Jan 8 7 p.m. MAKING 2019 A YEAR OF COMPASSION! Join Citizens for Peace at their new location: The Livonia Senior Center, 15218 Farmington Road on the southeast corner of Five Mile Road. The parking lot is just east of Sam's Place restaurant. Colleen Mills, President of the group, will share her study of compassion. This is an opportunity to explore the power of compassion in your life. The first 40 attendees will receive a surprises! For more info, go to
Jan 10 6:30 p.m. meal; 7 p.m. Conversation. THE PEACE MOVEMENT: WHAT TIME IS IT?
Is the anti-war movement dead? Is war the new norm? Can war be abolished? Join on the conversation at the Swords into Plowshares Peace Center and Art Gallery, 33 E. Adams, Detroit.
Sponsored by the Detroit Area Peace with Justice Network.
Jan 16 6:45 p.m. BEYOND OPPOSING TRUMP. Panel of speakers with representatives from the Huntington Woods Peace Group, Indivisible, and progressive wing of the Democratic party. Join us for a lively discussion. Huntington Woods Public Library, 26415 Scotia Rd, Huntington Woods.
Jan 18 Noon - 2 p.m. MOVIE: FIX IT -- HEALTHCARE AT THE TIPPING POINT. Followed by panel discussion. Many families are forced to make a horrible choice between needed drugs or treatment or food. The solution is single payer (HR 676 - Improved Medicare for All). Location: Oak Street Health, Community Room, 11260 E. Jefferson, Detroit. Bob Sisler: 313-824-0952.
Jan 19 GRAY PANTHERS OF METRO DETROIT IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE WOMEN'S MARCH. . Instead of holding our regular monthly meeting on this date, GPMD is encouraging its members and the public participate in a Women's March in Washington DC, in Detroit, in Ann Arbor, in Lansing, In Grand Rapids, in Traverse City or other Michigan cities. For more information on locations of these marches, click HERE. Gray Panthers will be organizing car pools to SE Michigan marches. For a flyer with locations on Michigan marches, click HERE. For more information, call Randy at 248-224-5572.
Jan 21 Noon MARTIN LUTHER KING RALLY AND MARCH. St. Mathew's St. Joseph's Episcopal Church, 8850 Woodward, Detroit.
Jan 23 - 27th. CREATING CHANGE 2019. This national conference, considered to be one of the premier conferences for LGBTQ people and their allies, is being held at the Detroit Marriott in the Renaissance Center. Online registration will be closing on Saturday, January 12th but walk-in's possible. Click HERE to register. Registration fees vary: regular - $500; student/limited income - $215; youth/senior rate (18 and younger and 65+) - $150; single day pass - $150. Conference is sponsored by the National LGBTQ Task Force.