Peace with Justice 
    Calendar of Events 
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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 an on-line calendar called
Activate! 313 Progressive Community Calendar (see:
(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:  Web:

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: Randy Block, 248-549-5170

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 Dewey, 313-882-1596,  web:
Click HERE to see the Current Cost of War 

EVENTS - 2019
Oct 5    6-9 p.m. METRO DETROIT DSA DOUGLAS DEBS DINNER.   UAW Local 600, 10550 Dix Ave., Dearborn.  Dinner will be chaired by Rep. Rashida Tlaib, a proud member of our chapter who will give the keynote.  Also speaking; Abduhl El-Sayed. To honor: Tameka Ramsey, founder Pontiac Policy Council; Nia Winston, President of UNITE HERE Local 24; David Green, former Chair DSA; and Rick Haberman, Founder, DSA.  Tickets: $40 +

Oct 5    9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  NON-VIOLENT SKILLS TRAINING FOR PEACEMAKERS AND FRIENDS.  Citizens for Peace and Meta-Peace Team invite you learn the Three Levels of Violence and Empowered Peace Making.  15218 Farmington Rd,
Livonia.  FREE BUT DONATIONS WELCOME.    Click HERE for more information.  Call 734-425-0079.

Together, we can erase nuclear power from our future!  On October 5th, 1966, we almost lost Detroit when when Fermi 1 nuclear reactor suffered a partial meltdown. There are 4.8 million people living in the 50 mile radiation zone.  You are invited to a "ATHF3 Friendraiser" event.  RSVP to Keith Gunter 734-838-8024 or Carol Izant at 248-930-3173.  Stroh River Place Dock, 201 Jos Campau, Detroit $50 advance; $60 at the door.  Pizza, salad and cash bar.

Oct 8    7 p.m. PATHWAYS TO PEACE WITH CARRIE LANDRUM.  How can we embrace conflict as a pathway to peace?
Carrie Landrum is a peacebuilder with a passion for promoting justice and teaching peace.   Livonia Senior Center, 15218 Farmington Rd., Livonia.   For more information, call 734-425-0079 or go to:

Birmingham Temple for Humanistic Judaism, 28611 W. 12 Mile, Farmington.  Hear Jeffrey Falick, Secular Humanist Rabbi, Birmingham Temple Congregation.  Rabbi Falick will speak about responses to unjust immigration policies of the current administration.  Melanie Goldberg, Legal Director, Justice for Our Neighbors, will provide background on U.S. immigration legislation and policies.  Co-sponsors:  Birmingham  Temple Congregation for Humanistic Judaism; Michigan Coalition for Human Rights; Huntington Woods Peace, citizenship and & Education Project.

Oct 19    10 a.m.  REP. PADMA KUPPA: UPDATE ON THE MICHIGAN LEGISLATURE: CONCERNS OF OLDER PERSONS & THE CARING ECONOMY.  This program is sponsored by Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit.  Rep. Kuppa, who has a degree in mechanical engineering, brings a unique cultural background to her work as a State legislator.   Originally from India, Rep Kuppa she is the first Hindu to serve in Michigan legislature and brings a passion for addressing the needs of older persons and the "Caring Economy".   Co-sponsors: SE Michigan Greene Party locals; Michigan Coalition for Human Rights; United Church of Christ - DMA; Peace Action of Michigan; Michigan United;  Area Agency on Aging 1-B.  Location; Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais (east of Crooks, north of 13 Mile).  For more information, call Randy, 248-224-5572. 

Nov 3    4-8 p.m.  APRI METRO DETROIT COMMUNITY BUILDING, GOTV ACTIVITIES AWARDS BANQUET.  Speakers: Clayola Brown, APRI National President; Heaster Wheeler, Assistant Secretary of State; Paige Watkins, BYP100 Detroit Chapter. Location: Karas House, 23632 Plymouth Road, Redford.  Tickets: $50. Call:  Monica Jordon, 313-333-9926

Nov 10    4-7 p.m.   BEYOND BORDERS: RESISTANCE IN A WORLD OF WALLS.  Meta Peace Team presents this awards banquet/fund raiser that features Nicole Ramos, Director of the border rights project of Al Otro Lado, a program that provides legal orientation to asylum seekers in in Tijuana, Mexico and monitors human rights violations. 
The program also features Huwaida Arraf, a Palestinian-American attorney, co-founder of the International Solidarity Movement.  Al Malek Banquet, 28937 W. Warren, Garden City. Tickets: $60. Info: 313-520-7465 or 517-775-4450.
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Nov 12    MI PUBLIC POLICY FORUM:  REFRAME AND RECLAIM: Addressing Racial Equality Through Asset Framing
Keynote speaker:  Trabian Shorters, leading authority on Asset Framing, which calls for defining people by their aspirations.  Location: Radisson Hotel, Lansing.  Click HERE to register.