Peace with Justice 
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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

​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,

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:

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: 
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:

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).

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.