Peace with Justice 
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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
Apr 29    10 a.m - 3 p.m. 64TH ANNUAL YOUTH JUSTICE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE.  Marygrove College Lecture Hall, 8425 W. McNichols, Detroit.  Sponsor: Michigan Roundtable for Diversity. 

Apr 29    PEOPLES CLIMATE MARCH.   March in Washington DC: https//
Local marches:  Noon - United We Stand, rally along Woodward and Nine Mile;  Detroit People's Climate March - Noon, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E. Warren, Detroit and 2017 Detroit People's Climate March 2 p.m. rally Peck Park, Brush & Frederick Street, Detroit.  Gray Panthers and many other groups are co-sponsors. We build, we resist, we rise.

What role have each of us played in the social turmoil surrounding us? How can we work with those who might not agree with us to respond to current events?  Location: Kulick Community Center, 1201 Livernois, Ferndale.  Sponsored by Grace Lee Boggs Center.  For more information, call 404-694-6647. 

Morris Dees, Co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, to key note MCHR annual awards banquet.  Location: Marygrove College, 8425 W. McNichols, Detroit.  For more information, call 313-502-6044.  Dinner tickets, table sales and adverisings space. 

May 6    6 - 9 p.m.  FREDERICK DOUGLAS-EUGENE V. DEBS DINNER.  UAW Local 600, 10550 Dix Avenue, Dearborn.  Honorees:  UAW President Dennis Williams and Michigan United. This is an annual fundraiser for the Democratic Socialists of America. For more information,  call David Green, Chair, 248-761-4203.
May 14    9-10 a.m.     MOTHER'S DAY PEACE VIGIL 2017.  Women in Black,The Raging Grannies, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Women of UU Detroit and all other groups of Women and Mother's in Metro Detroit.  All ages and genders welcome to attend. Bring signs and banners.  Will stand vigil for one hour after then have a closing circle (10 - 10:30 a.m.)
Immediately following the vigil@ 11 a.m. join UU Detroit Sunday Service on "Mothering Peace". For more information, contact Anita Jones, 

May 20    10 a.m. INTRODUCING THE INDIVISIBLE MOVEMENT.  Karen Houghton, Coordinator of "IndivisibleFighting #9", will provide information about how the Indivisible movement is making a difference and how citizens can get involved.  Part of Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit meeting held at the Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais.  Contact:  Randy Block at 248-549-5170.

May 23    MICHIGAN UNITED CAPITOL DAY.  Gather in the capitol and take a quick back at year's accomplishments and push ahead into the challenges we now face. Buses leaving from Detroit, Kalamazoo and Flint.  Click HERE for more information and to register.