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War is over – if you want it

suggested by Pat Lynn… So This Is Christmas and What Have You Done? Christmas Day, 1971 – 2016 Yoko Ono and John Lennon (Happy Christmas Kyoko) (Happy Christmas Julian) So this is Christmas And what have you done Another year over And a new one just begun And so this is Christmas I hope you […]

KNOW annual planning retreat, Sat. Jan. 28th

KNOW annual planning retreat, Sat. Jan. 28th

Saturday, Jan. 28, from 9:30 AM til 3:30 PM Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) will hold its annual planning retreat. Please join us as we map out a strategy to stand up against hate, unite for a more peaceful world, and change our national budget priorities from funding war to funding our most pressing […]

KNOW Speaks Out About 2016 National Election Results

KNOW Speaks Out About 2016 National Election Results   In light of the recent election, Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) would like to reaffirm its commitment to creating and promoting a world free from violence, oppression, exploitation, and war. KNOW is committed to a just and pluralistic society in which everyone is respected and […]

LOVE trumps HATE. (a poem)

LOVE trumps HATE.   (a poem by Taj James, suggested by KNOW steering committee member Pat Lynn) the invitation has arrived to step into our courage and our full humanity from this day forward the harm can only unfold and multiply and spread with our silence with our consent with our participation we will not be […]

Shop online, and help KNOW

Shop online, and help KNOW

Beautiful, ethical products to benefit KNOW Kalamazoo Non-Violent Opponents of War (KNOW) is once again partnering with our friends at peace and justice publisher Syracuse Cultural Workers to offer you great products and raise funds to support our work. You can choose from over 1,500 great products–calendars, holiday cards, T-shirts, posters, buttons, stickers, peace cranes […]

KNOW meeting – all invited 5:00 pm, Monday, Jan. 9th

KNOW meeting – all invited 5:00 pm, Monday, Jan. 9th

KNOW Planning Meeting Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 5:00 pm  – 7:00 pm First Presbyterian Church 321 South St., Kalamazoo 3rd flr., Rm 315 Free Parking in back Arriving late? Ring bell at back door, Church staff will respond. All are invited who share our vision for peace.

Welcoming Refugees Panel Forum – 6:30 pm, Tuesday, Dec. 6

Welcoming Refugees Panel Forum – 6:30 pm, Tuesday, Dec. 6

Welcoming Refugees A Panel Forum Tuesday, December 6th at 6:30 p.m. Kalamazoo Public Library – Central Branch Van Deusen Room, 3rd Floor This important and timely forum will have a panel of distinguished experts speaking on the issues that concern refugees in our community. As citizens of Kalamazoo County, we welcome our refugees based on […]

Urban Democracy Feast, Sat. Nov. 12

Urban Democracy Feast, Sat. Nov. 12

The Urban Democracy Feast Saturday, November 12, 2016 First Congregational Church UCC 345 W. Michigan, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 Doors open at 4:00 pm,  Event begins at 4:30 pm Join us for a meal, where we engage in gathering our resources to support local social justice projects. Listen to the presentations of the candidates and vote […]

Group discussions of Catonsville 9

Group discussions of Catonsville 9

Jerry Berrigan and Peace House friends and KNOW friends are ready to invite you to some lively discussion as we consider Fr. Dan Berrigan’s play, The Trial of the Catonsville Nine. We intend that you read the play on your own, and then attend a discussion session to share your impressions of the work. RSVP […]

How the media sells war – The case of Libya

How the media sells war – The case of Libya

WMU graduate student and activist Randy LaPrairie will present  his timely research on the intervention in Libya and how it was  packaged and sold to the American public. With introduction  by Ron Kramer, this promises to be a provocative and educational evening. Free and open to the public. Thursday, October 27th 7:00 pm – 8:30 […]