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2010 Streets of Hope Banquet

The 2010 Streets of Hope Banquet drew over 400 people to the Bernhard Center on March 20. The keynote speaker was Che Madyun, an inspiring community organizer featured in Streets of Hope:The Fall and Rise of an Urban Neighborhood. Thanks to the tireless efforts of board members, the generosity of member congregations, and the giving […]

2010 “My Heart Belongs To You, Kalamazoo”

A full house attended the exclusive Von Washington play premiere at the Epic Theatre. The talented cast gave a powerful moving performance about the history of the Civil Rights movement in Kalamazoo. Lead singer of the Velvelettes, Cal Street, told how it felt at age 14 to be chosen by her family and church to […]

2010 Issues Convention

After skits on six important community concerns that came from Beloved Community conversations, ISAAC congregations and organizations chose the top three priorities for 2010-2011: Early Childhood Education, Housing, and Youth Development. See Newsletter articles: Go to News tab and click on 2010 May Newsletter and 2010 September Newsletters

2010 Public Meeting

October 14, 2010 at Galilee Baptist Church Powerful skits on Early Childhood Education funding , Housing for people without homes, and an Eastside Youth Development Center were followed by commitments from community leaders to work jointly with ISAAC on these goals. See slide show: Go to Events tab and click on Pictures See Newsletter photos: […]

2009 Porch Patrols – Holy Ground Campaign

Eastside, Northside and Edison Porch Patrols Saturday, July 11, 2009 Eastside: Open Door Ministries 416 Phelps Avenue Northside: Douglass Community Center 1000 W Paterson Edison: Hispanic American Council 930 Lake St What is a Porch Patrol? Neighbors went door-to-door asking residents and business owners about their concerns and desires for their neighborhood. The most common […]