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Memorial Day Parade 2016

Memorial Day Parade 2016

For several years, Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) has been participating in the Memorial Day Parade. Our message is “Remember the Fallen, No More War”.  The response from the parade onlookers to our officially sanctioned parade entry has always been very supportive.  They have met our contingent with cheers and applause. Join us on […]

Feb. 15 KNOW pot luck with Jon Hoadley

Feb. 15 KNOW pot luck with Jon Hoadley

Our pot lucks are such a hit!  Bring a dish to pass, and your questions for State Rep. Jon Hoadley. Monday, Feb. 15, 5:00 pm. First Presbyterian Church, 321 W. South St., downtown Kalamazoo park and enter at the rear of the church, go to third floor

Sunday, November 15, 2:00 pm – Peace Gobbler Fund Raiser at Old Dog Tavern

Sunday, November 15, 2:00 pm – Peace Gobbler Fund Raiser at Old Dog Tavern

Sunday, November 15, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Peace Gobbler Fund Raiser at Old Dog Tavern Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents to War is having a fundraiser to keep our work for peace and social justice alive here in Kalamazoo. Musical performances by Samantha Cooper, Casey Grooten & Molly Grettenberg. Old Dog Tavern, 402 E. Kalamazoo […]

Mark Braverman to Speak in Kalamazoo – November 10

Mark Braverman to Speak in Kalamazoo – November 10

Mark Braverman to Speak in Kalamazoo Mark Braverman will share his unique perspective on the Israeli/Palestinian conflict in Kalamazoo on Tuesday November 10, 7:00 pm. Being raised with a Zionist worldview, Braverman offers empathetic and rich insight into the conflict, as well as solutions. It will be his 2nd time speaking in Kalamazoo. Join us […]

A free public talk and discussion with Nora Barrows-Friedman Sept. 27

A free public talk and discussion with Nora Barrows-Friedman Sept. 27

Sunday, Sept. 27th, 7:00 pm 211 Bernhard Center, Western Michigan University “In our power: U.S. students organize for justice in Palestine” A free public talk and discussion with Nora Barrows-Friedman Author of In Our Power: U.S. Students Organize for Justice in Palestine (Just World Books, 2015)and associate editor of The Electronic Intifada, Nora Barrows-Friedman has […]

People to people: free film on Iran

People to people: free film on Iran

Rick Steves’ Iran: A 55 minute enjoyable and educational travel film about Iran, followed by a discussion of Iran in the news. Free and open to the public. Thursday, Sept. 10.  6:30 pm Van Deusen Room, Kalamazoo Public Library downtown

How to make a more peaceful world with just your phone and index finger.

How to make a more peaceful world with just your phone and index finger.

Friends.  This is really important, please read. The Obama administration has reached a historic deal with Iran, which halts their nuclear weapons program. Military and intelligence experts from around the world have agreed, this diplomatic breakthrough subjects Iran to unprecedented inspections of its nuclear and military facilities. It cuts off all paths for Iran to […]

Email or call Senator Peters re: Iran nuclear deal – August 2015

Email or call Senator Peters re: Iran nuclear deal – August 2015

Dear Friends, this is urgent. Please call Congress NOW 1-855-686-6927 RIGHT NOW, now we really do have an obligation and opportunity to make a difference in averting war. The Obama administration, as you probably know, has negotiated an historic deal with Iran to halt their nuclear weapons program. The warmongers and war profiteers have launched […]

On the Side of the Road – film Thursday, April 23, 7pm, Kal Public Library

On the Side of the Road – film Thursday, April 23, 7pm, Kal Public Library

This Thursday, April 23rd, 7:00 pm Kal Public Library Van Deusen room free and open to the public KNOWfilms presents the film: On the Side of the Road Lia Tarachansky’s first documentary feature film, is an exploration of the power of denial. The film focuses on Israeli collective denial of the events of 1948 that […]

“Don’t say we did not know” – talk with Amos Gvirtz – May 3, 3:00 pm

“Don’t say we did not know” – talk with Amos Gvirtz – May 3, 3:00 pm

Who: Amos Gvirtz, Israeli Peace Activist Where: Friends Meetinghouse, 508 Denner, Kalamazoo When: May 3rd, 3:00 pm Free and open to the public, sponsored by KNOW Amos has developed an international audience with his Don’t Say We Did Not Know weekly emails about unpublicized incidents, events, and government actions affecting the Palestinian and Bedouin communities in […]