“Abandoned at birth by a father who didn’t want me. Visions of my mother being beaten still haunt me. But I broke my mother’s heart. I was delinquent. It was frequent,” recited Michael Wilder, telling his story and calling for action against youth violence at the Issues Convention. Venessa Collins-Smith also shared her story about the pain and violence that she endured growing up. She explained that she wanted to fight back with more violence but a voice inside stopped her from doing so. ISAAC voted to continue the work of the ISAAC Youth Violence Prevention task force. Our next meeting will be Tuesday, October 27 at 6 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Join us!
- "ISAAC is one of the few social justice organizations that actually upholds and practices principles of social justice. ISAAC is no joke, when they say they are working on social justice issues, they are really working on social justice issues."
Dr. Charles Warfield, NAACP President
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