The blackface meme is an ugly racist stereotype for those who know its history.
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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 […]
A Public Statement The West Linn Alliance is a Clackamas County community organization focused on promoting social equity and social justice. We seek to address racism and discrimination in our midst, so we can build a community of collaboration and belonging. This mission aligns with the Board of County Commissioners’ resolution to value diversity, equity, […]
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 […]
Long-range planning that is dominated by racist views or financial conflicts of interest poses an existential threat to the school system.
Her statements were antithetical to the long-term vision of the School District administration
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 […]
Help build bridges between West Linn and Michael Fessers community in North Portland
Our collective recognition of the injustice behind the killing of George Floyd provides an opportunity to pursue real and necessary change for social justice in America.
WLAIC lifts its voice in support of the millions of US citizens who are calling for justice and accountability