Local Leadership Training – April 22 or 23

Sign up for the same Gamaliel Leadership Training that Former President Barack Obama participated in when he was a Community Organizer! ISAAC, an affiliate of the Gamaliel Network, is offering Local National Leadership Training that presents the concepts and tools an effective leader needs. It affords a person the opportunity to reflect on participant’s present […]

Time to get your Banquet Tickets & Ad!

Tickets for the May 6 Banquet are now available from ISAAC leaders or by calling 269-341-4213. Tables at the Banquet will be “Beloved Community” seating—shared with another congregation or organization—unless you request otherwise. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote, “Our goal is to create a beloved community and this will require a qualitative change in […]

Anti-Racism News: Cultural Competency Training June 3

The Anti-Racism Task Force has been working hard to raise awareness about racism in Kalamazoo, with a particular focus on the business community. The Task Force is committed to generating interest among, and securing commitments from, employers, human resources representatives, leaders, and managers to begin their journeys toward furthering their understanding of issues that are […]

Youth Violence Prevention News: Future Leaders for Peace

The Future Leaders for Peace (FLFP) kicked off the first session in March.  Growing young leaders is the goal of this group birthed from the Youth Violence Prevention Task Force.  Co-Chair Venessa Collins-Smith facilitated our initial session, mapping out our journey into youth community organizing. Are you a young person who would like to advocate […]

President’s Message

What an Opportunity! In my Christian tradition there’s a scripture that comes from Galatians 6:10 – Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers. (NIV) There’s no excuse for treating people badly.  My bible tells me, that I should pray for those who […]