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.

Event

October Book Discussion: Ceremony, will take place on Thursday, October 27, 2022.

The West Linn Alliance, in partnership with the West Linn Public Library, is pleased to host an open discussion on the book Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko. The free online event is scheduled for Thursday, October 27 at 7:00 pm.

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Event

Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration will take place on Sunday, October 9, 2022.

This year Clackamas County will hold an in-person celebration of Indigenous history and culture. Immerse yourself in Indigenous Peoples Day with food, music, storytelling, and vendors.

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Multiple Events

WOMEN’S BIPOC SPEAKER SERIES 2022 – 2023

What is your story? What are your passions? The West Linn Alliance is pleased to collaborate with a partnership of local organizations to bring the Women’s BIPOC Speaker Series to West Linn residents: All monthly presentations will be held at MARY’S WOODS.
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Blog – Opinion

Descent into Theocracy – Diversity, equity, and inclusion stand in opposition to the purpose and goals of Christian fundamentalism. The recent enshrining of radical Christian aspirations into law, at both Federal and State levels, should raise a red flag for anyone who values diversity and religious freedom. Recent court decisions seem more aligned with a Christian theocracy than a secular democracy.
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Blog – Opinion

Jewish Community Relations Council Condemns Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade – The Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation (JCRC) strongly condemns today’s Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturning Roe v. Wade, holding that there is no longer a right to abortion under the federal constitution. Access to safe, affordable, and legal abortion and reproductive health care is a priority for JCRC. We are outraged by this decision, which we do not believe represents the will of the people nor is in the best interest of the country.
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News

West Linn council to discuss police oversight at July 5 meeting – The council will continue a two-year discussion of a ‘review and recommend’ board (published in Pamplin Media). Following a March meeting in which members of West Linn’s original police oversight task force lambasted a city proposal for a new police accountability entity, the West Linn City Council will continue its discussion of the “review and recommend” board at its next meeting on July 5.
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Blog – Clackamas County Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Council

We want our members to know that Clackamas County has an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Council.
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Equity Council