PEACE & JUSTICE EVENTS CALENDAR

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Regularly Updated Courtesy of Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit 

Submit events for this calendar to graypanthersmetdet@gmail.com OR using THIS FORM

 

This Calendar of events includes activities of a wide range of groups so long as these groups support our common dedication to peace and justice.  

 

To submit an event for the calendar, send information to graypanthersmetdet@gmail.com

name of event, date/time, name of speakers (if any), URL or other contact information to join the meeting. Or submit HERE.  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. 

NEW SCHEDULE:

MONDAYS: 6 p.m.      DEMONSTRATE FOR BLACK LIVES MATTER: 11 Mile/Woodward.  

                   This event will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday on the first weekend of the month.

MONDAYS: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. VIGILS - RACIAL JUSTICE RALLIES. 11 MILE Road & Woodward (in front of St John's Episcopal Church). Sponsored by the Huntington Woods Peace Group. 

 

FRIDAYS:     3:45 p.m. WE STAND WITH OUR NEIGHBORS - IMMIGRATION VIGIL SW Detroit Clark Park, corner of Vernor and Clark. Saturday's (new)11 a.m. 

August 6     2 - 8:30 p.m. INTERNATIONAL ARTS & PEACE FESTIVAL.  Taylor Conservatory & Botanical Gardens 22314 Northline Road, Taylor, MI 48180

Click HERE for tickets and more information.

 

August 7    Noon - 9 p.m. EARTH COMMUNITY: WORLD PARTIE DAY.  Celebrate our connected humanity  with music and friends.  The Psychodelic Healing Shack, 18700 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Bring musical instruments and chairs.  Donations accepted. Pay what you can.

August 9    11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  CELEBRATE INCREASE IN MINIMUM WAGE. Join the Restaurant Opportunity Center of Michigan and the Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan in celebrating progress restaurant workers and community partners made to raise the minimum wage in Michigan.   This event is being held at Detroit's Belle Isle Park.  This will be a day of fun,  food, music and performances. Please register HERE. For all ticket holders, there will be free shuttle service from the corner of Jefferson and E. Grand Blvd. and vice versa that will be running every 30 minutes from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

August 9    7 p.m. SNEAK PREVIEW OF THE NEW FILM: KASTURBA GANDHI: THE ACCIDENTAL ACTIVIST.  Join the Citizens for Peace as we welcome filmmaker Cynthia Lukas to share her new film. For more information call 734-355-5953, or go to www.citizens4peace.com

To join our Zoom meeting, Click HERE

 

August 10    10 a.m. INTERFAITH DIALOGUE ON CLIMATE JUSTICE.   This free on-line webinar features three faith speakers who will discuss climate chaos from a religious perspective.  Sponsored by the Temple of Understanding and many other faith groups.  To join this webinar, click HERE

 

August 13    1- 4 p.m. OPENING RECEPTION: GLOBAL ART PROJECT FOR PEACE. Swords Into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery. In same building as Central United Methodist Church in Detroit.  This exhibit will continue through September 10th.

 

August 27     2 p.m.   WOMEN'S EQUALITY DAY EVENT IN LIVONIA.   The American Association of University Women and a number of affiliates are co-sponsoring this event that features:  former Representative Christine Greig; Laura Callo, feminine pioneer, Jayanti Gupta of Generation Ratify; Sheila Blair of the AAUW and more.  Location:  St. Mary's Cultural & Banquet Center, 18100 Merriman Rd, Livonia. Click HERE to sign up to get tickets for this event.