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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

The steps of ISAAC are ordered by God: Banquet Speaker, Dr. J. Louis Felton

I am always astounded when I see Romans 8:28 unfold in my life. The scripture states that: “…all things work together for good….” After learning that our initial Banquet speaker had to cancel, we reached out to a Founding Clergy Member of ISAAC, Dr. J. Louis Felton. Everything fell into place. It became clear that Dr. Felton was God’s choice […]

It’s not too late to give!

As ISAAC focuses on becoming more sustainable and less dependent upon grants, we are ecstatic and feel so blessed for the generous contributions given during our 2015 End-Of-Year Campaign.