News from KNAC and Beyond

Statement of Unity after George Floyd’s Murder

K.N.A.C. (Kalamazoo Nonprofit Advocacy Coalition) is united in sadness over the murder of George Floyd, the latest in a never-ending parade of senseless and racist killings of our Black brothers and sisters.  K.N.A.C.’s mission is to alleviate poverty, eliminate discrimination, and celebrate the arts. These aspirations are for all the citizens of Kalamazoo. We practice radical hospitality in welcoming all people into our home, the…

Kalamazoo church handing ownership over to advocacy coalition

by Jorge Rodas | Newschannel 3 Monday, March 2nd 2020 https://wwmt.com/news/local/kalamazoo-church-handing-ownership-over-to-advocacy-coalition KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Leaders of one of the oldest buildings in Kalamazoo are planning to hand ownership over to what they said they hope will be a better future. First Baptist Church, 315 W. Michigan Ave., first opened its doors in 1853. Pastor Dave Nichols said after years of declining membership, the congregation didn’t require the…