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 an on-line calendar called
Activate! 313 Progressive Community Calendar (see:
(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:  Web:

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: Randy Block, 248-549-5170

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 Dewey, 313-882-1596,  web:
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EVENTS - 2019
June 15    10 a.m. MEDICARE FOR ALL: FOR AMERICA & MICHIGAN.  Dr. David Green, a practicing physician, a health and social justice advocate and a member of the Metro Detroit Democratic Socialists of America, will be speaker at Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit meeting at the at the Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais (east of Crooks and north of 13 Mile). Co-sponsors: Peace Action of Michigan; SEM Green Party Locals; Michigan Coalition for Human Rights; United Church of Christ - Detroit Metropolitan Area; Women's International League for Peace and Freedom; MichUHCAN;  For more information, call Randy at 248-549-5170. Click HERE for flyer. 

June 15    Noon - 1 p.m. REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS ROUNDTABLE. Join Senator Gary Peters and the NARAL Pro-Choice America PAC for  Reproductive Rights Roundtable.  Peters will receive the PAC's endorsement at this event.  Location: Vinology 110 South Main, Ann Arbor.  RSVP  to Bri Gillis:  
Contributions appreciated but not required.

June 19    7 p.m. FATHER TOM LUMKIN'S JOURNEY - PEACEMAKING FROM 8 TO 80. This is the  Peace Action of Michigan annual Fishman-Perrin Lecture. Father Tom Lumkin, a giant peacemaker in Detroit's Corktown, is now 80 years old. For five decades he's tended to poor people by working at a soup kitchen, overseeing a homeless shelter for women and celebrating Mass every Sunday at the Wayne County jail. His peacemaking skills are in high demand. There is no charge for this conversation with Father Tom, a seasoned and wise peacemaker. For more information to make reservations, call 248-548-3920 or 248-545-2160.

Jay Kaplan, Staff Attorney, Michigan ACLU LGBTQ Project, will discuss several policy issues at a town hall at Affirmations, 290 W. Nine Mile, Ferndale.  Sponsored by Stand with Trans, Affirmations, MI ACLU, Equality MIchigan, Transgender Michigan and the Michigan Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Network.

June 29    10:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.  STRONGER TOGETHER -- WOMEN AND LGBTQ JUSTICE.
This innovative conference features exciting speakers on policies affecting women and people from LGBTQ communities. Includes workshops on how to be a better ally for women and LGBTQ people. Registration starts at 10:30 a.m. Brunch at 11 a.m. and panel discussion starts at noon.  $30 registration. Click HERE to register through Eventbrite (use credit card) or HERE to register through website (pay by check or PayPal). The event is being co-sponsored by 15 women's and LGBTQ supporting groups. Birmingham Unitarian Church, 38651 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills.   For more info., click HERE for flyer or call Randy at 248-549-5170.