Our Events

    Sat, Jun 19
    Jun 19, 10:00 AM
    Ben Gardner, All Voting is Local Judy Karandjeff, League of Women Voters of Michigan Kim Murphy-Kovalick, Voters Not Politicians
    Sat, May 15
    May 15, 10:00 AM
    “How Older Women Are Reinventing the Road Ahead”
    Sat, Apr 17
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    Apr 17, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88624830978 t
    Marjorie Mitchell, Executive Director, MichUHCAN
  • Strengthening the Safety Net for Michigan’s  UNEMPLOYED WORKERS
    Sat, Mar 20
    Mar 20, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
    Peter Ruark, Senior Policy Analyst, Michigan League for Public Policy


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Regularly Updated Courtesy of Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit 

Submit events for this calendar to graypanthersmetdet@gmail.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).  

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.   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. 


MONDAYS: 5:15 p.m.  VIGIL FOR PEACE: 9 Mile/Woodward

                    5 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.

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. 

June 6    Noon    STAND UP TO ANTISEMITISM. This is a community wide solidarity rally to be held to fight antisemitism. Location:

west side of Orchard Lake Road and north of Northwestern Highway. Park in lot between Alexander's and Kohl's. Questions: info@crcajc.org  Event sponsored by the National Council of Jewish Women and other organizations. 

June 7    6 p.m. REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE IN PRISONS DISCUSSION.  Rep. Erika Geiss and Tiffany Ruff, Executive Director of Royal Alms.  Click HERE to RSVP for this event sponsored by Michigan Voices.

June 8  7 p.m. - THE PENTAGON PAPERS: 50 YEAR PERSPECTIVE. Robert Ellsberg speaker. For more information, contact Tada Gunter, 734-355-5953 or tadajoyful@gmail.com  Click HERE to attend this meeting. 

June 10    7 p.m. THE INTERSECTION BETWEEN RACE AND AND NUCLEAR WEAPONS.   Hear Professor Vincent Intondi, Director of the Center for Race, Justice and Civic Engagement, speak on this topic.  This Eugene Perrin/l Fishman  lecture is sponsored by Peace Action of Michigan. Link not yet available.  Contact Terry Pritchett (peaceactionfinance@gmail.com) or go to:  peaceactionmich.org

June 19 Noon - 4 p.m. JUNETEENTH VOTER REGISTRATION DAY. Drive-up voter registration. Fun pack & coloring book giveaways. Tindal Activity Center, 10301 W. 7 Mile, Detroit.  Contact: ciceyallen2@gmail.com. Co-sponsors: Healthy Kids, Inc; Wisdom Institute; Transforming Power Fund, Michigan Voices, Tindal Activity Center.

June 19    10 a.m.  PANEL DISCUSSION: STRATEGIES FOR FIGHTING VOTER SUPPRESSION.  Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit and several other organizations are co-sponsoring this zoom event that's open to the public. The panel includes leaders of three organizations working to fight voter suppression:  Ben Gardner, Campaign Manager, All Voting Is Local; Judy Karandjeff, former state President, MI League of Women Voters; and Kim Murphy Kovalick, Volunteer and Project Manager, Voters Not Politicians.  RSVP for this meeting by clicking HERE.  To join the meeting, click HERE.  For more information, go to the Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit website: http://www.graypanthersmetrodetroit.org or call Randy Block at 248-224-5572.  

June 23     8 a.m. - 9 a.m.- RESILIENCE FOR THE FUTURE.  Virtual panel discussion presented by Independent Bank Michigan and sponsored by Women Forward. Hear from community development experts about the role of gender, race and resilience on entrepreneurship  and prosperity in the post COVID economy.  Click HERE to register.



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:  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: Randy Block, 248-549-5170

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

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 Dewey, 313-882-1596, wilpfdetroit@att.net  web: http://wilpf.org/

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