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MLK Community Celebration – Sun, Jan 14

You are invited to: What is your position in times of challenge and controversy? Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration …given by the Northside Ministerial Alliance with Guest Preacher Pastor Jonathan Tremaine Thomas from Destiny Church, St. Louis, MO. Sunday, January 14, 4:00 pm at Mt. Zion Baptist Church 120 Roberson St. at North Burdick, Kalamazoo […]

Day of Racial Healing – Tue, Jan. 16

You are invited to participate in the National Day of Racial Healing, a part of the Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation initiative led by the Kellogg Foundation with community partners that include ISAAC. Download “1.16.18  – What is the National Day of Racial Healing?” for all the Kalamazoo events. Please note that you need to […]

Gulnar Husain in God’s Grace

إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ. (To the Lord we belong and to the Lord we will return) It is with utmost sadness that I must share that my dear mother passed away early this morning (New Years Day) after a very long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.  She was at peace at home with […]

Rabbi Matt Zerwekh Chosen for Foundation for Excellence Board

Congratulations to ISAAC Family member Rabbi Matt Zerwekh, Rabbi of Temple B’nai Israel and member of the ISAAC Executive Committee, for being recommended as the faith sector representative on the inaugural board of the Foundation of Excellence.  He is one of ten people chosen, out of 150 applicants, to represent specific issues, causes and neighborhoods. […]

Beloved Community Walk/Run!

There won’t be an ISAAC Banquet this year, BUT stay tuned for more information! Coming in June of 2018 will be the ISAAC Beloved Community Walk/Run: Moving Towards Justice. The Beloved Community is an inclusive, democratic reality that while not devoid of conflict, is free of violence. It is a place in which our deepest values of abundance, equity, […]

Join the Anti-Racism, Housing or Poverty Task Force!

Would you like to be part of the ISAAC process of listening to people with expertise and discerning new ways to create an equitable community?  You’re invited to join one of our new task forces: Anti-Racism– 3rd Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8 pm, at St. Luke’s (but will attend National Day of Racial Healing event on January 16) […]

Family & Friends Breakfast Photos

THANK YOU to everyone who turned out so early for the December 12 Breakfast –in a snowstorm!  And to all the wonderful speakers who shared their stories about deciding to be a GEM (Give Every Month donor)—Paula Willson, Jo Brown, Emily Hazel, Jeremy Sabella, Steve Barber, and Venessa Collins-Smith.  Thanks to Wendy Flora for leading […]