Regularly Updated Courtesy of Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit
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 an on-line calendar called
(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 email@example.com
Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit does not claim to endorse all positions of groups with events posted on this calendar.
Jan 14 7 p.m. CREATING PEACE WITH INTEGRAL CONSCIOUSNESS. Tada Gunter, J.D., will tell about Integral Consciousness. This concept is beginning to emerge in mainstream culture and could result in a more peaceful world. Speaker at Citizens for Peace at the Livonia Senior Center, 15218 Farmington Rd., Livonia.
Jan 15 6:45 p.m. THE TRUMP IMPEACHMENT AND THE CONSTITUTION: WHAT WILL HAPPEN NEXT. Robert Sedler, Constitutional Law Professor, will speak at the Huntington Woods Peace group. Location: Huntington Woods Library (on Scotia, south of 11 Mile).
Jan 18 10 a.m. COUNTY: 101, WHERE YOUR MONEY GOES. The public is invited to hear Andy Meisner, who's been the Oakland County Treasurer for 11 years. His focus includes preserving property values, preventing mortgage and tax foreclosures and prudent investment of Oakland County taxpayer dollars. Andy will challenge us to address justice issue. Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais. For more information, call Randy Block at 248-549-5170 Co-sponsors: Southeast Michigan Green Party locals; United Church of Christ - DMA; Peace Action of Michigan; Michigan Coalition for Human Rights; and the Michigan Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Network.
Bus for Lansing Women's March boards at 11:30 a.m. from the City of Southfield Pavilion, 26000 Evergreen in Southfield. $20 for a round trip ticket. Sponsored by the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization, Metro-Detroit CLUW and WILPF. Call or text to reserve a seat: 313-657-0023.
Jan 20 Noon RALLY. 1:30 p.m. FREEDOM MARCH and 3 p.m. COMMUNITY MEAL & CULTURAL EVENT. MLK DAY MARCH FOR JOBS, PEACE & JUSTICE. Historic St. Matthew & St. Joseph Episcopal Church, 8850 Woodward, Detroit.
Jan 24-25 GLOBAL WATER JUSTICE SUMMIT. This summit at Cass Community United Methodist Church in Detroit, will gather water advocates, engineers and experts across "water insecure parts of our jurisdiction and global connection". The goal: develop a strategy for United Methodist leadership for water security through our North Central Jurisdiction (NCJ). For more information, contact Rev. Paul Perez, firstname.lastname@example.org
Feb 7 11 a.m. and repeated at noon YOUTH LEADERS ACROSS BORDERS. Young people from Mexico and El Salvador who are engaged in organizations and community arts projects. U of D Mercy, Briggs Bldg. #317.
Part of Clasa series of programs.
Feb 11 7 p.m. NON-VIOLENCE: THE WAY TO PEACE. Colleen Mills, President of Citizens for Peace, will speak on this topic at the Livonia Senior Center 15218 Farmington Road, Livonia. For more info, call: 734-425-0079.
Feb 15 OUCH AND OTHER THINGS TO SAY WORKSHOP. Northwest UU Church, 23925 Northwestern Highway, Southfield. This equity and justice oriented workshop provides opportunities to engage in courageous conversation, meaning making and action. It's facilitated by Denise and Relando Thompkins-Jones. For more information, contact Ben Gabel at 248-622-7848.