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KNOWvemberFEST

KNOWvemberFEST

A Fall festival and open house sponsored by Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW). Saturday, November 2, 2019 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Parkview Hills Clubhouse 3707 Greenleaf Circle, Kalamazoo Pot luck brunch – music – poetry games & crafts for kids and adults informative tables from many area organizations FREE – FREE – FREE […]

Rev. Dr. Naim Ateek in Kalamazoo

Rev. Dr. Naim Ateek in Kalamazoo

You are invited to attend a talk: “Building Peace and Reconciliation in Israel and Palestine” by The Rev. Dr. Naim Ateek First Congregational Church 345 W. Michigan Ave. (corner of Michigan Ave. & Park St.) Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 7:15 p.m. Reception to follow talk Rev. Ateek was a founding member of the Sabeel Ecumenical […]

Sept. 20 Global Climate Strike

Sept. 20 Global Climate Strike

Kalamazo joins with the Global Climate Strike Friday, Sept. 20 12:30 assemble at WMU flagpoles 1:30 march to downtown Kzoo 3:00 to 6:00 pm event at Arcadia Festival Site music, speakers, art, more Kalamazoo is participating in the Global Climate Strike! Around the world, people will walk out of their schools, workplaces, and homes to […]

The Climate Crisis and Imperialism

The Climate Crisis and Imperialism

The Climate Crisis and Imperialism: in order to have a future, we need to end both By Tyler Boes, KNOW outreach coordinator Sept. 4, 2019 According to a recent BBC article, the climate crisis is worse than scientists ever could’ve imagined, and we have less than two years to take radical action before many of […]

Film and discussion on Palestinian children – Aug. 7

Film and discussion on Palestinian children – Aug. 7

HOW ARE THE CHILDREN? A film by the United Church of Christ Palestine Israel Network Advocating for Human Rights of All Children, including Palestinian kids and kids at our southern border Discussion, Refreshments, Resources Sponsored by: Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of WarDO YOU KNOW ABOUT HOUSE BILL 2407? Promoting Human Rights for Palestinian Children Living Under […]

Climate Change Books and Articles, compiled by Ron Kramer

Climate Change Books and Articles, compiled by Ron Kramer

Climate Change Books and Articles, compiled by Ron Kramer June, 2019 Angus, Ian. 2016. Facing the Anthropocene: Fossil Capitalism and the Crisis of the Earth System. New York: Monthly Review Press. Aronoff, Kate. 2018. “Denial by a Different Name: It’s Time to Admit That Half- Measures Can’t Stop Climate Change.” The Intercept (April 17). Retrieved […]

What goes around, comes around. Testimony by Daniel Smith on May 6 to City Commission.

I’m Daniel Smith, I don’t live within the city limits, but I worked at Upjohn and Pfizer, studied and worked at Western and I stand for peace every Sunday in front of the Federal Building on the corner of Park and Michigan. It’s important that we not conflate criticism of Israel government policy with antisemitism.  […]

“We want to bring the strong to their senses, not to their knees” Testimony by Barbara Hasan on May 6

May 6, 2019: City Commission Meeting My name is Barbara Hasan. I am one of the contributors to the Resolution to support Human Rights for Israelis and Palestinians by ending U.S. military aid to Israel. I visited Palestine/Israel in 2015. I would ask that we begin to re-frame our view of the Palestinians as a […]

Testimony by Paul Clements to City Commission in support of Human Rights resolution

City Commission Resolution: Paul Clements comments in support of Resolution to Support Human Rights for Israelis and Palestinians by Ending US Military Aid to Israel Thank you, Commissioners, fellow citizens, and friends. I would like to speak to why I support the resolution. The establishment of the state of Israel can’t be understood outside the […]

Testimony to City Commission regarding military detention of Palestinian children

My name is Raelyn Joyce, from Kalamazoo.  I’m  a Quaker, an active member of Kalamazoo Friends Meeting , located at 508 Denner in the city of Kalamazoo.  Our congregation’s peace and social action committee  has endorsed this resolution.  I’m also  a founding member of Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War, and I consider myself an activist […]