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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…

KNAC Press

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…

Queer Theatre Kalamazoo | Syndicated Feeds

PlaywrightNow: A #StillProud Event

While QTK holds fast in the belief that our pride should be celebrated on a daily basis, when OutFront Kalamazoo announced their #StillProud series, we thought, why not host a virtual theatre festival that features 7 queer playwrights writing a play in just 24 hours, rehearsing them in only 4 hours, and then presenting them to a live audience ALL over digital mediums? So that’s what we did!