Early Childhood & Education Task Force News

SUPPORTING SELF-REGULATION FOR KIDS WITH TRAUMA Thanks to all participants for the successful “Make It and Give It Away” event last month with our volunteers and YWCA partners. Together we made sensory resources – ocean-in-a-bottle, weighted lap pillows, jars with essential oils, hand fidgets made of hair ties, and de-stress balloon balls.  These items for students […]

Anti-Racism Task Force News

ISSUES CONVENTION Coming October 26 is the ISAAC Issues Convention, and at our August meeting, the Anti-Racism Task Force leaped into preparations. ARTF member Deacon Karen McDonald shared copies of the first draft of an issues convention skit. It will show why anti-racism work ought again be an ISAAC issues focus for the coming two […]

Health Equity Workshop

This one-day training on October 6 is designed to help health professionals and community members alike, to develop the common language necessary to explore how discrimination and social identities impact health outcomes. It will address how racism, sexism, able-ism, and other oppressions lead to negative health outcomes, and how discrimination enters the body to damage […]

“Be SMART for Kids” Gun Safety Workshop

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church sent this out about the “Be SMART for Kids” workshop.  This is the workshop that ISAAC and Second Baptist Church hosted last winter.  It is available for you to host for your members too. We all want kids to be safe. We want to be safe too. When it comes to […]

ISAAC 2017 Issues Convention – October 26

Save the Date!  On Thursday evening, October 26, we’ll be voting on the top 3 issues for ISAAC to work on for the next two years!  What social justices issues are most important for our community right now?  If you and your congregation’s or organization’s members are present, you each get a vote! ISAAC 2017 […]

President’s Message

Psalm 103:2 Bless the Lord, O my soul, And forget not all His benefits.  (NKJV) Psalm 116:12 What shall I render to the Lord For all His benefits toward me? (NKJV) Lest we Forget! Are there a lot of bad things in your life going on? Are there a lot of unique and different things going on in the world today? Do you […]