March Program: Can We Get Along?

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West Linn Alliance is pleased to host the Oregon Humanities program, Can We Get Along? This virtual event will be held on March 24, 7:00-8:30 pm Chisao Hata will open the program with a presentation followed by small group discussions. Event Registration Link: https://calendly.com/wlpl-programs/get-along?month=2022-03 Rodney King’s iconic question still resonates today. Despite decades of social… Read More »March Program: Can We Get Along?

Jewish Community Relations Council Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

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Join the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland for their Gubernatorial Candidate Forum-Democrat Edition for an opportunity to hear from State Treasurer Tobias Read (7:00-7:40 pm) and former Speaker Tina Kotek (7:45-8:30 pm). Each will present separately and then take questions from the community. Forums to meet the Independent and… Read More »Jewish Community Relations Council Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

Resisting Cultural Erasure in America

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Ethnocide, a word first coined in 1944 by Jewish exile Raphael Lemkin (who also coined the term "genocide"), describes the systemic erasure of a people’s ancestral culture. Just as the concept of genocide radically reshaped our perception of human rights in the twentieth century, reframing discussions about race and culture in terms of ethnocide can… Read More »Resisting Cultural Erasure in America

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

WLA Outreach Committee Meeting

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The West Linn Alliance holds regular monthly meetings to plan our community outreach activities and to share progress on the implementation of our strategic plan. Everyone is welcome to attend. The next meeting takes place on May 9, 7:00-8:30pm. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84527977706?pwd=WHljejNkZkY0RHhoSWFjbTlzYTZKUT09  

Jewish Community Relations Council Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

Join the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland for their third Gubernatorial Candidate Forum. This is an opportunity to hear from Republican candidate and former Oregon House Minority Leader Christine Drazan. REGISTER

Unraveling Othering

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This free online workshop, co-sponsored by the West Linn Alliance and the West Linn Public Library, focuses on our perception of others, some of which is rooted in our biology and some of which is rooted in our cultural experience. Through mindful writing and other activities, we will come to know more about our encounters… Read More »Unraveling Othering

Oregon Rises Above Hate

Join together to celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month and the AANHPI (Asian, Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander) community: its resilience and commitment to combat the continued rise of anti-Asian hate. 12:00-600pm Cultural heritage institutions will be open for free to encourage exploration of AANHPI culture & history, including Japanese American Museum of… Read More »Oregon Rises Above Hate