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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Peace

On January 15 we pause to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., an apostle for nonviolence. And now that holiday is joined by another reason to celebrate, just one week later. On January 22, 2021, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons entered into force; this landmark […]

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Violence De-Escalation SKILLS TRAINING – Saturday, Oct. 31

Violence De-Escalation SKILLS TRAINING Date: Saturday, October 31, 2020 10 a.m. – noon and 1:30 p.m. -3:30 p.m. In keeping with Covid-19 safety guidelines, this will be a Virtual Training Cost: none for the 1st 100 applicants, $30 for additional applicants YOU MUST PRE–REGISTER for this event. Go to https://tinyurl.com/y457s4bd […]

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KNOW STATEMENT ON THE MURDER OF GEORGE FLOYD

We, the members of Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW), express our deep sorrow over the tragic death of George Floyd, offer condolences to his family and friends, and condemn the racist police violence that led to his murder. We urge that the police officers involved in this heinous crime […]

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KNOWvemberFEST

A Fall festival and open house sponsored by Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW). Saturday, November 2, 2019 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Parkview Hills Clubhouse 3707 Greenleaf Circle, Kalamazoo Pot luck brunch – music – poetry games & crafts for kids and adults informative tables from many area organizations […]

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Rev. Dr. Naim Ateek in Kalamazoo

You are invited to attend a talk: “Building Peace and Reconciliation in Israel and Palestine” by The Rev. Dr. Naim Ateek First Congregational Church 345 W. Michigan Ave. (corner of Michigan Ave. & Park St.) Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 7:15 p.m. Reception to follow talk Rev. Ateek was a founding […]

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Sept. 20 Global Climate Strike

Kalamazo joins with the Global Climate Strike Friday, Sept. 20 12:30 assemble at WMU flagpoles 1:30 march to downtown Kzoo 3:00 to 6:00 pm event at Arcadia Festival Site music, speakers, art, more Kalamazoo is participating in the Global Climate Strike! Around the world, people will walk out of their […]

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The Climate Crisis and Imperialism

The Climate Crisis and Imperialism: in order to have a future, we need to end both By Tyler Boes, KNOW outreach coordinator Sept. 4, 2019 According to a recent BBC article, the climate crisis is worse than scientists ever could’ve imagined, and we have less than two years to take […]

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Film and discussion on Palestinian children – Aug. 7

HOW ARE THE CHILDREN? A film by the United Church of Christ Palestine Israel Network Advocating for Human Rights of All Children, including Palestinian kids and kids at our southern border Discussion, Refreshments, Resources Sponsored by: Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of WarDO YOU KNOW ABOUT HOUSE BILL 2407? Promoting Human Rights […]