Steering Committee

Community Groups

Fetzer Institute

  • Deborah Higgins

First Baptist Church

  • Pastor Mary Beth Sarhatt

First United Methodist Church

  • Myron and Lois Schmidt

Japan America Society

  • Masanouri Takeda

Michitoshi Soga Japan Center, WMU

  • Michiko Yoshimoto

Kalamazoo Race Exhibit

  • Zarinah el-Amin Neem

Kalamazoo Community Foundation

  • Shannon Bronsink

Kalamazoo Valley Museum

  • Donna Odom

Loaves and Fishes

  • Ann Wend Lipsey

YWCA

  • Leah Catherman
  • Maria Drawhorn

Community Members

  • Martha Aills
  • Sherry Ransford Ramsdell

Bookstores

Barnes & Noble Booksellers

  • Kirsten Frederickson

Kazoo Books

  • Gloria Tiller