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Jewish Community Relations Council Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

Join the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland for their second Gubernatorial Candidate Forum for an opportunity to hear from former Oregon Senator Betsy Johnson. Betsy is running for governor as an independent leader unaffiliated with any political party. After her presentation, she will take questions from the attendees. The… Read More »Jewish Community Relations Council Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

Tools of Survival: Tribal Education, Relationships, and Sovereignty in Oregon

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Since the early 1800s, Native peoples in the place that became Oregon have used a variety of tools to resist genocide and cultural erasure. The US government and the dominant culture have employed practices including land theft, violence, boarding schools, political and economic discrimination, and termination policy in repeated attempts to destroy tribes and their… Read More »Tools of Survival: Tribal Education, Relationships, and Sovereignty in Oregon

Lake Oswego 2022 Cultural xChange

Millennium Plaza Park 200 First Street, Lake Oswego, OR

Join in a full-day festival that celebrates the diversity of our community. Channeling the feeling of a bustling market abroad, the event showcases different cultures through traditional dance and music performances, artisan vendors, food vendors, nonprofit groups, and more. Festivities take place at Millennium Plaza Park with performances at two stages throughout the day. There… Read More »Lake Oswego 2022 Cultural xChange

Women’s BIPOC Speaker Series: Bandana Shrestha

Dunn Community Center 17520 Mesnard Street, Lake Oswego, OR

The West Linn Alliance is pleased to support the Women's BIPOC Speaker Series in collaboration with Mary's Woods, Respond to Racism, LO for Love, West Linn Public Library, Lake Oswego Public Library, and African American Women of Lake Oswego. The speaker series kicks off on October 13 at 7:00 pm with Bandana Shrestha, Director of… Read More »Women’s BIPOC Speaker Series: Bandana Shrestha

Women’s BIPOC Speaker Series: J’reyesha Brannon

Dunn Community Center 17520 Mesnard Street, Lake Oswego, OR

The West Linn Alliance is pleased to support the Women's BIPOC Speaker Series in collaboration with Mary's Woods, Respond to Racism, LO for Love, West Linn Public Library, Lake Oswego Public Library, and African American Women of Lake Oswego. The speaker series continues on November 10 at 7:00 pm with J’reyesha Brannon, Senior Engineering Associate… Read More »Women’s BIPOC Speaker Series: J’reyesha Brannon

ONLINE Author Talk: How to Have Difficult Conversations About Race with Kwame Christian

Hosted by the West Linn Public Library Join bestselling author Kwame Christian as he chats about his new book How to Have Difficult Conversations About Race: Practical Tools for Necessary Change in the Workplace and Beyond. How to Have Difficult Conversations About Race helps readers gain the confidence to not only talk about race, but… Read More »ONLINE Author Talk: How to Have Difficult Conversations About Race with Kwame Christian

Women’s BIPOC Speaker Series: Tawna Sanchez

Dunn Community Center 17520 Mesnard Street, Lake Oswego, OR

The West Linn Alliance is pleased to support the Women’s BIPOC Speaker Series in collaboration with Mary’s Woods, Respond to Racism, LO for Love, West Linn Public Library, Lake Oswego Public Library, and African American Women of Lake Oswego. The speaker series continues on January 12 at 7:00 pm with Oregon Representative, Tawna Sanchez This… Read More »Women’s BIPOC Speaker Series: Tawna Sanchez

Systemic Racism in Oregon Schools

City of Wilsonville Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee Lecture Series 2023 Thursday, June 8, 6:30-7:30 PM Wilsonville Library – Oak Room (Doors open at 6:00 PM – complimentary refreshments are provided) Presenter: Rudyane Rivera- Lindstrom, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the Higher Education Coordinating Commission Systemic Racism in Oregon Schools Systemic racism… Read More »Systemic Racism in Oregon Schools

West Linn Old Time Fair

West Linn Old Time Fair - July 7-9 (Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday) The Old Time Fair is almost upon us and the West Linn Alliance will be hosting a booth on all three days. Come by and visit us! Friday - 5:30 to 8:30 pm Saturday - 11:00 am to 8:30 pm Sunday - 11:30 am to 5:30 pm… Read More »West Linn Old Time Fair

Mary’s Woods Annual MLK Celebration

Chapel of the Holy Names 17400 Holy Names Drive, Lake Oswego, OR

Mary's Woods Annual Martin Luther King celebration will be held on Saturday January 13 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of the Holy Names (17400 Holy Names Drive, Lake Oswego). The guest speaker is Hezekiah Watkins. On July 7, 1961, at age 13, Hezekiah Watkins was the youngest person arrested in Jackson, Mississippi during the… Read More »Mary’s Woods Annual MLK Celebration