Peace with Justice 
    Calendar of Events 
Regularly Updated Courtesy of Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit 
Submit events for this calendar to randyblock@yahoo.com

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: detroit.activatehub.org (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 randyblock@yahoo.com 

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.    
PLEASE SEND GROUP UPDATES TO: randyblock@yahoo.com



1)Alliance to Halt Fermi 3: Art Myatt, 248-224-0623, almyatt@yahoo.com , 
Web:  www.athf3.org

2)Citizens for Peace: Colleen Mills, 734-425-0079, cmills0079@yahoo.com ,
Web: www.citizens4peace.com

3)Democratic Socialists of America: Lon Herman, 248-546-8180, lonherman@hotmail.com 
Web: www.metrodetroitdsa.com/

4)Detroit Catholic Worker- Day House: Tom Lumpkin, 313-963-4539, dayhouse@flash.net 
Web:  https://sites.google.com/a/dayhouse.org/www/

5)Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit: Chuck Altman, 248-398-2852, caltman@rocketmail.com 
Web: www.graypanthersmetrodetroit.org/

6)Huntington Woods Peace, Citizenship & Education Project: Phyllis Aronson, 248-548-7370, and
Melanie Goldberg, mel4hwpeace@aol.com   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Huntington-Woods-Peace-Citizenship-Education-Project/144083798944934

7)Michigan Alliance to Strengthen Social Security & Medicare: Bob Sisler, 313-824-0952, rsisler@csswayne.org  Web: http://detroit.activatehub.org/organizations/126

8)Michigan Coalition for Human Rights: Marge Sears, 313-579-9071, support@mchr.org
Web: http://www.mchr.org/

9)Michigan Grail: Mary Coyle, 313-821-1074, r-coyle@sbcglobal.net

10)Meta Peace Team: Kim Redigan, 313-520-7465, kim.redigan@gmail.com, or Detroit office 313-483-7527 Web: www.metapeaceteam.org/

11)Michigan Stop The Nuclear Bombs Campaign: Kim Bergier, 248-515-2380, 2MISTNBC@gmail.com
Web: http://michiganpeacenetwork.org/organizations/Michigan-Stop-the-Nuclear-Bombs-Campaign

12)Palestine Cultural Office: 313-886-5922, newashh@sbcglobal.net
Web: http://michiganpeacenetwork.org/organizations/Palestine-Cultural-Office

13)Pax Christi Michigan: Pat Valeer, 517-481-5280, paxchristi.mi@gmail.com 
Web: http://www.paxchristimi.org/

14)Peace Action of Michigan: Rich Peacock, 248-321-7480, peacemichigan@gmail.com, or Helen Weber, 248-548-3920  Web: www.peaceactionmich.org

15)Pointes for Peace: Jan Scallen, 313-343-0957, pointesforpeace@yahoo.com
Web: www.pointesforpeace.org/

16)Swords Into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery: Clara Lawrence, Director, 248-963-7575
swordsintoplowshares313@gmail.com Web: www.swordsintoplowsharesdetroit.org/

17)Veterans for Peace: Steve Saelzler, 734-675-4138, saelzler@comcast.net Web: www.vfp74.org

18)Women's International League for Peace & Freedom-Detroit: Laura Dewy, 313-882-1596, wilpfdetroit@att.net  web: http://wilpf.org/
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EVENTS - 2018

​Aug 6     11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. FILM: BIG PHARMA.  Part of Retirees for Single Payer Health Plan film series. Location:  4300 Michigan Avenue, Detroit. For more info., contact Jim Bish,
beefst123@att.net

Aug 7    10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.    LOW INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT WORKSHOP; WORKING WITH THE NEW QAP.  $40 FOR CEDAM members; $50 for nonmembers. Lansing Community College, West Campus, Lansing.  Details: MSHDA's LIHT application expectations; equity investor expectations; navigating the new QAP. 

Aug 14    7 p.m. NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND DEMOCRACY.  Dr. Prasad Venogopal.  Citizens for Peace is sponsoring this lecture and discussion at Unity of Livonia, 28600 Five Mile, Livonia.
Discuss the global movement to abolish nuclear weapons. For more info, call 734-425-0079 or go to: www.citizens4peace.com

Sept 8    9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. DETROIT PEOPLE'S PLATFORM: 2018 SUMMIT.  SEIU Local 1, 2211 East Jefferson Avenue, Detroit. Five years ago, 250 Detroiter's gathered to create the Detroit People's Platform. Now we are coming together for a summit. Join the conversation. Lunch provided. Event free but registration is limited.  Register at: https://bit.ly/2IQZx1t 
or call 313-338-9396. 

Sept 8    3RD MICHIGAN ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE  STATEWIDE SUMMIT IN FLINT.  For 200 environmental justice activists to testify, visualize and strategize actions for a just and equitable future.   Deadline to request travel stipends due August 20th. Registration ends Sept. 1st.
Click HERE for more information and to register. 

Sept 11    7 p.m. 9/11: SEVENTEEN YEARS LATER.  Dr. Saed Khan. Citizens for Peace is hosting this lecture and discussion at Unity  Livonia, 28600 Five Mile, Livonia. Dr. Saed will share his knowledge of Islam, the impact of 9/11, the latest travel ban upheld by the Supreme Court, etc. 
For more information, call 734-425-0079 or go to: www.citizens4peace.com

Sept 15    10 a.m.   INTRODUCTION TO 2018 BALLOT ISSUES.  Ever done speed dating?
Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit will work with Jobs with Justice to hold a forum on the ballot issues in which you'll hear short presentations on several ballot issues (Voters Not Politicians, Earned Paid Sick Time, One Fair Wage, Ballot Reform, Legalize Marijuana) and then speakers will meet with the audience in small groups to answer their questions.  Location:  Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais, Royal Oak.  For more information, call Randy at 248-549-5170.

Oct 5-7    2018 CITIZENS CLIMATE LOBBY GREAT LAKES REGIONAL CONFERENCE.  Perrysburg, Ohio. Earlybird registration through August 31, 2018.  Overview:  Draw inspiration,  strengthen skills, build resolve, develop strategies and deepen connections as we work toward passing national Carbon Fee and Dividend legislation.  For more information and to register click HERE

Oct 6    4th ANNUAL TRANS EMPOWERMENT WORKSHOP.  This workshop for trans youth, parents and trans individuals and gender expansive young children for a day of community building, learning, friendship, empowerment and inclusivity.  (More information to follow).

Oct 20 10 a.m. WHAT'S AT STAKE IN VOTING FOR JUDGES ON MICHIGAN'S SUPREME COURT.
Gray Panthers will be recruiting a speaker to provide insights on the Michigan Supreme Court and why we need to be aware of who's running for seats on this court in 2018. Location: Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais, Royal Oak. For more info., call Randy at 248-549-5170.