• 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 Family - Annual Meeting & 2023 Report

 

Join us as we hear about and celebrate the Beloved Community work of ISAAC!!!
Please invite other ISAAC Family Members from your Congregation/Organization!!!

  • ISAAC FAMILY ANNUAL MEETING - 2023 REPORT

  • Tuesday, July 9th
  • On Zoom from 6:30pm-8:30pm
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    ISAAC Virtual Fireside Chat
    w/ Layla Saad

     

    If you are interested in viewing Layla Saad's Virtual Fireside Chat with Elder King, participating
    in a "me & white supremacy" book group or getting more involved with anti-racism work,
    please email us: isaackalamazoo@gmail.com

  • Request a Book and Guided Journal "Google Form Request Link"
           

    For more information on this Speaker please visit www.pandelectures.com

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    our goal of $50,000 
    total raised $204,000! 

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    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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    Latest News

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    What’s happening for ISAAC Healing Whiteness in 2024?

    May 30, 2024

      Practicing connection, conflict and coordination: A series of three in-person workshops and monthly virtual practice sessions to support white people in embodied anti-racism practice. Each workshop will be focused on the themes of connection,conflict and coordination. In our time together will explore why connection, conflict and coordination are vital in our organizing work, how white supremacy culture disrupts our ability to [...]

    Your Vote Matters! !Tu Vota Importa!

    April 6, 2023

    In 2022 ISAAC, EL CONCILLIO, METROPOLITAN NAACP, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS, DOUGLASS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, PARENTS UNITED, HOPE THRU NAVIGATION, BLOCKS CLUB, TRHT KALAMAZOO, GVI and Partners came together to work collectively on Vote August 2 and Vote November 8!  This committee worked hard to bring awareness, and deepen engagement in non-partisan elections work.  ISAAC and [...]

    Endowment Fund Growth!

    April 6, 2023

    This is amazing! ISAAC donors gave over $14,000 to our Endowment Fund in 2022! A huge thank you to the Endowment Fund donors who put so much trust in our work together to build the Beloved Community. Your commitment and generosity have increased our fund value to more than $176,000 even after the stock market’s [...]

    Powerful 20th Anniversary Public Meeting!

    April 6, 2023

    October 25th was our 2022 Public Meeting and the 20th Anniversary of the ISAAC Covenant Celebration held by our founding congregations in the fall of 2002.  You can watch the entire video below or you can choose specific sections–each part is inspiring! Please note some respondents may have used on-screen emojis to commit to an [...]

    Gun Violence Prevention Presentation, Asks, and Officials’ Responses

    April 6, 2023

    Hello and thank you to all who are present. My name’s Irving Quintero, the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force intern. I would like to begin by stating that 58% of the population in the US has experienced gun violence directly or indirectly. So there’s a huge chance that you and/or your loved ones have been [...]

    Anti-Racism Presentation, Asks, and Officials’ Response

    April 6, 2023

      Good evening my name Al Dixon and I am the Co-Chair of the ISAAC Anti-Racism Task Force. The Task Force was elected by community members years ago, to help stop racism and other social injustices that have impacted our community.  housing, gun violence, employment, health, and mass incarceration. We are currently working to address [...]

    Housing Presentation & Asks, and Officials’ Responses

    April 6, 2023

    I’m Tobi Hanna-Davies, Housing Task Force member since it began  – At the very first ISAAC Public Meeting in the fall of 2003, the brand new ISAAC Housing Task Force quoted the scripture of Ezekiel about the dry bones coming to life, the next day our photo was at the top of the front page [...]

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