• 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

ISAAC Beloved Community Walk/Run/Roll Moving Towards Wellness, Unity and Equity


Saturday, September 9, 1:30pm
In Person at Spring Valley Park

In 2023 ISAAC will host our 2nd Walk/Run/Roll: Building the Beloved Community: Moving Towards Wellness, Unity and Equity

This event will include a Walk/Run/Roll distance of your choice for all ages. This walk/run/roll is open and inclusive for community members using wheelchairs, walkers and strollers.

After the walk/run/roll there will be community fellowship with food, music, singing, drumming and performances from social justice, cultural and faith communities.
There will also be vendors to promote connections and awareness to businesses, agencies, social justice organizations, health institutions, and faith communities.

This is an event for all ages and all community members.

Registration discount extended!

Register yourself or your team by AUGUST 31!


Endowment Fund Progress

our goal of $50,000 
total raised $192,000! 

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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