Last revised April 2002

About the Pullman Human Rights Commission

What Can You Do?

Opportunities to 
Promote Human Rights

Legal Definitions


Contact Us
  • Contact Person: 
    David Stiller
  • Phone: 
    (509) 334-7868
  • Email:
  • Mail: 
    Pullman Human Rights Commission
    PO Box 3074 CS
    Pullman, WA 99165
Community Resources
332-BIAS Hotline
The 332-BIAS Hotline helps community members report bias crimes or bias related incidents in our community. A trained dispatcher will record information and refer the caller to an appropriate agency that can best respond to their needs. All criminal offenses will be referred to law enforcement agency for immediate action. Callers may remain anonymous.
Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse
1045 N. Grand Avenue
Pullman, WA 99163
(509) 332-0552
Offers support for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence; provides crisis intervention, emergency shelter, support groups, legal advocacy, medical advocacy, and referral information. Free and confidential.
Communications Disorders Clinic
Washington State University
Daggy Hall, Room 133
Pullman, WA 99164-2420
(509) 335-1509
The Clinic provides diagnostic and rehabilitation services to students with speech, language, or hearing problems. 
Palouse Empire Pride
Regional Outreach Manager 
315 W Mission Ave. #17 
Spokane WA 99201 
(888) 575-7717 
Palouse Empire Pride is the Pride Foundation's program in Latah and Whitman Counties. The Pride Foundation strengthens the GLBT community through its grants and scholarship programs. Palouse Empire Pride meets the first Wednesday of each month and alternates meetings between Moscow and Pullman. Groups wishing to apply for grants or individuals wishing to apply for scholarships through Palouse Empire Pride can contact Kevan Gardner. 

Palouse Industries
1235 SE Professional Mall Blvd.
Pullman, WA 99163
(509) 332-6561
The Palouse Industries provides rehabilitation and employment services for adults with disabilities; operates preschool and child care services for developmentally delayed and typically developing children ages birth to 6 years. 
Pullman High School Human Rights Club
Larry and Hall Drive
Pullman High School is 332-1551
The purpose of the Human Rights Club at Pullman High School is to ensure the rights of everyone, to make relevant connections to other Pullman area Human Rights groups, and to recognize the differences of our student body while communicating a strong message that all forms of prejudice and hatred will not be tolerated in our school! 
Advisors are Felicia Billey and Shelly Field 
Pullman School District Diversity Task Force (Mrs. Vickie Martin, Chair)
Franklin Elementary School
850 SE Klemgard
Pullman, WA 99163
(509) 334-5641
The Task Force provides support and recommendations to the school district on policies and programs that affirm diversity through curriculum development, staff training, and school activities. 
Sojourners' Alliance

Emergency and long-term shelter for men, women and their children; food bank; Housing Opportunities for People with HIV/AIDS which includes emergency housing assistance, medical assistance, and travel assistance for people living with HIV/AIDS; HIV case management; prevention education and confidential testing through Stonewall Health Project and The Sisters Project serving all of Whitman and Latah Counties.

Washington State University
Center for Human Rights
French Administration Building, Room 225
Pullman, WA 99164-1022
(509) 335-8288
The Center investigates complaints of unlawful discrimination. The kinds of discrimination prohibited by university policy are those which occur on the basis of race, sex, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin; physical, mental or sensory disability; marital status, sexual orientation, and status as a Vietnam-era or disabled veteran. Decisions affecting an individual cannot be made on the basis of one of these factors.
Washington State University
Disability Resource Center
Administrative Annex, Room 206
Pullman, WA 99164-4122
(509) 335-1566
The Center assists students who have disabilities by providing and coordinating reasonable accommodations that give students an equal opportunity to overcome potential obstacles and be successful in their area of study. The program also refers students to other programs for assistance in achieving their academic goals. All accommodations are authorized on an individual basis.
Washington State University
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Allies Program
Compton Union Building, Room B19A
Pullman, WA 99164-7204
(509) 335-6428
The Center mission is to increase understanding and awareness of the needs, issues, and realities of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people

Washington State University

Multicultural Student Services
Lighty Student Services, Room 190
Pullman, WA 99614-1062
(509) 335-7852
The Office of Multicultural Student Services provides services and programs to recruit and graduate African American, Asian American and Pacific Islander, Chicano/Latino, and Native American students of color.Multicultural Student Services also develops programs that heighten awareness and appreciation of cultural and racial diversity within the university and the Pullman community. 
Washington State University
Women’s Resource Center
Wilson Hall, Room 8
Pullman, WA 99164-4005
The Center provides information, programming, and referral services for issues related to women.As an advocate for the diverse concerns of women, the center promotes and maintains an atmosphere of mutual understanding where all individuals are respected.
720 NE Thatuna
Pullman, WA 99163
The YWCA is a non-profit organization committed to the elimination of racism and all forms of oppression.Community members and students are encouraged to take an active role in our annual events such as the Week Without Violence, Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholars Program, and the Biennial Racial Justice Conference.