Save Thursday evening, October 25 for the ISAAC 2018 Public Meeting! This is the evening when a HUGE audience is needed to show public officials how very strong our faith communities’ support is when they make changes of policy or practice that create equity and build a more just community. October 25 is the evening […]
With so many atrocities happening daily in the war on racism, we continue to hear these compelling stories of people standing up for justice. We are intrigued by the media outlets focusing on all the good and the bad things that are happening within our own country. Day by day and hour by hour. We ask ourselves what does being racist […]
Over the past months the Poverty Task Force has been gathering information from articles, documentaries and one-one interviews with leaders in Kalamazoo to help us understand who is impacted by poverty and who benefits from impoverishing people.
Two recent Mlive articles illustrate the success of ISAAC’s process of catalyzing public policy changes to build the Beloved Community. It was past efforts of our Housing Task Force that catalyzed the adoption in our community of both of these new housing strategies reported on MLive: Bronson Hospital Program Houses Frequent Emergency Room Visitors By […]
With a sad, but also loving and glad heart, we will soon say farewell to Rabbi Matthew Zerwekh, one of our fellow ISAAC Executive Board Family Members. Rabbi Matt, during a very troubling time in our society, we greatly appreciate you, your presence, gifts, wisdom and voice in ISAAC. Thank you for blessing and touching […]
Walk/Run/Roll for all ages! “ISAAC’s Walk/Run/Roll provides the opportunity to come together as a community in a new way! Our welcome is extended to the youngest to the oldest; to the observer to the more active participant; and to any and all community members as we continue to build the Beloved Community! Join us as […]
The photos tell the story of our joyful Annual Meeting on April 10. Public Safety Chief Karianne Thomas and three of her four Assistant Chiefs came to speak with us, and there was wonderful progress to celebrate in 2017. (see our April 6, 2018 news articles) Thanks to Amy Peterson for all these great photos!