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Sprouting Peace – Soup Dinner Fundraiser for KNOW – Friday, March 18th – 6:00 pm

Sprouting Peace – Soup Dinner Fundraiser for KNOW – Friday, March 18th – 6:00 pm

Sprouting Peace – Soup Dinner Fundraiser for KNOW Friday, March 18th, 2016 @ 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 Silent auction of unique […]

KNOW annual retreat

KNOW annual retreat

Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) annual retreat Join us on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Skyridge Church, 394 South Drake Road – on the corner of Skyridge & Drake – Kalamazoo, MI. We will gather at 9:30 am and spend the day making plans for the year, meeting old and new friends, discussing how […]

News from KNOW – Dec. 2, 2015

Vigil, film, climate action, and more News from KNOW – Dec. 2, 2015 ** Drone Vigils Going Strong ———————————————————— Join The Peace House & Battle Creek Voices for Peace and other  community peace advocates for the monthly protest against drone  warfare at the Battle Creek Air National Guard Base this Saturday,  December 5th, at noon. […]

News from KNOW – Oct. 20, 2015

It seems that during this time of year, the town is abuzz with  ways for you to learn about what is going on in the world.  In the Kalamazoo area you can express your opinion and take part in many movements for a more peaceful and just world. In this issue we survey many opportunities […]

Support the Iran agreement – letter by Raelyn Joyce

Support the Iran agreement – letter by Raelyn Joyce

“The morality of avoiding another needless and horrible war is more important than politics.”  (AlterNet, August 10, 2015) This statement comes from  Danny Goldberg, whose father fought in five bloody battles against the Nazis in Normandy and helped liberate the Buchenbald concentration camp in Germany. He  believes that his father, now dead, would have enthusiastically […]

News from KNOW – April 14, 2015

Reminder: Tax Day protest vigil is Wednesday, April 15 4pm-5:30pm, on Westnedge in Portage near Target parking lot message: Cut the war budget, fund human needs! A lot is happening in town this Spring.  A sampling in this issue of News from KNOW: Amos Gvirtz, Israeli Peace Activist- May 3 Movie “On the Side of […]

News from KNOW – April 2, 2015

Join us in an April 15th Tax Day Protest.  We have some new banners with the above message,  and also a very long banner illustrating the discrepancy  between our war budget and human needs budget. Over 50% of US discretionary budget goes to war  profiteers, while education, roads, bridges, healthcare,  veterans are all being cut. […]

News from KNOW – March 12, 2015

News from KNOW – peace service, soup dinner, and more Sunday, March 22, 2015, 5:00 pm Interfaith Service for Peace Location: First United Methodist Church, downtown Kalamazoo Keynote Speaker: Most Rev. Paul J. Bradley, Fourth Bishop, Diocese of Kalamazoo. Keynote Address: A Message of Hope for Palestine and Israel. Followed by refreshments and a post […]

Critical Issues, Alternative Views – SOTU with Paul Clements

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgzD4Oh2wLs Also on channel 188 (Charter cable): Sat. 9am Sun 8pm Tues 8pm Fri 6pm

News from KNOW – Jan. 28. 2015

Flying Paper – an uplifting short documentary film about the  children of Gaza and their struggle to hang on to hope for a better future Thursday, Jan. 29th, 7:00 pm Kalamazoo Public Library Van Deusen room Free and open to the public, sponsored by KNOWfilms.org The film follows Musa, a charismatic teenaged kite-maker in the […]