Peace with Justice 
    Calendar of Events 
Regularly Updated Courtesy of Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit 
Submit events for this calendar to randyblock@yahoo.com

This Calendar of events includes activities of a wide range of groups, including members of the Detroit Area Peace with Justice Network (DAPJN), a coalition of Metro-Detroit organizations formed to provide mutual support in our common dedication to peace and justice (see list below).  Members of DAPJN are now being invited to post their events on this community calendar: detroit.activatehub.org (under the War & Peace tag) but are welcome to continue to get additional publicity for their events by also submitting them to this GPMD events calendar at randyblock@yahoo.com 

Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit does not claim to endorse all positions of groups with events posted on this calendar. 
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1)Alliance to Halt Fermi 3: Art Myatt, 248-224-0623, almyatt@yahoo.com , 
Web:  www.athf3.org

2)Citizens for Peace: Colleen Mills, 734-425-0079, cmills0079@yahoo.com ,
Web: www.citizens4peace.com

3)Democratic Socialists of America: Lon Herman, 248-546-8180, lonherman@hotmail.com 
Web: www.metrodetroitdsa.com/

4)Detroit Catholic Worker- Day House: Tom Lumpkin, 313-963-4539, dayhouse@flash.net 
Web:  https://sites.google.com/a/dayhouse.org/www/

5)Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit: Chuck Altman, 248-398-2852, caltman@rocketmail.com 
Web: www.graypanthersmetrodetroit.org/

6)Huntington Woods Peace, Citizenship & Education Project: Phyllis Aronson, 248-548-7370, and
Melanie Goldberg, mel4hwpeace@aol.com   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Huntington-Woods-Peace-Citizenship-Education-Project/144083798944934

7)Michigan Alliance to Strengthen Social Security & Medicare: Bob Sisler, 313-824-0952, rsisler@csswayne.org  Web: http://detroit.activatehub.org/organizations/126

8)Michigan Coalition for Human Rights: Marge Sears, 313-579-9071, support@mchr.org
Web: http://www.mchr.org/

9)Michigan Grail: Mary Coyle, 313-821-1074, r-coyle@sbcglobal.net

10)Meta Peace Team: Kim Redigan, 313-520-7465, kim.redigan@gmail.com, or Detroit office 313-483-7527 Web: www.metapeaceteam.org/

11)Michigan Stop The Nuclear Bombs Campaign: Kim Bergier, 248-515-2380, 2MISTNBC@gmail.com
Web: http://michiganpeacenetwork.org/organizations/Michigan-Stop-the-Nuclear-Bombs-Campaign

12)Palestine Cultural Office: 313-886-5922, newashh@sbcglobal.net
Web: http://michiganpeacenetwork.org/organizations/Palestine-Cultural-Office

13)Pax Christi Michigan: Pat Valeer, 517-481-5280, paxchristi.mi@gmail.com 
Web: http://www.paxchristimi.org/

14)Peace Action of Michigan: Rich Peacock, 248-321-7480, peacemichigan@gmail.com, or Helen Weber, 248-548-3920  Web: www.peaceactionmich.org

15)Pointes for Peace: Jan Scallen, 313-343-0957, pointesforpeace@yahoo.com
Web: www.pointesforpeace.org/

16)Swords Into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery: Clara Lawrence, Director, 248-963-7575
swordsintoplowshares313@gmail.com Web: www.swordsintoplowsharesdetroit.org/

17)Veterans for Peace: Steve Saelzler, 734-675-4138, saelzler@comcast.net Web: www.vfp74.org

18)Women's International League for Peace & Freedom-Detroit: Laura Dewy, 313-882-1596, wilpfdetroit@att.net  web: http://wilpf.org/
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EVENTS - 2017







Nov 18    10 a.m.  CHALLENGING VOTER SUPPRESSION & ITS IMPACT ON PEOPLE OF COLOR.
Heaster Wheeler,  former chair, Detroit NAACP and a candidate for the Detroit City Clerk in 2017, will do be the featured speaker for Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit on this topic.  Location: Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais. Contact Randy, 248-549-5170, for more information.

Nov 21    6 p.m. GUN VIOLENCE STATEWIDE MEETING.  The Michigan Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence will hear Rep. Tom Cochran talk about HB's 584, 585 and 586, bills that would allow concealed weapons to be brought into schools, places of worship, day care centers and other gun free safe zones.  Also speaking:  Dr. April Zeoli, MSU, nationally known researcher on on guns and domestic violence, will speak on Extreme Risk Protection order legislation.   Location:  UUCGL, 5509 S. Pennsylvania, Lansing. 

Nov 30    6:30  p.m. '67 DETROIT: A MEMORY PLAY.  This multi-media exploration of the events leading up to and through the 1967 Detroit uprising features a presentation by the Detroit Historical Society on '67 Detroit: the Myth of the Model City followed by play reading by The Extra Mile Playwrights Theater.  Tickets: $10 regular, $25 sponsor, and $5 students.  Complimentary tickets available. Location:  Northwest Unitarian Universalist Church, 23925 Northwestern Highway, Southfield.  To get your tickets click HERE.  

Dec 3    Noon - 2 p.m.  CARE AND SHARE FAIR.  Location: Community UUs of Brighton, 3333 S. Old US-23, Brighton.  Buy holiday gifts, pottery, Fair Trade Coffee and support local charitable organizations: A Thread of Hope, Always Hope Animal Shelter, PFLAG, Sierra Club, CUUB, Citizens for Peace, Red Barrel (LCCA), 10,000 Villages and Trades of Hope.  Refreshments. Ideas for simplifying the holidays & alternatives to consumerism. Contact: Shari Pollesch, 810-227-3100 or Julie Bohnhorst, 586-924-3303.

Dec 16     10 a.m.  THE CRISIS IN PUERTO RICO: HOW WE CAN BE PART OF THE SOLUTION. 
A panel of speakers will tell the history of Puerto Rico, provide a progress report on its recovery from Hurricane Maria and offer a vision of a more just future for its citizens.  Sponsored by Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit. Location:  3500 Marais, Royal Oak. For more information, contact Randy Block at 248-549-5170.