Open Letter to the WLWV School Board The West Linn Alliance strongly supports the efforts of our school district to integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion into our school curriculum. We see that, across our nation today, there is a movement to stop schools from their primary task of educating our children. America is a great […]
By Leslie Hayertz West Linn Alliance members were invited to attend a Zoom meeting on May 28th to discuss what qualities the Alliance would like to see in our next police chief. The invitation came from Emergency Services Consulting International, the company contracted by the city to carry out the search for the new chief. […]
Public Statement from the West Linn Alliance The West Linn Alliance is a community organization focused on promoting social equity and social justice. Our vision is that West Linn is a safe, welcoming place for all, and our mission is to address racism and discrimination in our midst, so we can build a community of […]
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, […]
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 […]
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.
August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
September 13 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm