At the ISAAC Banquet, Pastor Strickland issued a Call to Action from our Early Childhood & Education Task Force to help build community awareness about childhood trauma and to learn how we can reduce the impact of toxic stress and build resilience in our children and our community.
As the ISAAC Public Meeting gets closer, it is time for our task force to select our first issue. Over the past several months our focus has been on understanding how racism plays out in our community and what different organizations are doing to address it.
We would like to sincerely thank Dr. J. Louis Felton for his historical, powerful and stirring keynote! Dr. Felton, we in Kalamazoo County are committed to being servant leaders in this fight for justice! The morning following the banquet, Dr. Felton and First Lady Felton verbally sowed into our lives over breakfast as we continued […]
Over five hundred people filled the ballrooms at WMU Bernhard Center to hear Dr. J. Louis Felton speak at the ISAAC 15th Anniversary Banquet on Thursday evening, June 30. Dr. Felton, formerly senior pastor at Galilee Baptist Church, came from Philadelphia PA to celebrate the work of ISAAC (Interfaith Strategy for Advocacy & Action in […]
Did you have to miss the Banquet on June 30? Or were you there and wish you could hear Dr. Felton’s talk again? Or would you love to share the whole event with others? Then order the DVD of the Banquet! Call the ISAAC office, 269-341-4213 , or email [email protected] to order your copy. The […]
Monday, June 20 is the last day to get your ISAAC Banquet Tickets for $40 each, or $35 each at a table of 8. And it’s the last day to order your tickets online! After June 20, tickets cost $50 each, or $45 each at a table of 8, and you need to call the […]
I’ve been involved in ISAAC for a number of years and our name wasn’t very well known when I first started but that’s certainly not the case now. The ISAAC name is now being spoken in many areas of the community. Now when you say you’re from ISAAC, people respond affirmatively and say that they’ve […]
Kalamazoo Public Schools is holding a food drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 14, in conjunction with the U.S. Postal Workers “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive, and ISAAC is co-sponsoring. KPS will have school bus collection sites at: [su_list icon=”icon: check” icon_color=”#9602ca”] Harding’s Market, 5161 W. Main St. Park Street Market, 512 […]
What a successful fundraiser! Paint, food, fellowship and fun for all ages! ISAAC would like to send a special thank you to the Miller family, Bell family and Fitzmaurice family for all their help with our Paint and Cheese Fundraiser! Thank you to Vanessa Miller (Community Organizer) for this wonderful fundraising idea, for organizing the […]
Great news! “Group Violence Intervention” (“Ceasefire”) has the funding needed for implementation! The Kalamazoo Community Foundation has given Public Safety a grant for training and assistance from John Jay University’s David M. Kennedy (author of “Don’t Shoot” whom we brought to town as ISAAC Banquet speaker in 2012), and the Kalamazoo City Commission has voted […]
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Regena Nelson will be our new co-chair of the EC&E Task Force. Regena is a member of ISAAC congregation Unitarian Universalist Community Church and is Chair of WMU Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies. Last month, we celebrated LaShana Jones’ graduation from WMU’s master’s program in social […]