The Kalamazoo Community Foundation has given ISAAC a huge compliment by granting us funds to support our social justice work. That shows a deep trust in our process of congregation-based community organizing to build a just community–and a deep trust in the abilities of our Executive Director Dr. Charlae Davis, Community Organizer Vanessa Miller, and […]
Vote YES on May 5 on the KRESA millage! “If approved, this millage will be used by the Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency (KRESA) to substantially or fully reimburse school districts for the existing shortage in special education funding. This will improve the funding for ALL our students.” See the letter from ISAAC President & Executive Director, and KPS Superintendent.
A growing number of ISAAC partners are supporting Proposal 1 Editorial: Vote Yes on Prop 1The Detroit News | April 2, 2015For 30 years Michigan has reneged on its responsibility to maintain its basic infrastructure. Instead of providing adequate funding to keep its roads and bridges in good condition, the state pushed off critical transportation investments […]
Early Childhood and K-12 Education funding in our County is at risk in the state budget! As an advocate for children and education, you know that the first years of life are most critical to school success! There are 3 ways to get involved: 1. Contact our Legislators 2. Attend “Are We Crazy About Our Kids?” […]
“On the Road to Justice” was the theme of ISAAC’s 12th annual banquet and a record number of people were on hand Saturday night as part of the journey. More than 500 people were attended the event in the Bernhard Center Ballrooms at Western Michigan University for the event. Several were praised for helping the […]
KALAMAZOO, MI — Rev. John C. Welch, chairman of the Gamaliel Foundation, said that this year’s ISAAC banquet theme of “On the Road to Justice” cannot ignore the conversation of race. “Pursuit of justice is still race-centered,” said Welch, keynote speaker for this year’s banquet. “We can’t forget about recent issues with Ferguson, and also […]