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 - 2020

Feb 19    6:45 p.m.  WHY SOCIALISM TODAY?  Hear a panel of people discuss this topic. Why are young people being attracted to socialism in individualistic America?  This event is sponsored by the Huntington Woods Peace, Citizenship and Education.  Location: Huntington Woods Library, 26415 Scotia. www.hwpeace.weebly.com

Feb 19    7 p.m. WHAT'S AT STAKE FOR THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY IN 2020.   This forum is being held at the Affirmations LGBT Community Center, 290 W. 9 Mile, Ferndale. 

Mar 14    9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. TAKE IT BACK -- PEOPLES MOVEMENT ASSEMBLY.  Join us in the fight for climate justice.  The Green New Deal  is an urgent call for living wages, affordable housing and utilities, fight police violence, immigration raids and muslim bans, endless war and right-wing white supremacist agendas in Detroit. We can achieve this and save the planet through reconnecting to Earth and protecting communities hardest hit by the climate and economic crisis. Location: Cass Commons, 4605 Cass Ave., Detroit.  For more information, contact M. Martinez, michellemart@gmail.com

Mar 19    Noon - 2 p.m. MEXTACY & PRESENTATION ON STEREOTYPES OF MEXICANS/MEXICAN-AMERICANS.
Dr. William Nerrccio will speak on stereotypes aimed at Mexicans and Mexican Americans.  Loranger Exhibit Hall Architecture at Detroit Mercy McNicols campus.   

Mar 21     10 a.m. BLACK PANTHERS/GRAY PANTHERS - WHO KNEW!  Sherry A. Wells, Gray Panthers Board member, has been doing research on these two movements and she'll do a presentation on what she's learned. Here's one example of some common ground.  Black Panthers were viewed as a radical group.  Maggie Kuhn, the founder of Gray Panthers, was called the "Wrinkled Radical".  Location:  Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais (east of Crooks Rd., north of 13 Mile).  For more information, contact Randy at 248-224-5572 (cell). 

Mar 24    7 p.m. FATHER TALK ON BOOK: "PRAISE BE PEACE" Chemistry, Detroit Mercy McNicols campus. 
Co-sponsored by CLASA.  

Mar 24    SAVE THE DATE: WORLD WATER DAY LOBBYING IN LANSING FOR WATER AFFORDABILITY POLICIES. 
For more information, call Randy, 248-224-5572 (cell).