Young dancers from El Concilio opened the program with beautiful, traditional Danza Folklorica. Click on any photo to enlarge it.
Nick the Drummer & Jesselyn inspired with his songs and her spoken word poetry: “This is the year that I stop worrying about my black family–that my family has access to clean water, and no one lives in cages or limits themselves to boxes. This is the year that we heal completely,”
"ISAAC has continually and steadfastly advocated for a better way to address youth violence in the City of Kalamazoo, and were instrumental in garnering our commitment to adopting a “Group Violence Intervention” Model." Chief Jeff Hadley, KDPS