Peace with Justice 
    Calendar of Events 
Regularly Updated Courtesy of Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit 
Submit events for this calendar to randyblock@yahoo.com

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).  

To submit an event for the calendar, send information to randyblock@yahoo.com  
name of event, date/time, name of speakers (if any), URL or other contact information to join the meeting.   We do not post general meeting notices, only those with an issue focus/speaker. 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.    
PLEASE SEND GROUP UPDATES TO: randyblock@yahoo.com



1)Alliance to Halt Fermi 3:  Web:  www.athf3.org

2)Citizens for Peace: Colleen Mills, 734-425-0079, cmills0079@yahoo.com ,
Web: www.citizens4peace.com

3)Democratic Socialists of America: Lon Herman, 248-546-8180, lonherman@hotmail.com 
Web: www.metrodetroitdsa.com/

4)Detroit Catholic Worker- Day House: Tom Lumpkin, 313-963-4539, dayhouse@flash.net 
Web:  https://sites.google.com/a/dayhouse.org/www/

5)Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit: Randy Block, 248-549-5170
Web: www.graypanthersmetrodetroit.org/

6)Huntington Woods Peace, Citizenship & Education Project: Phyllis Aronson, 248-548-7370, and
Melanie Goldberg, mel4hwpeace@aol.com   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Huntington-Woods-Peace-Citizenship-Education-Project/144083798944934

7)Michigan Alliance to Strengthen Social Security & Medicare: Bob Sisler, 313-824-0952, rsisler@csswayne.org  Web: http://detroit.activatehub.org/organizations/126

8)Michigan Coalition for Human Rights: Marge Sears, 313-579-9071, support@mchr.org
Web: http://www.mchr.org/

9)Michigan Grail: Mary Coyle, 313-821-1074, r-coyle@sbcglobal.net

10)Meta Peace Team: Kim Redigan, 313-520-7465, kim.redigan@gmail.com, or Detroit office 313-483-7527 Web: www.metapeaceteam.org/

11)Michigan Stop The Nuclear Bombs Campaign: Kim Bergier, 248-515-2380, 2MISTNBC@gmail.com

12)Palestine Cultural Office: 313-886-5922, newashh@sbcglobal.net
Web: http://michiganpeacenetwork.org/organizations/Palestine-Cultural-Office

13)Pax Christi Michigan: Pat Valeer, 517-481-5280, paxchristi.mi@gmail.com 
Web: http://www.paxchristimi.org/

14)Peace Action of Michigan: Rich Peacock, 248-321-7480, peacemichigan@gmail.com, or Helen Weber, 248-548-3920  Web: www.peaceactionmich.org

15)Pointes for Peace: Jan Scallen, 313-343-0957, pointesforpeace@yahoo.com
Web: www.pointesforpeace.org/

16)Swords Into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery: Clara Lawrence, Director, 248-963-7575
swordsintoplowshares313@gmail.com Web: www.swordsintoplowsharesdetroit.org/

17)Veterans for Peace: Steve Saelzler, 734-675-4138, saelzler@comcast.net Web: www.vfp74.org

18)Women's International League for Peace & Freedom-Detroit: Laura Dewey, 313-882-1596, wilpfdetroit@att.net  web: http://wilpf.org/
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VIRTUAL EVENTS - 2020

​MONDAY'S: 3:45 p.m.  DEMONSTRATE FOR PEACE: 9 Mile/Woodward
                    4 p.m.      DEMONSTRATE FOR BLACK LIVES MATTER: 11 Mile/Woodward
FRIDAY'S     3:45 p.m. WE STAND WITH OUR NEIGHBORS - IMMIGRATION VIGIL SW Detroit Clark Park, corner of Vernor and Clark


Jan 16    10 a.m.     ONE PERSON, ONE VOTE: RANK CHOICE VOTING & NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE.  Hear Kevin Deegan-Krause (Wayne State University political science professor) tell about these two voting reforms.  Elections of Donald Trump and George W. Bush both resulted from using the Electoral College in spite of their not winning the popular vote. RSVP your place at this free zoom program by clicking HERE.  Click HERE to join the meeting or call: 
1-646-558-8656; ID: 842 4254 4914  Hop on the call at 9:45 a.m. to chat. CO-SPONSORS: SE Michigan Green Parties;
United Church of Christ - DMA; Peace Action of Michigan; Michigan Coalition for Human Rights;  SE Michigan Jobs With Justice; Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Southeast Michigan; Michigan Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Network. 

Jan 17   2:30 - 5:30 p.m.  SOLIDARITY SUNDAY: DETROIT DISABILITY POWER.  This will be an afternoon of story telling, resource sharing and action. Will be two dozen organizations with panels and workshops.  Must register to participate.  Click HERE to register and to RSVP your workshops. 

Jan 18    6-7 p.m. 34th ANNUAL DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. HOLIDAY CELEBRATION OF MACOMB COUNTY. 
Click HERE to sign up for this virtual celebration of M.L. King.  Donations requested.  For more info: 386-463-2021.

Jan 18    7 p.m. JOIN US AS WE CELEBRATE THE KING.  The virtual ML King celebration is nation-wide! If M.L. King were here today, how would he connect to certain societal changes? We assembled voices from around the nation who will share their thoughts. Join this zoom meeting sponsored by the National Welfare Rights Organization: 
https://zoom.us/j/94970177456?pwd=VjQ4TS9HY3Vvb0p2K0UxejA52AvVIVZQT09
Meeting ID: 949 7017 7456; PASSCODE: 656007 

Jan 20    7 p.m. GESU PEACE & JUSTICE NONVIOLENCE SERIES: MLK EVENT. Speaker John Thorne, "Black and Catholic in Detroit: Marred Past, Resilient Future".  To preregister & get meeting link, contact Susan Rey:
susan@susanrayva.com  Questions, call Marge Sears: 248-225-0564. 

Jan 21    6 - 7:30 p.m.  BEYOND BIDEN: MOVING TOWARD COLLECTIVE LIBERATION.  This event, sponsored by the Suburban Coalition for Collective Liberation, will include time to share stories from the suburbs. Meet in small breakout groups. Get connected. Registration Link: bity.ly/3af6HKp

Jan 22    4:30 - 6 p.m. RALLY:  NUCLEAR WEAPONS ARE ILLEGAL!  Support the nuclear treaty which has been signed by 51 countries but not the U.S.  Woodward and 9 Mile, Ferndale. 

Jan 22    EVENT TO MARK THE START OF TREATY ON THE PROHIBITION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS (TPNW)
The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation is hosting this on-line event. Click HERE for more information 


Jan 26-28    HEALTH ACTION CONFERENCE. Families USA is hosting a conference that includes educational workshops; networking opportunities; and inspiring plenaries to prepare you for the work ahead. Click HERE for more information and to register. 

Jan 27  7 p.m. GESU PEACE & JUSTICE NONVIOLENCE SERIES: SPEAKER: Kim Redigan "Relating Across the Divide: Getting to the Heart of the Matter".  To preregister & get meeting link, contact Susan Rey:
susan@susanrayva.com  Questions, call Marge Sears: 248-225-0564.