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:
Click HERE to see the Current Cost of War 

EVENTS - 2018

Nov 8 - 11    NATIONAL FACING RACE CONFERENCE.  Cobo Center, Detroit. This conference, presented by presented by Race Forward:The Center for Racial Justice Innovation, is a unique and exciting opportunity to learn, grow and network with other individuals committed to racial equity. Click HERE to register. Free if you are willing to volunteer 10-12 hours. Contact Nikko at before October 15th. This event is being supported by SURJ
Southeast MIchigan. Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) is an organization for white people who are committed to racial equity. 

Nov 13    7 p.m. JAVA CAFE GLOBAL CONVERSATION -- A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A UN PEACEKEEPER.  East Lansing Public Library Large Meeting Room, 950 Abbot, E. Lansing.
All are welcome. Arrive early to get your cup of coffee.  UNA - USA, Greater Lansing Chapter. 

Nov 13    7 p.m. MCHR FOUNDERS DAY 2018.  Hollis Watkins, author and Mississippi Freedom Summer and SNCC organizer and co-founder and President of Southern Echo, Inc., will speak.
MCHR's Champion of Justice Award will be presented to author and activist Frank Joyce. 
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American history, 315 E Warren, Detroit. For more information, call 313-579-9071.

Nov 13-14    COURAGEOUS CONVERSATION: BEYOND DIVERSITY.  This is a personal transformational two day seminar to explore race and racism in the climate of our schools.
Location: Farmington Public Schools and MCMR, 32789 W. 10 Mile, Farmington. Facilitated by
Courtland Butts, Equity Program Manager of Government/NGO Partnerships-Courageous Conversation Global Foundation.  Deadline to apply: Friday, November 9th.  $100. Click 
HERE to register. 

Nov 17    10 a.m. WHAT'S NEXT AFTER THE ELECTION?  Curt Guyette, an investigative reporter for the ACLU - Michigan, was awarded Journalist of the Year by the Michigan Press Association for his reporting on the Flint water crisis. He's been given three awards for his reporting on legal issues.  Curt will discuss what the 2018 election means for our future.  Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit invites the public to hear Mr. Guyette at the Royal Oak Community Center at 3500 Marais (east of Crooks, north of 13 Mile).  CO-SPONSORS: ACLU – Michigan; Peace Action of Michigan; S. E. Michigan Green Party – Locals; Michigan Coalition for Human Rights; United Church of Christ – Detroit Metropolitan Area; MASSSM. For more information, call Randy at 248-549-5170.