Wendy Flora Last May I talked with Shequita Lewis at a block party. Her eyes lit up with excitement as she told me about her new job with a football team. Shequita was a mom, a community activist. She ran for County Commission and truly cared about making a difference in Kalamazoo. About two months […]
Kalamazoo’s Group Violence Intervention has many myths that we as a GVI Team would like to dispel tonight. Wendy Flora: Myth #1 – GVI was brought to Kalamazoo by Law Enforcement Actually, GVI was brought to Kalamazoo as a part of ISAAC’s 2011 Holy Ground Campaign listening sessions in our neighborhoods where community members voiced […]
Stephanie Hoffman One year ago at the ISAAC Public Meeting, we presented the shocking facts that high-income households get four times more housing benefits than low-income households, due to the creation of the Federal Housing Administration mortgage program created by FDR. If you were African American, your family could not get a mortgage during the […]
Three new generous donors last month! Hallelujah! This means we only have $5770 to go, to reach our ISAAC Endowment Fund goal of $50,000 by December 31—a whole year early! Then the ISAAC Endowment Fund will become a fully established fund at the Kalamazoo Community Foundation, and ISAAC will be able to receive interest income […]
We have some videos on Facebook about the ISAAC Issues Convention.
We would like to invite you to our Beloved Community ISSUES CONVENTION. Please make sure you are prepared for this awesome event by reviewing Frequently Asked Questions…
How’s this for inspired timing! Deb Lindstrom handed us a very generous check for the ISAAC Endowment Fund at the August Leadership Board meeting, right after we announced that with a little stretch, we could reach our $50,000 goal by the end of 2019! That means we’ll become a fully established endowment fund at the […]