Thursday at a celebration of the 31st anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act, hosted by local nonprofit ...

Party to celebrate ADA anniversary is Thursday in Moscow

Disability Action Center NW will have a free public party from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Mountain View Park in Moscow. The event will celebrate the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act being signed into law. The event will feature a resource fair, ...

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Local non-profit to compete in national disability-awareness competition

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter July 7, 2021 A team from Disability Action Center Northwest, located in Moscow, will compete in a nationwide virtual game of Jeopardy. The competition will be held at 11 a.m. today virtually, executive director Mark Leeper said. The ...

Local Non-Profit to Take Part in National ADA Jeopardy Competition

MOSCOW – Mark Leeper, the Executive Director of Disability Action Center NW (DAC NW) will be competing in an upcoming nationwide virtual Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Jeopardy game! This fun-filled, accessible game will test their knowledge of the ADA, signed ...

Call for Artists

May 21, 2021 Moscow Artwalk – Disability Action Center NW is seeking artists with disabilities of all ages to submit Artist Trading Cards of 2.5×3.5-inch for this year’s “Masterpieces in Miniature” artwalk. The art cards can be of any media as long as they can fit in an ...

Cultivating a garden for all

May 11, 2021 – Moscow Pullman Daily News By Anthony Kuipers, Daily News staff writer A team of people has come together to ensure a community garden in Pullman is truly available to the entire community. By this fall, the Pullman Community Garden at Koppel Farm should ...

The ties between mental health and running

ELIZA CALLIS, Daily Evergreen reporter April 29, 2021 Last April, Vicki Leeper’s husband Mark was struggling with his mental health so she set a goal to spend one day of the weekend doing an outdoor activity, regardless of the weather. After outdoor activities became a part ...

Disability Action Center accepting artist applications for Moscow Artwalk

Disability Action Center NW in Moscow is accepting applications from artists with disabilities for this year’s Moscow Artwalk. The nonprofit is planning to display “Artist Trading Cards” at its office at 505 N. Main St. in Moscow and online. A reception and judging of the ...

ATC’s for All Abilities

Calling all artists with disabilities! You can create up to 5 artist trading cards for submission and be entered to win prizes and receive 5 new art cards in return! The only rules are the cards must be 2 1/2″x3 1/2″ and thin enough to fit in an envelope to mail. ...

Down Syndrome, Trees and Other Variations

“When you go out into the woods and look at trees, you see all these different trees. Some of them are bent, some of them are straight, some of them are evergreens, and some of them are deciduous. And you look at the tree and you allow it. You appreciate it. You see why it ...