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West Linn Alliance Participates in Police Chief Recruitment

By Leslie Hayertz West Linn Alliance members were invited to attend a Zoom meeting on May 28th to discuss what qualities the Alliance would like to see in our next police chief. The invitation came from Emergency Services Consulting International, the company contracted by the city to carry out the search for the new chief. […]

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Recruitment​ for West Linn’s New Chief of Police

Public Statement from the West Linn Alliance The West Linn Alliance is a community organization focused on promoting social equity and social justice. Our vision is that West Linn is a safe, welcoming place for all, and our mission is to address racism and discrimination in our midst, so we can build a community of […]

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Campaign to Recall Mark Shull

Mark Shull, the newest Clackamas County Commissioner, posted dozens of posts on Facebook disparaging people of color, Muslims, and other marginalized groups between 2019 and the present. At the Jan 14, 2021 Clackamas County Board of Commissioners meeting, Shull refused to step down, despite all 4 board members and more than 100 other elected officials […]

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The West Linn Alliance Book/Film Discussion Group

The West Linn Alliance invites community members to participate in a BOOK/FILM DISCUSSION series for 2021, centered around the themes of confronting racism and creating an “inclusive” community. The focus is to engage the community of West Linn in meaningful thought and discussion around issues including countering racism, promoting inclusion, and making all people feel welcome in […]

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Talking to Kids about Racism

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 […]

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Law Enforcement and Police Reform in the State of Oregon

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 […]