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Juneteenth – also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day – is an annual holiday celebrating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States. The day commemorates the anniversary date of the June 19, 1865, announcement of General Order No. 3 by Union Army general Gordon Granger, […]

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Equal Justice Initiative Museum and Memorial

By Terence Shumaker Between Reconstruction and WWII, more than 4000 Blacks were murdered by lynching across twelve Southern states. This lasting smear on our society, a direct result of several hundred years of slavery, had been hidden from our history books until recently. Now, in light of recent racially motivated incidents, and the blossoming of […]

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The Tulsa Massacre

Our Shared History May 31, 2021, marks the centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre, one of the worst incidents of racial violence in US history—a riotous massacre that left hundreds dead and thousands homeless. The violence and destruction decimated a 40 square block area of the black Greenwood neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma. News reports of […]

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The West Linn Alliance supports Clackamas Equity Statement

The West Linn Alliance has joined other community organizations in supporting the following public equity statement: We, the undersigned, are organizations promoting diversity, equity and inclusive practices across all parts of Clackamas County.  We believe that everyone in our area, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender expression, religion, and/or ability has the right to […]


WLWV 2021 School Board Candidates & DEI

(The West Linn Alliance has asked all School Board Candidates for their views on diversity, equity, and inclusion in the WLWV School District. We are providing their responses as part of our voter education program. All responses received are posted below in the order received ) Candidate: Seiji Shiratori Diversity, equity, and inclusion is the […]

Reporting Hate & Bias Incidents

Whether it happened to you or to someone else, there is help for reporting and tracking hate and bias incidents. The Oregon Department of Justice has a hotline you can call.

Inclusion in Wilsonville

Wilsonville Alliance for Inclusive Communities – Pursuing a diverse, inclusive, and equitable Wilsonville through informed dialogue, advocacy, and celebration of human dignity and belonging.

Upcoming Events

  1. White Supremacy in 2021: Putting Violent Extremists on Trial

    June 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Wilsonville Juneteenth Celebration

    June 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    June 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  4. Book/Film Discussion Group: Caste

    June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. West Linn Alliance Outreach Meeting

    July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. West Linn Alliance Outreach Meeting

    August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. West Linn Alliance Outreach Meeting

    September 13 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. West Linn Alliance Outreach Meeting

    October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  9. West Linn Alliance Outreach Meeting

    November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm