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: 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
Nov 28 5-6:30 p.m. COMMEMORATING THE DETROIT ARAB WORKERS STRIKE FOR PALESTINE. A virtual panel hosted by US Palestinian Community Network. Distinguished speakers will what took place in the 1973 Arab auto workers strike of Chrysler's Dodge Main plant. Includes lessons for today's movements. View HERE this Facebook event.
Dec 1 A CONVERSATION WITH KARENNA GORE ON ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE. Karenna Gore, the daughter of Al Gore is founder and director of the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary, will share her insights on the relationship between environmental justice and faith. This is a Giving Tuesday fund raiser for Voices for Earth Justice. For more information and to sign up, click HERE.
Dec 3 7 p.m. POST ELECTION REFLECTIONS: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE FUTURE. Panel discussion: Brian Dickerson, Detroit Editorial Page Editor and Nolan Finley, Detroit News Editorial Page Editor. Moderator: Stephen Steinhardt, Attorney at Law & political activist. Discussion to follow. Click HERE to register. Once registered, you will be sent the link to join the webinar. For more information, email ELECTION.NCJWMI@gmail.com or
leave a message at the NCJW | MI office at 248-355-3300, ext. 0.
Dec 5-6 & Dec 12-13 BEYOND THE GREAT UNRAVELING:WEAVING THE WORLD ANEW. This is the annual national Bioneers Conference. As we challenge the word's outdated systems and institutions, we must build a more equitable
regenerative world together. What will this look like? The conference will address a spectrum of issues, from racial justice to global warming. Hear visionary thought leaders and activists. Click HERE for much more information.
Dec 6 7 p.m. IS THE TWO STATE SOLUTION DEAD? The Future for Democracy & Equal Rights in Israel/Palestine.
This webinar panel discussion features: Rabbi Jeffrey Falick, Birmingham Temple for Humanistic Judaism; Wayne State University Professor Brad Roth; Attorney Huwaida Arraf; and WSU Professor Fred Pearson. To join the zoom meeting, click HERE.