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
SUNDAY'S: 3 p.m. WOMEN WALKING WOODWARD. Every month on the last Sunday until April 25th (Location?)
Mar 2 9 a.m. RALLY ON CAPITOL LAWN: REPUBLICANS, GIVE US THE MONEY! Join a Michigan United rally on the Capitol lawn to demand Republicans release OUR federal COVID money for schools, vaccines, rental assistance, food and other needs. At the end of last year, Congress passed a COVID relief bill that granted billions dollars to Michigan to address the above needs. However, Republicans in Lansing are playing political games with OUR money that has been earmarked for specific purposes to help Michiganders.
Mar 2 2 p.m. DAY OF EMPATHY. This event, sponsored by Citizens for Prison Reform and several other groups, is a day of learning, inspiration and action to create a just, compassionate and effective criminal justice system. Register at: bit.ly/DOE2021.
Mar 3 7 p.m. PLANNED PARENTHOOD ADVOCATES OF MICHIGAN: 2021 ACTION FORUM. Make some noise with Planned Parenthood of Michigan and RSVP for its 2021 Action Forum. Hear Rep. Kyra Bolden (D-35th District); Nelly Fuentes, We the People of Michigan; and a pre-party kick off with DJ APPLEJUICE. Register HERE.
Mar 3 7-8:30 p.m. IMMIGRANT RIGHTS JUSTICE ASSEMBLY. Sponsored by Michigan United and Michigan People's Campaign. Click HERE to join this event.
Mar 9 7 p.m. GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION: THE POST ELECTION LANDSCAPE. Join Citizens for Peace to hear Christopher E. Smith, Board Chair, Michigan Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence. Click on the link to the meeting:
Mar 20 10 a.m. STRENGTHENING THE SAFETY NETWORK FOR MICHIGAN'S UNEMPLOYED WORKERS. You are invited to hear Peter Ruark, Senior Policy Analyst for the Michigan League for Public Policy, explain plans for new legislation to protect Michigan unemployed people. After the COVID pandemic ends, there are concerns that Michigan workers who become unemployed will go back to the lowest benefit levels in the Midwest. Learn the facts and get ready to take action. To register for this zoom meeting, click HERE. To join the meeting on Saturday, March 20th, click HERE. This program is sponsored by a range of social justice organizations.