Peace with Justice 
    Calendar of Events 
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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

Oct 19    9 a.m. - 4 p.m. LGBTQ RIGHTS CONFERENCE.  Clawson Metropolitan Church of Christ, 
205 N. Main, Clawson. Sponsored by Inclusive Justice and other groups. Click HERE to register.
$10 registration fee covers a meal. Conference followed by press conference, calling for new federal LGBTQ rights policy. Inclusive Justice is an interfaith LGBTQ welcoming and advocacy organization. 

Hear Robert A. Sedler, a distinguished Constitutional law professor from Wayne State University, discuss why our choice of a Supreme Court candidate matters and factors we should consider when we vote in November for two of six candidates for seats on the Court.  Location: Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais, Royal Oak. For more info., call Randy at 248-549-5170.

Oct 20    10 a.m.  MICHIGAN TRUTH TOUR.  The Truth Tour, a project of The Center for Michigan and Bridge Magazine, will feature a screening of the documentary "Michigan Divided" with a follow-up discussion.  Christ Episcopal Church, 120 N. Military. Refreshments. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters and the American Association of University Women.  For more information, call Mary Jo Durivage, MLWV, 313-278-0236

Oct 20  7 p.m. FILM: HEALING JUSTICE.  This is a benefit showing of a film, created by Dr. Shaki Butler of World Trust, examines the trauma on young people and discusses a vision for justice within the criminal and juvenile justice systems.  The mission of World Trust is a world free if racisnm.  Location: Washtenaw County Community College, Morris Lawrence Building. For more information, contact Kathy Friedrichs: 734-717-8039 or Margaret Pekarek: 734-395-7133.

Oct 20    11 a.m. NUNS ON THE BUS.  Cass Community Service, 1566 Richton Street, Detroit.

Oct 20    4 p.m. DAY OF SOLIDARITY. Members of UNITE HERE  have been on strike with the Marriott hotels across the country including Detroit. Stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters with a rally and march at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel,11114 Washington Blvd., Detroit

Oct 22    11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.     REP. ABDULLAH HAMOUD.  Speaker at Retirees for Single Payer 
Health Care, UAW Local 22, 4300 Michigan Ave., Detroit. Everybody welcome. Potluck

Oct 23    7 p.m. FILM: DETROIT 48202: CONVERSATIONS ALONG A POSTAL ROUTE. Explore the history of Detroit through the lens of African American postal worker Wendell Watkins. St. John's Episcopal Church, 11 Mile & Woodward. Sponsor: MCHR.  For more info: 313-579-9071.

Anchor Bar, 450 W. Fort Street, Detroit.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m.  Meet and Greet. 

Oct 25    Noon - 1 p.m. CHILD ABUSE AWARENESS WITH BIKERS AGAINST CHILD ABUSE.  Kids Talk Children  Advocacy Center Lunch and Learn.  Bring your own brown bag lunch. The Guidance Center, 13111 Allen Road, Southgate.  Contact: Lacea, 313-833-2970.

Oct 29   6 p.m. DETROIT HOUSING TRUST FUND TOWN HALL MEETING.  A Housing Trust Fund, to assure affordable and accessible housing, was adopted by the Detroit City Council a year ago but remains unfunded and not implemented by the City.  Share your ideas with local residents and Council Pro-tem Mary Sheffield and hear from leaders in other parts of the country. Location: 7700 2nd Avenue, Detroit.  Questions:

Nov 8 - 11    NATIONAL FACING RACE CONFERENCE.  Cobo Center, Detroit. This conference, presented by presented by Race Forward:The Center for Racial Justice Innovation, is a unique and exciting opportunity to learn, grow and network with other individuals committed to racial equity. Click HERE to register. Free if you are willing to volunteer 10-12 hours. Contact Nikko at before October 15th. This event is being supported by SURJ
Southeast MIchigan. Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) is an organization for white people who are committed to racial equity.