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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rock For Your Rights – Jan. 19th

Rock For Your Rights – Jan. 19th

FRIDAY, JANUARY 19th @ SHAKESPEARES LOWER LEVEL Doors: 7:00 Show: 8:00 21+ $5 suggested donation _____________________________________________________________________ Rock For Your Rights is a fundraising / community outreach event set to take place at Shakespeares Lower Level on Friday, January 19. The event will feature several local music acts and is also meant to bring progressive activists […]

KNOW monthly planning meetings

KNOW monthly planning meetings

NEXT MEETING of KNOW: Monday, Oct. 8th, 2018, 5:00 – 6:30 pm. (Second Monday of the month) First Presbyterian Church downtown Kalamazoo. Park and enter at rear of building.  We meet on third floor.  We welcome and encourage all to attend who share our vision for peace and justice.

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

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 […]

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 […]