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.

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..… Read More

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 July 5.… Read More

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… Read More

BLOG – Clackamas County Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Council

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

Equity Council

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