Peace with Justice 
    Calendar of Events 
Regularly Updated Courtesy of Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit 
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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 this community calendar: (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 

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

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  To JOIN the DAPJN, call Peace Action at (248) 548-3920.    

1)Alliance to Halt Fermi 3: Art Myatt, 248-224-0623, , 

2)Citizens for Peace: Colleen Mills, 734-425-0079, ,

3)Democratic Socialists of America: Lon Herman, 248-546-8180, 

4)Detroit Catholic Worker- Day House: Tom Lumpkin, 313-963-4539, 

5)Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit: Chuck Altman, 248-398-2852, 

6)Huntington Woods Peace, Citizenship & Education Project: Phyllis Aronson, 248-548-7370, and
Melanie Goldberg,   Facebook:

7)Michigan Alliance to Strengthen Social Security & Medicare: Bob Sisler, 313-824-0952,  Web:

8)Michigan Coalition for Human Rights: Marge Sears, 313-579-9071,

9)Michigan Grail: Mary Coyle, 313-821-1074,

10)Meta Peace Team: Kim Redigan, 313-520-7465,, or Detroit office 313-483-7527 Web:

11)Michigan Stop The Nuclear Bombs Campaign: Kim Bergier, 248-515-2380,

12)Palestine Cultural Office: 313-886-5922,

13)Pax Christi Michigan: Pat Valeer, 517-481-5280, 

14)Peace Action of Michigan: Rich Peacock, 248-321-7480,, or Helen Weber, 248-548-3920  Web:

15)Pointes for Peace: Jan Scallen, 313-343-0957,

16)Swords Into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery: Clara Lawrence, Director, 248-963-7575 Web:

17)Veterans for Peace: Steve Saelzler, 734-675-4138, Web:

18)Women's International League for Peace & Freedom-Detroit: Laura Dewy, 313-882-1596,  web:
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EVENTS - 2017

Sept 23    7-11 p.m. HOMRICH 9 AND FRIENDS HONOR OUR LEGAL WATER WARRIORS.  Join us for an evening of food, friendship and dancing as we celebrate our lawyers in the water struggle. No charge, but bring your checkbook and what ever you can to support ongoing legal water work. This is a FUNd raiser.  Program begins at 8 p.m. including music, poetry and water stories. Dancing starts at 9 p.m.  Food donated by People's Water Board Coalition.  BYOB.  Local water &
soda provided. WARNING: bottled water will be confiscated at the door and donated to St. Peter's Water Station. LOCATION: St. Peter's Episcopal Church,  1950 Trumbull, Detroit. 313-520-7465

Sept 24    3 p.m.     CONCERT ACROSS AMERICA.   This is a final event in a week of peace activities with Peace Quest  Evening includes gospel, blues and folk music.  Location: 5509 S.Pennsylvania, East Lansing.  Information: 517-927-8302.

Sept 28    8:30 a.m. LGBTQ RIGHT & INCLUSION LOBBY DAY.  Join Equality Michigan, the National LGBTQ Task Force, Inclusive Justice and MUUSJN for a training on how to talk with your legislators about your story and LGBTQ rights at Central United Methodist Church, 215 North Capitol Avenue, Lansing. Followed by visits with legislators.  Register HERE

Panel discussion with rep's from Michigan United, CAIR and Center for Peace & Conflict Studies.
University of Detroit Mercy, Life Science Bldg., #113, 4001 W. McNichols, Detroit.  Sponsored by MCHR and CLASA. 

Oct 5    7 p.m.  EMMA'S REVOLUTION CD RELEASE CONCERT.  If there ever was a time for a powerful, loving, trans-formative revolution, that time is now -- and this is the music to fuel it!
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Flint, 2474 S. Ballenger Hwy, Flint.  Tickets: $12-15 advance;
$15-20 at door.  PayPal $13-15. For information/reservations, call 810-232-4023 or  For more information, go to:

Oct 5    7:30 p.m. A JOHN LENNON BIRTHDAY BENEFIT CONCERT.  Proceeds of this concert of local artists will support scholarships for students enrolled in WSU Center for Peace & Conflict Studies. $15. Location:  The Ark, 316 South Main Street, Ann Arbor.  For advance tickets, call 734-761-1451. For more details see:

Oct 6    9:30  a.m. - 3 p.m. HEEDING THE CALL: FAITH, HOPE & CLIMATE ACTION. This 11th annual sustainability conference, hosted by Michigan Interfaith Power & Light, will feature congregations and individuals on the front lines of climate action sharing their stories about: water protection, water justice, saving energy, using solar energy, ethical eating and organizing for change. Advance registration required. Info and tickets at:  248-537-9175.

Oct 14    3:30 p.m. OUR HUMANITY & OUR COMMUNITIES ARE UP TO US: NEW THINKING ON RACE -- A CONVERSATION .  Panel: Frank Joyce, White Identity; William Copeland, The Impact of Waste; and  Monica Lewis Patrick, Water Justice.  First United Methodist Church of Ferndale, 22331 Woodward, Ferndale. Contact: Rich Feldman, 248-225-8037. 

to hear Heaster Wheeler, former ED, Detroit NAACP, speak on this timely topic.  Part of Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit meeting.  Location: 3500 Marais, Royal Oak.  For more info, call Randy Block @ 248-549-5170

Oct 21    7 p.m.    JAZZ OPERA: FORGOTTEN MAN'S RADIO HOUR.  Free event as part of North American Labor History Conference. Location:  Wayne State University Community Arts Building. Space limited.  RSVP

Nov 2    5-10 p.m. SUNDAYS IN CASS PARK. Spaghetti Dinner fund raiser for to raise money to feed the community in Cass Park.  Location:  Gaelic League Irish American Club, 2068 Michigan Ave., Detroit.  To learn how to donate, email: