Tag: Huron Hills Church

Little Stones: Award-Winning documentary screening October 20

We’re excited about our next iZōsh Event on Friday, October 20, which is going to be a little different than past Events. Instead of having a speaker, we’re hosting a screening of an award-winning documentary directed and produced by a past iZōsh keynote speaker. Some of you will remember hearing from EMMY® Award-winning filmmaker Sophia…
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Connecting, Giving, Learning, and Celebrating: Recap of the iZōsh March 24th Event

The iZōsh Event last Friday night was a powerful and fun-filled evening! Connect Following a welcome by iZōsh Chair Colleen Dauw, the iZōsh gathering of 107 women opened with an inspirational presentation by Images of Praise, a dance troupe auxiliary of the Michigan Gospel Chorale. Colleen then went on to describe how iZōsh works, accompanied…
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Delivering Joy: Recap of the iZōsh October 21st Event

On October 21, 2017, 117 women gathered together at Huron Hills Church in Ann Arbor for the semi-annual meeting of iZōsh: Women Investing in Women, an organization dedicated to the economic empowerment of women globally who live in extreme poverty. Their mission is to give micro-loans to these women, allowing them to establish small businesses…
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The Book We’ll Discuss April 22nd – Join Us!

As those of you familiar to iZōsh know, we definitely don’t shy away from difficult topics, inviting speakers with hard stories to tell and hear, and exploring reading material that challenges ideas about justice and safety for women worldwide. The Locust Effect by Gary A. Haugen and Victor Boutros is no exception. Recommended by iZōsh’s…
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So many reasons to celebrate! October 30th Recap

Last Friday, October 30, 2015, 113 women met at Huron Hills Church in Ann Arbor for its most recent night to gather, learn, give and celebrate the joy of empowering women living in extreme poverty. The evening began with an introductory video presenting background on the practice of genital cutting, still a part of the…
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This Week! Let’s help more women like Perive!

Our next iZōsh event is this week, and we hope you are planning to be there, and have invited your friends and neighbors. We are excited to gather again for many reasons, and one of the main ones is our loan recipients. There is a great amount of diversity among the loan recipients. They come…
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Featured Artists for March 20 Event

Join iZōsh Friday, March 20th, 2015 from 7:00­ to 9:00pm at Huron Hills North for an exciting event where we gather​, learn​, give​ and celebrate the joy of empowering women​. Our next event will address “​The Role of Art in Global Women’s Empowerment​.” ​ Together we will experience first­hand the impact that art can have…
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iZosh in October A Major Success

On October 24th, we held our seventh iZōsh event, which was one of the most successful to date. Over 150 women from around Ann Arbor gathered to gift a record $13,345 to 39 entrepreneurial women in extreme poverty. That brings our total to $74,864 to 182 women who are making a difference in their lives.…
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October 24: Mercy Niwe Speaks on “Women, Extreme Poverty, and the Economic Ladder”

We are excited to introduce Mercy Niwe, our speaker for the October 24th iZosh event. Mercy is an economist who seeks to understand the complex dynamics surrounding international aid from donor countries to third-world recipients in a fight against poverty and its effects. The title of her talk is “Women, Extreme Poverty, and the Economic…
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Recommended Reading for October 24

For our October 24, 2014 iZosh event book discussion, we will revisit Half The Sky’s chapter 11: ” Microcredit: The Financial Revolution.” A compelling quote from Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General, opens this chapter: “It is impossible to realize our goals while discriminating against half the human race. As study after study has taught us,…
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