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Singalong to raise our spirits in solidarity – March 10, 2019

Singalong to raise our spirits in solidarity – March 10, 2019

Peace and Justice singalong! Let’s get together and sing and play music.  Maybe bring some snacks if you care to. Bring your voice, if you want bring an instrument, and bring some songs… if you have some favorites for others to try, it’s up to you! Sunday, March 10, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Skyridge […]

Nonviolence Skills Training – Saturday, September 29

Nonviolence Skills Training – Saturday, September 29

Nonviolence Skills Training Saturday, September 29 at 9 AM – 3:00 PM Skyridge Church of The Brethren 394 S Drake Rd, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009 Sponsored by Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) Please join us for this training led by Meta Peace Team, a Michigan-based internationally recognized resource for nonviolent conflict resolution! The cost is […]

Songs of Justice, Songs of Peace Concert – Oct. 6th

Songs of Justice, Songs of Peace Concert – Oct. 6th

Songs of Justice, Songs of Peace Concert & Sing-Along!   Saturday, Oct 6, 2018, 7:00pm – 9:00pm People’s Church, 1758 10th St., Kalamazoo, MI 49009 Featuring Steve Deasy Sponsored by: Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War Doors open at 6:30pm. The event is free and open to all who belive in peace and justice. Donations welcome.  […]

Free film: AMERICAN COUP – Oct. 17th – 6:30 pm

Free film:  AMERICAN COUP – Oct. 17th – 6:30 pm

FREE film showing:  AMERICAN COUP Kalamazoo Public Library, Van Deusen Room Wednesday, October 17, 6:30 pm (please NOTE: new date, moved from September) AMERICAN COUP  tells the story of the 1953 coup carried out by the CIA to topple the popular Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh.  Mossadegh had nationalized Iran’s oil industry to protect Iran’s […]

WHY DO WARS PREVAIL? a talk by Rev. Harold Beu

WHY DO WARS PREVAIL? A talk given by Rev. Harold W. Beu Imagine Peace Conference First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo, Michigan 19 August 2018   So, the first question we are asked ourselves today is: Why do wars still prevail since the end of World War I in 1918 even though they are more threatening? […]

Statement on Gaza – April 27, 2018 protest outside Rep. Fred Upton’s office

Statement on Gaza – April 27, 2018 protest outside Rep. Fred Upton’s office

We are here to show our support and solidarity with the people of Gaza. Gaza is a small strip of land along the Mediterranean. It is 140 square miles in area, only ¼ the size of Kalamazoo County. In this small plot of land live 2 million inhabitants, the vast majority from families who were […]

Vigil for Gaza

Vigil for Gaza

Vigil for Gaza   in front of Rep. Fred Upton’s office: 350 E. Michigan downtown Kalamazoo (near Sarkozy’s Bakery)   Friday, April 27, 2018   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Tell Rep. Fred Upton:   He must speak out against the deadly use of force against unarmed demonstrators in Gaza   Stop all US […]

The Current Crisis Over Korea (April 19)

The Current Crisis Over Korea (April 19)

The Current Crisis Over Korea: History, Politics and The Nuclear Threat Thursday, April 19 7:00 PM First Congregational Church 345 West Michigan Avenue Downtown Kalamazoo MI Panelists: Ed Martini, Professor of History, WMU Randy La Prairie, Doctoral Student in Sociology, WMU Ron Kramer, Professor of Sociology, WMU Sponsored by the Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War […]

KNOW Soup Dinner Fundraiser – Friday, March 23 – 6:00 pm

KNOW Soup Dinner Fundraiser – Friday, March 23 – 6:00 pm

Soup Dinner Fundraiser for KNOW Friday, March 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm (doors open @ 5:30) St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 247 Lovell, downtown Kalamazoo Fellowship Hall – lower level – elevator available Free Parking Delicious, hearty soups, breads and desserts! Larry (Pun) Plamondon will provide traditional Odawa storytelling MUSIC – by Ellis, Michael, & Muxlow. […]

Perpetual War: massive human and economic costs – talk by William Hartung on Jan. 24

Perpetual War:  massive human and economic costs – talk by William Hartung on Jan. 24

Perpetual War: massive human and economic costs of the corporate grip on the Pentagon budget a presentation and discussion with William Hartung 7:00 pm Wednesday, January 24, 2018 First Congregational Church, Chapel room 345 W Michigan Ave. Downtown Kalamazoo   Sponsor: Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) Free and open to the public We are […]