The West Linn Alliance
Celebrating Diversity and Promoting Inclusion
We are neighbors working together with local government, schools, organizations, and businesses
to make West Linn a safe and welcoming community for all.
Candidates providing DEI statements to the West Linn Alliance
May 14 Program: Unraveling Othering
This free online workshop, co-sponsored by the West Linn Alliance and the West Linn Public Library, focuses on our perception of others, some of which is rooted in our biology and some of which is rooted in our cultural experience. Through mindful writing and other activities, we will come to know more about our encounters with “the other” and experiences of being viewed as “the other” in a creative, safe zone.
BLOG – DIVERSITY
May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
Oregon is home to many Pacific Islanders who celebrate this month and can trace their ancestry to the Pacific islands of Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and HawaiiPacific Islander communities are one of the fastest growing ethnic groups in Oregon, according to the 2020 census, numbering at least 40,000 strong in our state, with large and growing communities in Multnomah, Marion, Washington, Benton and Union counties in particular… Read More