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
June 15 10 a.m. MEDICARE FOR ALL: FOR AMERICA & MICHIGAN. Dr. David Green, a practicing physician, a health and social justice advocate and a member of the Metro Detroit Democratic Socialists of America, will be speaker at Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit meeting at the at the Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais (east of Crooks and north of 13 Mile). Co-sponsors: Peace Action of Michigan; SEM Green Party Locals; Michigan Coalition for Human Rights; United Church of Christ - Detroit Metropolitan Area; Women's International League for Peace and Freedom; MichUHCAN; For more information, call Randy at 248-549-5170. Click HERE for flyer.
June 15 Noon - 1 p.m. REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS ROUNDTABLE. Join Senator Gary Peters and the NARAL Pro-Choice America PAC for Reproductive Rights Roundtable. Peters will receive the PAC's endorsement at this event. Location: Vinology 110 South Main, Ann Arbor. RSVP to Bri Gillis: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contributions appreciated but not required.
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 to make reservations, call 248-548-3920 or 248-545-2160.
June 25 7 p.m. COMMUNITY TOWN HALL: RECENT LGBTQ POLICY ISSUES FOR 2019
Jay Kaplan, Staff Attorney, Michigan ACLU LGBTQ Project, will discuss several policy issues at a town hall at Affirmations, 290 W. Nine Mile, Ferndale. Sponsored by Stand with Trans, Affirmations, MI ACLU, Equality MIchigan, Transgender Michigan and the Michigan Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Network.
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.