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).
name of event, date/time, name of speakers (if any), URL or other contact information to join the meeting. We do not post general meeting notices, only those with an issue focus/speaker. Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit does not claim to endorse all positions of groups with events posted on this calendar.
MONDAY'S: 3:45 p.m. DEMONSTRATE FOR PEACE: 9 Mile/Woodward
4 p.m. DEMONSTRATE FOR BLACK LIVES MATTER: 11 Mile/Woodward
FRIDAY'S 3:45 p.m. WE STAND WITH OUR NEIGHBORS - IMMIGRATION VIGIL SW Detroit Clark Park, corner of Vernor and Clark
Jan 16 10 a.m. ONE PERSON, ONE VOTE: RANK CHOICE VOTING & NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE. Hear Kevin Deegan-Krause (Wayne State University political science professor) tell about these two voting reforms. Elections of Donald Trump and George W. Bush both resulted from using the Electoral College in spite of their not winning the popular vote. RSVP your place at this free zoom program by clicking HERE. Click HERE to join the meeting or call:
1-646-558-8656; ID: 842 4254 4914 Hop on the call at 9:45 a.m. to chat. CO-SPONSORS: SE Michigan Green Parties;
United Church of Christ - DMA; Peace Action of Michigan; Michigan Coalition for Human Rights; SE Michigan Jobs With Justice; Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Southeast Michigan; Michigan Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Network.
Jan 17 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. SOLIDARITY SUNDAY: DETROIT DISABILITY POWER. This will be an afternoon of story telling, resource sharing and action. Will be two dozen organizations with panels and workshops. Must register to participate. Click HERE to register and to RSVP your workshops.
Jan 18 6-7 p.m. 34th ANNUAL DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. HOLIDAY CELEBRATION OF MACOMB COUNTY.
Click HERE to sign up for this virtual celebration of M.L. King. Donations requested. For more info: 386-463-2021.
Jan 18 7 p.m. JOIN US AS WE CELEBRATE THE KING. The virtual ML King celebration is nation-wide! If M.L. King were here today, how would he connect to certain societal changes? We assembled voices from around the nation who will share their thoughts. Join this zoom meeting sponsored by the National Welfare Rights Organization:
Jan 20 7 p.m. GESU PEACE & JUSTICE NONVIOLENCE SERIES: MLK EVENT. Speaker John Thorne, "Black and Catholic in Detroit: Marred Past, Resilient Future". To preregister & get meeting link, contact Susan Rey:
Jan 21 6 - 7:30 p.m. BEYOND BIDEN: MOVING TOWARD COLLECTIVE LIBERATION. This event, sponsored by the Suburban Coalition for Collective Liberation, will include time to share stories from the suburbs. Meet in small breakout groups. Get connected. Registration Link: bity.ly/3af6HKp
Jan 22 4:30 - 6 p.m. RALLY: NUCLEAR WEAPONS ARE ILLEGAL! Support the nuclear treaty which has been signed by 51 countries but not the U.S. Woodward and 9 Mile, Ferndale.
Jan 22 EVENT TO MARK THE START OF TREATY ON THE PROHIBITION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS (TPNW)
The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation is hosting this on-line event. Click HERE for more information
Jan 26-28 HEALTH ACTION CONFERENCE. Families USA is hosting a conference that includes educational workshops; networking opportunities; and inspiring plenaries to prepare you for the work ahead. Click HERE for more information and to register.
Jan 27 7 p.m. GESU PEACE & JUSTICE NONVIOLENCE SERIES: SPEAKER: Kim Redigan "Relating Across the Divide: Getting to the Heart of the Matter". To preregister & get meeting link, contact Susan Rey: