Diversity – May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Taken from a Facebook Post by Khanh Pham #AAPIHeritageMonth is just as much about the PI – Pacific Islander – part of this aggregated term. Oregon is home to many Pacific Islanders who celebrate this month and… Read More »Oregon is home to many Pacific Islanders
The West Linn Alliance, along with our partners West Linn Lutheran Church, Mary’s Woods Diversity Committee, and the Refugee Care Collective, want to thank the many local volunteers, merchants, and donors who helped with our campaign in February and March. If you missed the campaign… Read More »Thank you for providing over 130 Refugee Restart Kits!
Thank you to all of the volunteers, residents, and employees who have been participating in our campaign to stock the Oregon Refugee Care Collective warehouse with restart kits. We delivered 37 completed kits on March 11. The very next day, another 20 were delivered to us at the… Read More »Refugee Kit Update
February 5 Collection Kickoff The West Linn Alliance successfully held its first collection day for the Refugee Aid Kits. Parkrose Hardware generously let us set up our collection table in front of their store. Sher, Carole, and Catherine McMullen (2022 Candidate for Clackamas County Clerk)… Read More »Refugee Restart Kits
Paving the way for the Jim Crow Laws (Cover image: The Courthouse Lawn, Halifax, North Carolina (Modified by ArcheanWeb) — Original Credit: By John Vachon for U.S. Farm Security Administration — Library of Congress, Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons) By WM House (The following article is an… Read More »The Hayes-Tilden Compromise of 1877
by Terence Shumaker Between Reconstruction and WWII, more than 4,000 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… Read More »Equal Justice Initiative Museum and Memorial
Elections 2022 (The following information is provided as a public service on behalf of the West Linn Alliance voter education campaign. All positions represented below are those of the candidate.) Office Sought: Clackamas County Clerk The County Clerk is a critical link between citizens and… Read More »Catherine McMullen
The West Linn Alliance January 2022 Presentation The January meeting of the West Linn Alliance featured a marvelous presentation by Bob Horenstein on “The Mainstreaming of Antisemitism in America.” The meeting was well attended and included West Linn Police Chief Mahuna, West Linn Mayor Walters,… Read More »The Mainstreaming of Antisemitism in America