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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 […]