• 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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We are Here for a Time Such as This

Many of us are familiar with the Story of Esther, a woman who helped save her Jewish Community from a violent edict. Mordecai urged Esther to go to the King and make supplication. Esther initially said this was something she could not do, as she had not been called by the King and this action [...]

ISAAC Family & Friends Breakfast

There was a lot of laughter, a wonderful crowd, and a delicious buffet at the ISAAC Breakfast on December 5. Elder King started all the laughs by reminding everyone giving a testimonial that when the governor spoke at an ISAAC Public Meeting, he was the timekeeper, she exceeded her time, and he sat her down! [...]

Big Progress on Our Endowment

Thanks to many of you, we are almost halfway toward the required $50,000 for ISAAC to receive interest income from our Endowment Fund!  As of the ISAAC Breakfast on December 5, the Kalamazoo Community Foundation has received ISAAC Endowment Fund gifts and 2018 commitments of well over $23,000!  Huge thanks to all of you who [...]

YOU are needed! Help ISAAC Cultivate the Beloved Community

The work of Justice is more vital than ever! We invite you to give to our work of community organizing, social justice and policy changes in the areas of racism, poverty and housing. As described by Dr. Martin Luther King, The Beloved Community is an inclusive, democratic reality, which while not devoid of conflict, is [...]

Welcome to New ISAAC Clergy

A very warm welcome to the new clergy at three of our ISAAC member congregations–Rev. John Best at Pine Island Presbyterian Church, Pastor Chuck Moerdyk at North Presbyterian Church, and The Rev. Mike Wood at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.  We are very pleased to have each of you in our ISAAC Family!  We look forward [...]

YOU are needed! Help ISAAC Cultivate the Beloved Community!

Today is Cyber Monday and tomorrow is Giving Tuesday! Give to both at the same time! The work of Justice is more vital than ever! We invite you to give to our work of community organizing, social justice and policy changes in the areas of racism, poverty and housing. As described by Dr. Martin Luther [...]

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