Read and Write Kalamazoo (RAWK)

Read and Write Kalamazoo (RAWK)



Who We Are

It is essential that RAWK represent all of Kalamazoo. We cannot truly serve all of Kalamazoo if RAWK does not reflect all of Kalamazoo. From our board of directors, our staff, RAWK volunteers, and to the youth we serve, we strive to be an organization that values diversity and inclusion at every level.


Anne Hensley and Emily Kastner founded RAWK in 2012 to provide creative space for youth to write and share their stories. What started as an idea to provide creative writing

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  • Co-Founders Emily-Kaster and Anne-Hensley

The Community Box Office Hours:

The Community Box Office is open Monday through Friday, 10 am to 6 pm, and Saturday, 10 am to 1 pm. You may contact the box office at: 269.250.6984.

ACGK Office Hours:

ACGK offices are open Tuesday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm. Masks are required for in-person visits and social distancing measures are in effect. Virtual meetings are also available.

You may also contact us at: 269.342.5059 or email us at: