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A CALL FOR PEACE AND CIVILITY IN ADVANCE OF THE ELECTION

The West Linn Alliance is allied with a number of other groups in supporting civil and violence-free elections Portland, OR – October 16, 2020 United in Spirit, along with our allied organizations, will hold a press conference on Friday October 30th (details below) calling for peace and civility in advance of the election. Our appeal is for civil discourse. […]

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Intelligent Lives

Intelligent Lives (a film by Dan Habib) will be showing on Tuesday, March 3rd from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Lake Theater 106 N. State St., Lake Oswego, OR 97034. Tickets are available through WLAIC – contact William House INTELLIGENT LIVES: a powerful documentary inviting us to rethink belonging and inclusivity through the lived experience of 3 young adults. Sponsored by West Linn-Wilsonville Schools, West Linn-Alliance for Inclusive Community, and Lake Oswego Schools, […]

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White Allyship in Close-knit Communities

Saturday January 11th, 2020 – West Linn Public Library 2:00 pm – Admission is free, and the public is welcome What does it mean to be a white ally, especially in close-knit communities? And what does it mean to have the support of white allies? What is needed from white people in our communities to […]

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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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Diversity and Inclusion: A Look at Housing in West Linn

Come join us for a discussion! WHEN: Wednesday, November 20th from 6:30 – 8:00 pm WHERE: West Linn Lutheran Church 20390 Willamette Dr. Free Admission – Open to the public The WLAIC November general meeting will feature a facilitated discussion on housing in West Linn and its relationship to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This discussion […]

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WLAIC Fundraiser @ Nineteen33 TapRoom

WLAIC is honored to let you know that the generous folks at the Nineteen33 Taproom in Old Willamette are running a fundraiser for our organization. Monday NOVEMBER 4th is the date and you can come by from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm. It is FREE ENTRY for all ages. The chief is preparing a special […]

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Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon? A Hidden History

Oregon has a history not only of Black exclusion and discrimination but also of a vibrant Black culture that helped sustain many communities throughout the state — a history that is not taught in schools. Author and educator Walidah Imarisha leads participants through an interactive timeline of Black history in Oregon that speaks to the […]

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Multi-City Equity Summit

Lake Oswego, Tigard, Tualatin, West Linn, & Wilsonville The Multi-City Equity Summit reflects the strength and dedication of many people from our local communities. The inspiration for the summit was an acknowledgment that barriers exist which prevent some people from fully participating in the quality of life that our communities have to offer.  Barriers to […]

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Good Citizen

The West Linn Alliance for Inclusive Community is pleased to present a staged reading of the play “Good Citizen” by George Taylor. This event is co-sponsored with the West Linn Lutheran Church. The project is supported in part by a grant from the Clackamas County Cultural Program (managed by the Clackamas County Arts Alliance) and […]

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Race and Adoption

The West Linn Alliance for Inclusive Community is pleased to partner with Oregon Humanities and the West Linn Public Library to bring a conversation to our community on Race and Adoption.  Astrid Castro has traveled the country for more than twenty years leading and presenting groups, talks, and workshops on adoption and race. Astrid co-authored Adoption in […]