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KNOW on Community Spotlight – May 2017

Interview with Daniel Smith, Communications person for KNOW

Why should you support KNOW. Thoughts by Michael Dwyer.

Why should you support KNOW.  Thoughts by Michael Dwyer.  Given at the Corn Fed Girls benefit concert on May 13, 2017. 1. KNOW is important because we advocate for the rights of our brothers and sisters around the world. American war causes alot of unnecessary suffering for people living in countries like Yemen, Iraq, Somalia, […]

Corn Fed Girls & Friends Concert – Saturday, May 13, 6:00 pm – 1st Congregational Church

Corn Fed Girls & Friends Concert – Saturday, May 13, 6:00 pm – 1st Congregational Church

Concert to benefit KNOW Corn Fed Girls, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, Kaitlin Rose/Matt GrossSaturday, May 13, 2017 6:00 pm First Congregational Church 345 W. Michigan Ave. Kalamazoo Open to the public, no admission, freewill offering.  Childcare provided.  Cornbread and Cider! The entertainment event of the year! Sample tune from YouTube

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 […]