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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 […]


WLAIC Supports Wat Dhammarangsey

West Linn’s Cambodian Buddhist temple needs community support The Cambodian Buddhist temple in Stafford (Wat Dhammarangsey) will be celebrating the Cambodian New Year over a five-day period from April 13th through April 18th. A description of the daily events can be found on the Temple’s calendar.  Unfortunately, anti-Asian sentiment has already reared its ugly head and recently […]


The Start of School: WLWV

West Linn/Wilsonville School District announced their 2021-22 start date for September 7, the traditional day after Labor Day. Typically, this has not been a problem. However, this year, Rosh Hashanah, a very solemn day in the Jewish religion, falls on September 7 as well. It is a day when adults do not go to work […]

Issues WLAIC

The Blackface Meme

The blackface meme is an ugly racist stereotype for those who know its history.

Issues Opinion

Opinion – The Hayes-Tilden Compromise of 1877

Paving the way for the Jim Crow Laws By William House (The views expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the views of the West Linn Alliance. The West Linn Alliance is a non-partisan community organization focused on promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion and preventing racism) Those listening carefully in the runup to the January 6, […]

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. A Community Call to Confront Hate

    May 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  2. Book/Film Discussion Group: Whose History

    May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. West Linn Alliance Outreach Meeting

    June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 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