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Anti-Racism Task Force – Truth-telling

Barb Cooley lived in Kalamazoo for her whole career as a high school teacher, and was active in People’s Church and ISAAC before she and her family moved out of state. Her brother’s letter below amplifies the message of the Anti-Racism Task Force at the ISAAC Public Meeting on October 25. Family here and there, […]

Affordable Housing Task Force Update

Everyone deserves a place to call home.  Here are our strategies to end homelessness, which we’ve been working on since we presented them at the ISAAC Public Meeting: Giving a “Local History of Racism and Segregation” workshop, jointly with Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) later this winter, for municipal officials in our county to […]

More Endowment Progress!

raised so far $40,050   $50,000   We are now over 80% of the way to reaching our $50,000 goal!  You are awesome donors! Here are the words of our Treasurer Andrew Chaponda: We are living in very interesting and challenging times here in Kalamazoo. The good part about it is there are people and […]

May God Bless us with …

“May God bless us with discomfort at easy answers, half-truths and superficial relationships, so that we may live deep within our hearts. May God bless us with anger at injustice, oppression, and exploitation of people, so that we may work for justice, freedom and peace. May God bless us with tears to shed for those […]


The work of Justice is believing in something, even if it means sacrificing everything! We in ISAAC, being people of faith and consciousness, are called to stand up for peace, equity, love & justice! We stand unafraid and united! The work continues until every individual in our community is held as beloved.

Awesome Endowment Fund Progress!

raised so far $39,300   $50,000   Hallelujah! We have reached almost 80% of our of $50,000 Endowment Fund goal!  By the end of 2018, so many people had given generously to the ISAAC Endowment Fund that in just over one year we’ve raised over $39,300 of our $50,000 goal! And, as soon as we […]

National Day of Racial Healing – January 22

ISAAC is one of many partners of TRHT Kalamazoo (Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation), and we encourage all our member congregations and organizations to attend the National Day of Racial Healing on Tuesday evening January 22.  It’s a celebration! A special thank you to Sholanna Lewis and the TRHT Kalamazoo Leadership Team for organizing this […]