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 ...

Grant to help fund accessible garden plot at Koppel Farm

The Innovia Foundation has awarded a $10,000 Community Grant to Pullman Community Gardens at Koppel Farm for building a fully accessible garden plot. Disability Action Center NW has partnered with Koppel Farm, City of Pullman to help in the design and building of the ...

Efforts underway to address direct care worker shortage

Providers of direct care services are mobilizing to address a concerning, and challenging, shortage of Idaho workers. Direct care workers assist the elderly and those who have physical or mental disabilities — and qualify to reside in an institution or assisted living ...

Leeper: ‘Medically exempt’ doesn’t outweigh risk

By Garrett Cabeza, Daily News staff writer, Feb 10, 2021 Some people are medically exempt from wearing a face covering, but the Americans with Disabilities Act does not require businesses to provide customers full access to their establishment if he or she poses a direct ...

Disability Action Center joins statewide advocacy

Disability Action Center NW, based in Moscow, is joining a statewide advocacy promotion for Fred Riggers Day at the Idaho State Capitol. This year the promotion is virtual and will last three months. Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Tuesday read a Disability Awareness Day ...