Anti-Discrimination Resources
Washington State Human Rights Commission
All inhabitants of Washington have certain rights and responsibilities under the Law Against Discrimination (RCW 49.60). Discrimination occurs whenever we treat someone differently and deny him or her equal treatment or access because of: Race, Creed, Color, National Origin, Sex, Marital Status, Family with Children Status, Age, the Presence of any Sensory, Mental, or Physical Disability, the Use of a Trained Dog Guide or Service Animal by a Person with a Disability, or Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Under the law, the Human Rights Commission can investigate complaints of alleged discrimination in the following areas: employment, housing and real estate, places of public accommodation, credit and insurance, and retaliation. To learn more about the investigative process or to file a complaint with the Washington State Human Rights Commission go to:

The Whatcom Civil Rights Project
Call WCRP (360-746-2745) and leave a detailed message with your name, a good contact number or information with a good time at which you can be reach, and a brief description of your question or situation.