Peace with Justice 
    Calendar of Events 
Regularly Updated Courtesy of Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit 
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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:
Click HERE to see the Current Cost of War 

EVENTS - 2018
​Jan 17    10 a.m. DEFEND THE DREAM RALLY.  10:30 a.m. MARCH & COLLECTIVE ACTION.  
Central United Methodist Church, 23 E. Adams, Detroit.  Call Michigan's Democratic Senators to champion the DREAM. White nationalism ends here.  Dream Act Now!  Contact:  Natalie Gallagher, 

Jan 17    6:30 p.m. TRUMPISM, WHITE IDENTITY POLITICS & THE CRISIS OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY.  Fran Shor, Director of Public Education & Community Engagement Project, will provide a historical analysis of Trumpism and lead workshop on resisting his policies & practices. 
Sponsored by Huntington Woods Peace, Citizenship and Education Project. Location: Huntington Woods Library, 26425  Scotia (s. of 11 Mile). 

Jan 20    10 a.m.  LET'S TALK TRANSIT.  Kristen Milefchik, a dynamic advocate for people with disabilities and a transit advocate with Transportation Riders United (TRU), will explain the myths and facts about mass transit. The public will be invited to discuss mass transit plans and how our help is needed to put them on the 2018 ballot.  This presentation is being hosted by Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit at its monthly meeting at the Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais, Royal Oak. For more information, call Randy at 248-549-5170.   

Jan 21  2 - 5 p.m.  WOMEN'S MARCH IN LANSING.  Gather at the Capitol steps to celebrate the strides we've made so far and make plans for the future.  For more information, click HERE

Jan 27     9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.  NON-VIOLENT SKILLS TRAINING WORKSHOP.  Creating a non-violent alternative to militarism and non-violence through empowered peacemaking.  Location: Swords into Plowshares Peace Center & Art Gallery, Central United Methodist Church, 33 East Adams, Detroit. Refreshments and lunch included.  $45 (scholarships available).  Register online: or call 313-392-9437.  Clara Lawrence, Director, Swords into Plowshares. 

Jan  27    10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 45 YEARS OF ROE v. PRESIDENT 45.   2018 is the 45th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade.  We're honoring this important ruling by protesting one of the entities that stand in the way of women receiving comprehensive reproductive healthcare: A Crisis Pregnancy Center in Oakland and Macomb County. Oakland and Macomb County protest locations TBA. KEEP ABORTION LEGAL. 

Feb 7th    7 p.m. BENEFIT FOR HURRICANE VICTIMS IN PUERTO RICO.  Matt Watroba, veteran teacher, song writer and radio host, will be the performer of the evening at Beacon Unitarian Universalist Church, 4230 Livernois Road, Troy.  Matt has an infectious way of getting the audience to sign along with him.  Tickets:  $15 each.