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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

July 24  4-6 p.m. MILLIONS FOR MEDICARE FOR ALL MARCH. Location: State Capitol, Lansing.
Sarah Rosenthal,

medical professionals and organizers will come together for a community conversation about the disastrous health impacts of Detroit's mass water shutoffs.  Location:  Wayne State University Law School, Partrich Auditorium, 471 W. Palmer Ave., Detroit. Sponsors:  We The People of Detroit, Detroit Equity Action Lab, and Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion.  

Aug 1    5:30 - 9 p.m. NIGHT OUT FOR SAFETY AND LIBERATION.  Join community leaders, thinkers, artists, educators, organizers, activists as we reclaim, redefine and reimagine what #safetyis. Location:  Marygrove College, 8425 W. McNichols, Detroit. Co-sponsors: ROC MI, RAISE, Colores Restaurant, and WNUC (96.7) fm radio.  Many collaborating partners. Event includes food, 
visual arts, group breakout groups on topics related to Safety and Liberation. Child care and activities for kids. 

Aug 6 and Aug 9 -  72ND ANNIVERSARY OF U.S. HIROSHIMA & NAGASAKI BOMBINGS.  Join other peace activists in Washington D.C. on these two days that bombs were dropped on Japan.  Acts of public witness include at the White House (August 6th, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.) and at a non-violent prayer service calling for repentance at the Pentagon (August 9th 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.) The events will remind the public and policy makers that the U.S. dropped the world's first nuclear bombs that killed over 135,000 people in Hiroshima and over 64,000 people in Nagasaki.  Co-sponsors of these events include: Dorothy Day Catholic Worker; Pax Christi Metro-DC; Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns and the Sisters of Mercy -- Institute for Justice Team.     

Aug 8    7 p.m. FILM: DREAM ON.  This film investigates the perilous state of the American Dream after decades of rising income inequality and declining economic mobility.  All welcome to this free showing. Citizens for Peace hosting at Unity of Livonia. 

Aug 19    10 a.m. SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP FOR PEACEMAKERS.   Sam Ingot, Deputy Communications Director, Progress Michigan, will cover the basics and best practices of social media in this workshop for peace makers.   Call 734-425-0079 to register for this free training.  
Location:  Livonia Civic Center Library, 32777 Five Mile.   Sponsor: Citizens for Peace.