Students help design first ADA accessible garden in the area

WSU INSIDER – School of Design and Construction students helped to design and build one of the first fully accessible garden plots in the Inland Northwest. The plot that meets ADA requirements is located at the Pullman Community Garden at Koppel Farm in Pullman. “This ...

Joint Letter to Key US Government Leadership

July 2022 Samantha Power, USAID Administrator Uzra Zeya, Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights Sarah Minkara, Special Advisor on International Disability Rights Kara McDonald, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, ...

City gets new suggestion for overnight shelter

By Elaine Williams Of the Lewiston Tribune, Jun 29, 2022 Homeless individuals displaced by a closure of the LC Valley Adult Resource Center’s temporary overnight shelter should be allowed to use the Lewiston Community Center during its off hours, as recommended by one ...

Stop blaming acts of mass violence on mental illness

In the aftermath of such events as the Uvalde school shooting, come inevitable and inaccurate attempts to pin the blame solely on mental illness. At a press event following the shooting, a senior Texas official said “Anybody who shoots somebody else has a mental health ...

Community garden ready to bloom

By Kali Nelson, Moscow-Pullman Daily News May 14, 2022 Updated May 16, 2022 The Pullman Community Garden at Koppel Farm is bringing back its annual spring fair and plant sale today after a three-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting at 10 a.m. at the corner ...

Independent Living Provides Choices and Control

Disability Action Center NW is a non-profit advocacy center that has been in operation since 1990. They have an incredibly diverse and adaptable board of directors and staff. These people form a partnership with the community and work to promote the independence and equality ...

Mental Health 5K Walk

By Kaye Hult The Mental Health 5K Walk, “Open Heart, Mind and Sole,” from 9:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 9, at the PCEI Pavilion in Moscow, kicks off events through May, which is Mental Health Awareness Month. “Mental illness is a disease, not a decision. We hope to end ...

Moscow prepares for annual Mental Health Awareness Walk

The Latah Alliance on Mental Illness, Latah Recovery Center, Disability Action Center Northwest and 3Forks Bike Shop will host the kickoff to Moscow’s Mental Health Awareness Walk on April 9 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Palouse Clearwater Environmental Institute. In ...