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).  Members of DAPJN are now being invited to post their events on an on-line calendar called
Activate! 313 Progressive Community Calendar (see: http://cal.activate313.org/events
(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 randyblock@yahoo.com 

Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit does not claim to endorse all positions of groups with events posted on this calendar. 
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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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EVENTS - 2019


July 22    2:30 - 4:30 p.m. PUBLIC HEARING ON ELDER ABUSE. Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, 4800 E. Huron Drive, Ann Arbor. 734-677-5960.  Speakers include: 
Attorney General Dana Nessel. Supreme Court Justices Megan Cavanaugh and Richard Bernstein are holding a listening tour on the topic of elder abuse. 

July 22    4:45 p.m. NO WAR WITH IRAN!  Join the regular Monday peace vigil at 9 Mile and Woodward. This is the 16th anniversary of this vigil. Bring a sign with NO WAR IN IRAN and money for parking. Kim Bergier invites those interested in discussing next steps for resisting war in Iran to meet for a meal at the Woodward Avenue Brewers (on the east side of Woodward south of 9 Mile). Let Kim Bergier know if you plan to be there on her Facebook page or via email: mi4ipor@gmail.com 

July 22   5:30 p.m.  MI PROGRESSIVE WOMEN'S CAUCUS LISTENING SESSION.  Rep. Angela Whitmer will host this session being held at Delta Township District Library, 5130 Davenport Drive, Lansing.

July 23    11 a.m. 2-4 p.m. VIOLA LIUZZO STATUE DEDICATION.  20087 Winthrop, northwest Detroit.  Learn more about the sculpture and the park by clicking here: 
https://www.freep.com/story/entertainment/arts/2019/04/11/detroit-artist-austen-brantley-civil-rights-activist-viola-liuzzo/3309873002/

July 24    6 - 8 p.m.  SOLUTIONS ON THE STREETS: TOWN HALL FOR GUN SAFETY.  A panel of community activists and organizers including: City Council President Brenda Jones; Alia Harvey-Quinn, Force Detroit; and Dhoruba Dialo, Black Man Stand.These groups are reducing gun violence on our streets.  Moderated by Pastor Barry from the Church of the Messiah. Location: Church of the Messiah, 231 E. Grand Blvd., Detroit. 

July 24     7 p.m. KNOW YOUR RIGHTS -- FREE PUBLIC EVENT.  FREE FOOD.
In your home, are you facing unaffordable water bills? water shutoffs? contaminated drinking water? lead paint?  Come learn your rights from environmental attorneys and experts: City of Detroit Buildings Safety and Engineering and Environmental Department; Lakeshore Legal Aid; Detroit Justice Center; CLEAR Corps Detroit; We The People of Detroit.  Location: People's Community Church, 8601 Woodward, Detroit. For more info, call Erin: 313-782-3372. 

July 28    2-4 p.m. RADIANCE OF RESISTANCE.  Janna Jihad Tamimi, 13 year old Palestinian activist, one of the youngest accredited journalists in the world, will speak at the Arab American
National Museum, 13624 Michigan Ave., Dearborn.  The event includes a screening of the film Radiance of Resistance. Event is free and open to the public.  

July 30 & 31st  - DETROIT DEMANDS A POLITICAL REVOLUTION. The GDDS urges people to swell the streets.  Demand Green New Deal, Medicare for All, etc. Location and details TBA. Go to: https://facebook.com/events/296130904669982/

July 30    4 - 5:30 p.m. RALLY: MAKE METRO DETROIT THE ENGINE OF THE GREEN NEW DEAL.
Demonstrate before the Presidential Debate. We have the right to clean air and water, good jobs and justice.  Cass Park. March at 5:30 p.m. 

July 31    8:30 - 11 p.m. DEBATE WATCH PARTY WITH THE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION.
Briggs Detroit, 519 E. Jefferson, Detroit. From  5 - 8 p.m. be in front of the Fox Theater to drum up support for the Equality Act.  

Aug 1    6 p.m. MI PROGRESSIVE WOMEN'S CAUCUS LISTENING SESSION.  Rep. Dayna Polchansky will host this session held at UAW Hall, 35603 Plymouth Road, Livonia.