West Linn Alliance for Inclusive Community is forming a new study group to delve deeply into the issues raised in Resmaa Menakem’s book My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies. Key to this book is the perspective that… Read More »My Grandmother’s Hands
From October 2022 to March 2023, five impressive women shared their stories and passion for the work they do. Watch the recordings of this series here. This series was made possible by Mary’s Woods, the West Linn Alliance, Respond to Racism, LO for Love, West… Read More »Women’s BIPOC Speaker Series
Community safety and the history of policing The Clackamas County Equity Coalition will hold its quarterly meeting on: Thursday, September 15, 20224:30 pm Guest speaker and local pastor, Aric Clark, will offer an information session on community safety and the history of policing. Breakout discussions to follow. Register: https://bit.ly/3cGJLaG
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
On December 2, the West Linn Alliance hosted a meeting on Housing in West Linn. Our speaker for the evening was Betty Avila, a member of the West Linn City Planning Department. Betty gave a good presentation on the City’s process for considering new code changes following… Read More »West Linn Housing Presentation