• Racial Healing & Action Service From Sep 2, 2015

  • Listening Engagement Listening to neighborhood concerns

  • Affordable Housing Places to call home cost less than shelters

  • Youth Violence Prevention Working with our youth to teach them life lessons about violence

  • Early Childhood Education Quality preschool for many more children

  • Transportation Many jobs are at night and on Sundays

  • Public Meeting New partnerships within the community

  • Public Meeting Closing Prayer Coming together

  • Annual Banquet Inspiration

Endowment Fund Progress

our goal of $50,000 
total raised $58,225! 

We are ISAAC!

We are Christians, Jews, Muslims, Unitarians and Non-Religious. We are Black, Latino, Asian, Pacific Islander, Indigenous, Middle Eastern and White. We are Immigrants. We are suburban, inner-city and rural. We are haves, have-nots, and have-a- little-want-mores. We are bold, tenacious, and we don’t back down. We are Kalamazoo County!

Our Mission

ISAAC is an interfaith organizing network of congregations and strategic partners working together to build a more just community.

Please Donate Today

Be a part of our work to “do justice” (Micah 6:8). Your gift helps us build the Beloved Community by increasing support for policies and practices that create equity in Kalamazoo County and across Michigan.

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Latest News

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A Justice/Unity Blessing Given by ISAAC Clergy & Leaders at the Women’s March Kalamazoo

February 5, 2020

A special thank you to Rev. Mason (Unity of Kalamazoo), Juliana (El Concilio), Rabbi Schicker (Temple B’nai Israel), Mariam (UUCC), Pastor Jess (Wesley Foundation) and Deacon Sandra (Westwood UMC) for leading a beautiful and powerful Unity Blessing at the Women’s March Kalamazoo 2020 on January 18. Speaker 1 – Rev. Mason Dear Creator, who we know by many names. Life Giver, Pain-Bearer, Love Maker. Blessed are You. [...]

Anti-Racism Task Force

February 5, 2020

The National Day of Racial Healing celebration on January 21st highlighted a key principle of the Anti-Racism Task Force—that we must address racism as we seek to right the disparities and injustices of any sector of community life.  This insight drives the Task Force’s focus on racial healing. The January 21st event celebrated the accomplishments of the [...]

Gun Violence Prevention Task Force

February 5, 2020

We had a special guest at our January 28 meeting, Rev. Rachel Lonberg, who serves as the Faith Sector representative on the Foundation for Excellence (FFE) board. Rev. Rachel asked the task force for our input on ways that the FFE can support our work and other aspirational projects throughout the city in 2021. She shared with us [...]

Housing Task Force

February 5, 2020

Our Housing Task Force keeps growing!  And the expertise among our task force members is quite amazing.  Members with a deep desire to end homelessness now include professionals from The Ark, CARES, Housing Resources Inc., City of Kalamazoo Dept. of Community Planning & Economic Development, Kalamazoo City Commission, Kalamazoo County Public Housing Commission, Kalamazoo Township [...]

Vote March 10 – Metro Bus Services

February 5, 2020

Sunday Buses and Late Night Buses are one of our ISAAC accomplishments!  Our Transportation Task Force worked very hard in 2014-15, in close partnership with Metro, to shape and promote that very successful millage.  But now it’s expiring. Please use this “Know the Facts” to spread the word that our votes are needed on March 10 to continue [...]

Even More Endowment Gifts!

February 5, 2020

Our generous Endowment Fund donors keep on giving! This is truly awesome! We have not only reached the $50,000 needed to become a fully established endowment fund that will provide interest income for ISAAC way into the future, and we have not only reached the $57,175 that we celebrated at the January Leadership Board meeting [...]

THANK YOU to our Grantors and Sponsors!

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