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Learn more about the “Campaign to Unload”

A special thank you to County Commissioner Kevin Wordelman for visiting and speaking with our Executive Committee about the “Campaign to Unload.” If you have not already, please read more about this initiative and feel free to sign the petition. We are in this together!

Fund Raising

Fundraising is a complex executive function when it is done properly and is a blend of art and skill. The skill or practice piece of the work begins with an overall organizational analysis, followed by strategic planning based on the financial position of the non-profit.

ISAAC’s message after the Shooting Rampage

Excerpt from Executive Director Dr. Charlae Davis’s message at the Interfaith Community Vigil on February 22nd, 2016, at First Congregational Church of Kalamazoo: (Please hold the hands of your neighbors sitting next to you.) We are a community, we are a family and we feel sadness, we feel powerlessness, we feel grief, we feel disbelief, […]

Congratulations to Ben Jamieson!

Congratulations to Treasurer Ben Jamieson, who has given so much of his time to ISAAC! We are so proud of you and your new endeavors, as you are being led of God to spend more time working with the Episcopal Diocese.

Your Poster & Ad Info for the Banquet Book!

Your ad in the ISAAC Banquet Book shows that you support our work to “Let Justice Roll Like a River” in our community and our state. Here’s everything you need to know about the Banquet, ISAAC’s recent work, and how to place your ad.

Youth Violence Prevention Task Force News

As part of our listening campaign, the Youth Violence Prevention Task Force is hosting two round table discussions around the topic of bullying. One of these will be held at Galilee Baptist Church on Saturday, March 12…

Early Childhood & Education Task Force News

February was a very important, direction-setting month for our task force! In the first two pictures, you see the lively discussion underway with members and partners (United Way, Learning Network, County Health & Community Services), and surprise visitor Dr. Warfield, President of our metropolitan NAACP.

Anti-Racism Task Force News

Last month the Anti-racism Task Force met with Jacob Pinney-Johnson from SHARE. The Society for History and Racial Equity (SHARE) is a Kalamazoo organization that explores the history of racism in Kalamazoo, along with organizing events such as the annual Summit on Racism…

President’s Report

At the end of this month of I will be attending, along with three members of my congregation, the ERACCE intensive training called Understanding and Analyzing Systemic Racism.

Welcome Lauren Fitzmaurice!

It is my pleasure to introduce our new Development Consultant, Lauren Fitzmaurice.  In November 2015, ISAAC’s Leadership Board voted to offer Lauren a year-long contract to work on issues of organizational sustainability