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Equity for LGBTQ students demanded at WLWV School Board meeting

West Linn High School (WLHS) students spoke at the December 2nd WLWV School Board meeting, urging the district to interrupt the current culture of LGBTQ harassment and provide an equitable educational experience for all students regardless of gender orientation. Multiple parents also spoke supporting the students, including State Representative Rachel Prusak.      The voices of students […]

Event

Multi-City Equity Summit

The Multi-City Equity Summit was held on October 19th of 2019. The Summit was held at the Lake Oswego High School and featured notable keynote and closing speakers along with a series of 10 workshops throughout the day. The event was well attended with lots of positive feedback from the participants. The event was covered […]

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Equitable Housing in West Linn

WLAIC’s November meeting focused on housing in West Linn and its impact on diversity, equity, and inclusion. The recent Clackamas County Regional Housing Needs Analysis (Sept. 2019), highlighted West Linn’s lack of available unbuilt land within the city limits. West Linn is forecast to need 998 new housing units over the next 20 years, but […]

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Summer events and new members

Summer can be a slow time of the year, but the West Linn Alliance for Inclusive Community (WLAIC) has maintained an active pace this summer. WLAIC co-sponsored a July 23rd event featuring Walidah Imarisha. Walidah’s talk entitled ‘Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon: A Hidden History’ was very well received by an audience […]

Issues

Poverty and Equity

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are at the heart of the vision held by the West Linn Alliance for Inclusive Community (WLAIC). This vision is one of a community where all people are welcome; all of our neighbors are safe from hate crimes, abuse, or harassment; and all West Linn residents can have equal opportunity […]

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Stepping into the future

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are at the heart of the vision held by the West Linn Alliance for Inclusive Community (WLAIC). This vision is one of a community where all people are welcome; all of our neighbors are safe from hate crimes, abuse or harassment; and no person or group is subjected to discrimination, […]