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 - 2019 - 2020
Jan 14    7 p.m. CREATING PEACE WITH INTEGRAL CONSCIOUSNESS.  Tada Gunter, J.D., will tell about Integral Consciousness. This concept is beginning to emerge in mainstream culture and could result in a more peaceful  world. Speaker at Citizens for Peace at the Livonia Senior Center, 15218 Farmington Rd., Livonia.

Jan 15    5:15 p.m. FILM: VENEZUELANS UNDER SEIGE. Historian Kevin Young will show this film about the suffering of Venezuelans during the U.S. blockade. CLASA event (Rooms C & F 209) at U of Detroit Mercy.  For more information see: https://udmercy.edu/academics/special/clasa/files/clasa-events-winter-2020.pdf

Jan 15    6:45 p.m. THE TRUMP IMPEACHMENT AND THE CONSTITUTION: WHAT WILL HAPPEN NEXT. Robert Sedler, Constitutional Law Professor, will speak at the Huntington Woods Peace group. Location:  Huntington Woods Library (on Scotia, south of 11 Mile).

Jan 18    10 a.m.  COUNTY: 101, WHERE YOUR MONEY GOES.  The public is invited to hear Andy Meisner, who's been the Oakland County Treasurer for 11 years. His focus includes preserving property values, preventing mortgage and tax foreclosures and prudent investment of Oakland County taxpayer dollars.  Andy will challenge us to address justice issue.  Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais. For more information, call Randy Block at 248-549-5170 Co-sponsors:  Southeast Michigan Green Party locals; United Church of Christ - DMA; Peace Action of Michigan; Michigan Coalition for Human Rights; and the Michigan Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Network. 

Jan 18    NATIONAL WOMEN'S MARCH (Washington DC) and MICHIGAN SISTER MARCHES.  For more information, go to:  https://womensmarch.com/home2020
 Bus for Lansing Women's March boards at 11:30 a.m. from the City of Southfield Pavilion, 26000 Evergreen in Southfield. $20 for a round trip ticket. Sponsored by the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization, Metro-Detroit CLUW and WILPF. Call or text to reserve a seat: 313-657-0023.

Jan 20    Noon RALLY.  1:30 p.m. FREEDOM MARCH and 3 p.m. COMMUNITY MEAL & CULTURAL EVENT. MLK DAY MARCH FOR JOBS, PEACE & JUSTICE.  Historic St. Matthew & St. Joseph Episcopal Church, 8850 Woodward, Detroit.  

Jan 24-25    GLOBAL WATER JUSTICE SUMMIT.  This summit at Cass Community United Methodist Church in Detroit, will gather water advocates, engineers and experts across "water insecure parts of our jurisdiction and global connection". The goal: develop a strategy for United Methodist leadership for water security through our North Central Jurisdiction (NCJ).  For more information, contact Rev. Paul Perez, pperez@michighanumc.org

Feb 7  11 a.m. and repeated at noon  YOUTH LEADERS ACROSS BORDERS.  Young people from Mexico and El Salvador who are engaged in organizations and community arts projects. U of D Mercy, Briggs Bldg. #317.
Part of Clasa series of programs.  

Feb 11    7 p.m. NON-VIOLENCE: THE WAY TO PEACE.  Colleen Mills, President of Citizens for Peace, will speak on this topic at the Livonia Senior Center 15218 Farmington Road, Livonia.  For more info, call: 734-425-0079. 

Feb 15    OUCH AND OTHER THINGS TO SAY WORKSHOP.  Northwest UU Church, 23925 Northwestern Highway, Southfield.  This equity and justice oriented workshop provides opportunities to engage in courageous conversation, meaning making and action.  It's facilitated by Denise and Relando Thompkins-Jones. For more information, contact Ben Gabel at 248-622-7848.