• 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

Our Mission

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

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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!

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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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ISAAC News – Virtual Public Meeting October 22!

October 15, 2020

Our Journey Continues… Dear Beloved Community Members, thank you for your support and for joining us for our 2020 Virtual Journey to DC for Racial Justice! We traveled over 7,000 miles together!!! BUT WE CAN’T STOP MOVING NOW! Our vital work continues!!! Please listen to our ISAAC President, Elder Doug King’s opening inspirational message inviting [...]

ISAAC 2020 Public Meeting – October 22 – Virtual!

October 13, 2020

Changes of “policy and practice infused with love, hope, equity and abundance”! (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s words describing the Beloved Community.)  At the ISAAC 2020 Public Meeting on Thursday, October 22, at 6:30 pm, public officials, candidates, and community leaders will publicly pledge to work with us on policies and practices that help build [...]

Vote YES on “Kalamazoo County Housing Proposal”

October 13, 2020

How can people “stay home” during the pandemic if they don’t have a home?  How can children do school online “from home” if they don’t have a home? Turn your ballot over! Vote YES on the “Kalamazoo County Housing Proposal” at the very end of your ballot!  Just 10 cents a day if you have [...]

Housing Equity Ordinance passed unanimously Sept. 8!

October 13, 2020

BRAVO to Vice Mayor Patrese Griffin!  THANK YOU for bringing Housing Equity to our community!  People with housing vouchers, or an eviction or past conviction, can no longer be automatically rejected when they apply for a place to call home. They will now get a fair chance for housing, with consideration for their individual situations.  [...]

KC Ready 4s’ origin is rooted in ISAAC’s social justice organizing

October 13, 2020

KC Ready 4s is celebrating their 10th anniversary!  Their website describes their origin in ISAAC’s social justice organizing process: The goal of Kalamazoo County Ready 4s is to advance fully accessible, high-quality pre-kindergarten education for every 3 and 4-year-old in Kalamazoo County through collaborative leadership with public and private providers. KC Ready 4s is a [...]

A Message about Voting from our Local NAACP!

October 13, 2020

The Kalamazoo Branch NAACP needs your help in getting this message out! Please watch this video, then share it!  The truth is anyone in Michigan with a felony on their record can vote as long as they are not serving a sentence. Yes, they can vote if they are on parole or probation!  Click on [...]

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