• 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.

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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Latest News

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President’s and ED’s Message

On October 25th, Kalamazoo Community Members, Leaders, Clergy, Elected & Public Officials, and Candidates showed up in support of Cultivating the Beloved Community! We would like to issue a sincere thank you to ALL who attended ISAAC’s 2018 Public Meeting! It was an awesome night! We are thankful to our hardworking Co-Chairs, (Stephanie Hoffman, Tobi [...]

Photos of the 2018 Public Meeting

These wonderful photos were taken by Amy Peterson from St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and Rick Johnson from People’s Church.  Click on any photo to enlarge it.  Then read about all that happened at the “Awesome Public Meeting!” in the next article.

Awesome Public Meeting!

“Amazing!” “Awesome!” “Best ever!”  Those were very frequent responses to our Public Meeting on October 25 in the sanctuary of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.  Powerful presentations by our three task forces were followed by commitments—by the entire audience, the clergy, and candidates and local elected officials from all levels of government–to help build the Beloved [...]

What do you want your legacy to be?

Emily Hazel graduated from high school just eight years ago, but she has been thinking about her legacy for a long time.  She’s our youngest donor to the new ISAAC Endowment Fund!  If you can, please join Emily in building an endowment that will generate funds for ISAAC way into the future.  We have raised [...]

Church Women United Gives Human Rights Awards

Congratulations to all the recipients of this year’s Human Rights Awards given by Church Women United!  So many of them are part of ISAAC!  Left to right in the photo, they are: Each one spoke movingly about their passion for doing God’s work in the world.  Thank you to each of them for faithfully following [...]

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