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).
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.
MONDAY'S: 4:45 p.m. DEMONSTRATE FOR PEACE: 9 Mile/Woodward
5 p.m. DEMONSTRATE FOR BLACK LIVES MATTER: 11 Mile/Woodward
Oct 12 SUPPRESSED, THE RIGHT TO VOTE. Click HERE to watch this video at any time. Sponsored by the Central Michigan UU Fellowship (Mt. Pleasant).
Oct 13 7:30 p.m. FIGHTING FOR ONE FAIR WAGE & EARNED PAID LEAVE. Hear Aisha Wells, Earned Paid Leave Organizer with Mothering Justice, and Pete Vargas, GOTV Campaign Organizers for Restaurant Opportunity Center, speak on the status of these two campaigns. Sponsored by the Michigan UU Social Justice Network Interfaith GOTV Campaign. To register for this event go to: https://bit.ly/32QxbfY Meeting ID: 818 7056 9244; Passcode: 973022
Oct 14 8 p.m. JUDICIAL CANDIDATE FORUM: A VIRTUAL TOWN HALL. Learn how the courts impact our communities. Sponsored by Michigan Liberation and Detroit Action. Register HERE.
Oct 15 3-5 p.m. LETTING GO ACROSS GENERATIONS. What are the ancestral and/or ancient wisdoms that shape you? How am I honoring the journey to becoming an ancestor. Sponsored by Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition. This space created for people who are: indigenous, black and people of color who identify as woman,
gender non-conforming, and two spirited. Click HERE to register.
Oct 16 10 a.m. WEALTH INEQUALITY GROWS DURING THE PANDEMIC. WHAT TO DO? Gilda Z. Jacobs, President and CEO of the Michigan League for Public Policy, will speak on this critical issue. As the pandemic continues, wealth inequality grows. Click HERE to join the meeting. Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit invites you to attend this zoom public forum co-sponsored by Peace Action of Michigan; Southeast Michigan Green Parties; United Church of Christ - SEM; Michigan Coalition for Human Rights; SE Michigan Jobs with Justice; Women's International Peace with Freedom; and Michigan Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Network. For more information, contact Randy, 248-224-5572.
Oct 19 JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE. Click HERE to watch this video at any time. Sponsored by the Central Michigan UU Fellowship (Mt. Pleasant). See either a trailer or rent the film.