The 20th Anniversary of ISAAC (Interfaith Strategy for Advocacy and Action in the Community) was celebrated at the virtual Public Meeting last week. Since its inception in 2002, Peoples’ Church and our people have been actively engaged with many other congregations and partners in organizing for policy reforms that make Kalamazoo County a more just and equitable community. It is a legacy that we can be proud of assisting in working toward building the Beloved Community.
This year, asks were made of elected leaders, candidates for public office, public officials, our clergy, and congregations to support actions to prevent gun violence, to create more equitable and antiracist practices in governance processes, to vote in the upcoming election and support Proposal 2 for greater voter access, and continue policy actions that prioritize affordable access to housing.
The ISAAC Public Meeting was streamed live on YouTube and Facebook and is available for viewing at this link https://youtu.be/LnIQmI-pUNs.
Many members and friends of our congregation attended the meeting from their homes and a group gathered at church for the ISAAC Watch Party. Rev. Rachel made us proud with her words of wisdom shared for all.
Congratulations ISAAC! On to many more years of creating more justice and the Beloved Community together.