By Glenda Golter As a white mother of two white teenage daughters, I wish I’d been more deliberate about talking to my kids about racism when they were little. The topic of racism comes up more regularly now that they’re older, but I know I still have plenty of room to grow. In my efforts […]
It’s Time The global protests against racism and police brutality triggered by George Floyd’s murder, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, are a wake-up call. We need to unravel how we got to where we are today in order to reshape a more equitable and just society. The work of change is not easy. It […]
Long-range planning that is dominated by racist views or financial conflicts of interest poses an existential threat to the school system.
Her statements were antithetical to the long-term vision of the School District administration
WLAIC supports the need for government policies and entities that strengthen public health and safety. We believe that sensible guidelines on the use of force in policing support this goal. WLAIC supports the following State-level policies called for by Legislative People of Color Caucus. The state legislature is taking up the issue of arbitration in […]
Author: Kathy Selvaggio, West Linn resident (The following submission was made to the City of West Linn regarding six proposals submitted in response to the City’s bid tender for a DEI audit.) I am submitting the following comments and attached spread sheet examining six of the 13 proposals received from firms in response to the […]
Help build bridges between West Linn and Michael Fessers community in North Portland
The following petition information is about a campaign created by a former West Linn High School student. WLAIC supports an educational curriculum that promotes equity, inclusion, and diversity. We encourage you to review this petition. Link to the petition. Petition Background (By Olivia Klugman) I am asking West Linn/Wilsonville School District superintendent Kathy Ludwig to […]
Our collective recognition of the injustice behind the killing of George Floyd provides an opportunity to pursue real and necessary change for social justice in America.
WLAIC lifts its voice in support of the millions of US citizens who are calling for justice and accountability