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
May 21 7 p.m. SAFE WATER FOR ALL?! Panel discussion: Kaela Wabanimkee-Harris; Diane Weckerle; William Copeland; George Gains. Documentary Excerpt: "Bad Water, Small Town, Deaf Ears. Everything You Need to Know About PFAS, But Don't Know How to Ask". General Motors Theater, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E. Warren, Detroit.
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June 15 10 a.m. MEDICARE FOR ALL. Marjorie Mitchell, Executive Director of Michigan Universal Health Care Access Network (MichUHCAN) will speak on the newly reintroduced Medicare for All bills that offer affordable health care for all. Learn what we can do to promote these plans for a much more just health care system. This presentation is sponsored by Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit at the Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais (east of Crooks and north of 13 Mile). For more information, call Randy at 248-549-5170.
June 19 7 p.m. FATHER TOM LUMKIN'S JOURNEY - PEACEMAKING FROM 8 TO 80. This is the Peace Action of Michigan annual Fishman-Perrin Lecture. Father Tom Lumkin, a giant peacemaker in Detroit's Corktown, is now 80 years old. For five decades he's tended to poor people by working at a soup kitchen, overseeing a homeless shelter for women and celebrating Mass every Sunday at the Wayne County jail. His peacemaking skills are in high demand. There is no charge for this conversation with Father Tom, a seasoned and wise peacemaker. For more information, cadll 248-548-3920.
June 29 10:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. STRONGER TOGETHER -- WOMEN AND LGBTQ JUSTICE.
This innovative conference features exciting speakers on policies affecting women and people from LGBTQ communities. Includes workshops on how to be a better ally for women and LGBTQ people. Registration starts at 10:30 a.m. Brunch at 11 a.m. and panel discussion starts at noon. $30 registration. Click HERE to register through Eventbrite (use credit card) or HERE to register through website (pay by check or PayPal). The event is being co-sponsored by 15 women's and LGBTQ supporting groups. Birmingham Unitarian Church, 38651 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills. For more info., click HERE for flyer or call Randy at 248-549-5170.