Peace with Justice 
    Calendar of Events 
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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: (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 

Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit does not claim to endorse all positions of groups with events posted on this calendar. 

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  To JOIN the DAPJN, call Peace Action at (248) 548-3920.    

1)Alliance to Halt Fermi 3: Art Myatt, 248-224-0623, , 

2)Citizens for Peace: Colleen Mills, 734-425-0079, ,

3)Democratic Socialists of America: Lon Herman, 248-546-8180, 

4)Detroit Catholic Worker- Day House: Tom Lumpkin, 313-963-4539, 

5)Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit: Chuck Altman, 248-398-2852, 

6)Huntington Woods Peace, Citizenship & Education Project: Phyllis Aronson, 248-548-7370, and
Melanie Goldberg,   Facebook:

7)Michigan Alliance to Strengthen Social Security & Medicare: Bob Sisler, 313-824-0952,  Web:

8)Michigan Coalition for Human Rights: Marge Sears, 313-579-9071,

9)Michigan Grail: Mary Coyle, 313-821-1074,

10)Meta Peace Team: Kim Redigan, 313-520-7465,, or Detroit office 313-483-7527 Web:

11)Michigan Stop The Nuclear Bombs Campaign: Kim Bergier, 248-515-2380,

12)Palestine Cultural Office: 313-886-5922,

13)Pax Christi Michigan: Pat Valeer, 517-481-5280, 

14)Peace Action of Michigan: Rich Peacock, 248-321-7480,, or Helen Weber, 248-548-3920  Web:

15)Pointes for Peace: Jan Scallen, 313-343-0957,

16)Swords Into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery: Clara Lawrence, Director, 248-963-7575 Web:

17)Veterans for Peace: Steve Saelzler, 734-675-4138, Web:

18)Women's International League for Peace & Freedom-Detroit: Laura Dewy, 313-882-1596,  web:
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EVENTS - 2018

Sept  25    6:45 p.m. AMERICA'S DETENTION CENTERS, SEPARATION OF FAMILIES & THE INVISIBLE WALL: THE LAW, THE IMMORALITY AND THE COSTS (PROFITS). West Bloomfield/Lakes Democratic Club.  Distinguished panel. Birmingham Temple, 28511 W. 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills.  Panel starts at 7:30 p.m. 

Sept 27    Noon - 1 p.m. LUNCH & LEARN:KIDS TALK, CHILDREN ADVOCACY CENTER.  John Miles, Wayne County Fatherhood  Initiative Coordinator, to speak on Engaging with Dads. 
40 E. Ferry Street, Detroit.  Contact: Lacy Zavala, Kids Talk Supervisor, 313-833-2970

Oct 3    6:45 p.m. MY INVOLVEMENT IN THE STRUGGLE FOR JUSTICE AND PEACE. Father Joe Mulligan will share his life of active nonviolence from the days of the Vietnam war and the struggles in Honduras. 

Oct 4    9:30 a.m. INTERFAITH WATER CEREMONY - Riverfront and 10:30 a.m. INTERFAITH PRESS CONFERENCE - Spirit of Detroit statue - City County Bldg.  Join clergy, faith leaders & justice activists to demand that water shutoffs end, water be turned back on and the City of Detroit create a Water Affordability Plan.  For more information, contact Randy Block at 248-549-5170. Click HERE to register. 

Oct 4    6:45 p.m. THE IMPACT OF PROPOSAL 2 ON REDISTRICTING.  Panel of speakers. Farmington Hills Main Library, 32737 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Sponsored by the National Council of Jewish Women, Voters Not Politicians, Hadassah Greater Detroit, Orchards, League of Women Voters, Michigan UU Social Justice Network.  Call: 248-355-3300 x 0 to register.

Oct 6-7    2018 CITIZENS CLIMATE LOBBY GREAT LAKES REGIONAL CONFERENCE.  Perrysburg, Ohio. Earlybird registration through August 31, 2018.  Overview:  Draw inspiration,  strengthen skills, build resolve, develop strategies and deepen connections as we work toward passing national Carbon Fee and Dividend legislation.  For more information and to register click HERE

Oct 6    4th ANNUAL TRANS EMPOWERMENT WORKSHOP.  This workshop for trans youth, parents and trans individuals and gender expansive young children for a day of community building, learning, friendship, empowerment and inclusivity.  (More information to follow).

Oct 9    7 p.m. IMMIGRATION 101.  Citizens for Peace is hosting this lecture by Pamela Davies followed by discussion at Unity of Livonia, 28660 Five Mile. Ms. Davies practices immigration law at McGinty Law Firm.  For more info, call 734-425-0079 or go to:

Oct 12    8  a.m. - 4 p.m. LATINX LEADERS FOR THE ENHANCEMENT OF ADVOCACY & DEVELOPMENT 2018 STATE CONFERENCE.  Sponsored by LLEAD Michigan, this conference will be held at the Lansing Center, 333 Michigan Avenue, Lansing. Many workshops. For more information, contact Al Flories, 517-515-9800 or Elva Reyes, 517-749-0181. Click HERE to register

Oct 12-14  noon - 8 p.m. (10/12) & 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (10/13 & 14)  MY LAI MEMORIAL EXHIBIT.  This traveling exhibit on the 50th anniversary of the My Lai massacre during the Vietnam war will be on display at the Swords Into Plowshares Gallery and Peace Center at 33 East Adams (near Woodward), Detroit. Sponsored by Veterans for Peace Chapter 74 and the Swords Into Plowshares Gallery & Peace Center. Exhibit invites all to make a renewed commitment to peace and provides opportunities to support initiatives to reduce violence and militarism. For more information, go to:

Oct 19    9 a.m. - 4 p.m. LGBTQ RIGHTS CONFERENCE.  Clawson Metropolitan Church of Christ, 
205 N. Main, Clawson. Sponsored by Inclusive Justice and other groups. Click HERE to register.

Gray Panthers will be recruiting a speaker to provide insights on the Michigan Supreme Court and why we need to be aware of who's running for seats on this court in 2018. Location: Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais, Royal Oak. For more info., call Randy at 248-549-5170.