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Enchanting novel by ISAAC Leader Al Dixon!

Al Dixon, long-time ISAAC leader, has published a delightful book for young readers! Al has been St. Barnabas Episcopal Church’s representative to the ISAAC Leadership Board since the early days of ISAAC, has served on our Housing Task Force from 2003-2015, and is now co-chair of our Anti-Racism Task Force. That’s Al presenting the flag […]

Community Focus Groups on Fair Housing

We are Building the Beloved Community Kalamazoo is one of only three locations nationwide to receive the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) Implementation and Innovation Fund grant to strengthen partnerships and develop a racial equity lens for fair housing. ISAAC’s Housing Task Force, led by Co-Chairs Tobi Hanna-Davies and Stephanie Hoffman, is doing […]

Welcome to New ISAAC Clergy

A very warm welcome to the new clergy at three of our ISAAC member congregations–Rabbi Simone Schicker at Temple B’nai Israel, Ms. Jess Davenport, Campus Pastor at Wesley Foundation, and Rev. Paul Neuchterlein, Interim Pastor at Lutheran Church of the Savior.   We are very pleased to have each of you in our ISAAC Family!  We […]

A Visit to the Legacy Museum and the Memorial for Peace and Justice

Writer’s note: On my recent visit to Tallahassee to visit my oldest daughter, Kelli, we ventured north to Montgomery, Alabama, on a beautiful Saturday with two of her co workers, to spend a day at the newly opened Legacy Museum and the Memorial for Peace and Justice. Here is what we encountered. Legacy Museum The […]

October 25 Prep – Join a Task Force

Here are the powerful ads our three task forces put in the event booklet for the Run/Walk/Roll.  Please plan to turn out on Thursday evening October 25 for the ISAAC Public Meeting to support their hard work discerning changes of policy and practice to advocate to help build the Beloved Community. Click on the flyers […]

More Photos of the Run/Walk/Roll!

Thank you to Tinashe Chaponda, the son of ISAAC Treasurer Andrew Chaponda, from Westwood United Methodist Church, for all these photos of our first-ever Run/Walk/Roll! It’s wonderful to have new photos of so many of the people who came out for the Run/Walk/Roll on June 30 despite the record heat!