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  • PANEL DISCUSSION: GREEN JOBS FROM  A UNION PERSPECTIVE
    Sat, Jul 17
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8649339184
    Jul 17, 10:00 AM
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8649339184
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  • PANEL DISCUSSION: STRATEGIES FOR FIGHTING VOTER SUPPRESSION
    Sat, Jun 19
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84473601122
    Jun 19, 10:00 AM
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84473601122
    Ben Gardner, All Voting is Local Judy Karandjeff, League of Women Voters of Michigan Kim Murphy-Kovalick, Voters Not Politicians
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  • WOMEN AND AGEISM -- IN OUR PRIME
    Sat, May 15
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84611049108
    May 15, 10:00 AM
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84611049108
    “How Older Women Are Reinventing the Road Ahead”
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  • PUSHING PRESIDENT BIDEN FOR UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE
    Sat, Apr 17
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88624830978 t
    Apr 17, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88624830978 t
    Marjorie Mitchell, Executive Director, MichUHCAN
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PEACE & JUSTICE EVENTS CALENDAR

Click HERE to see the Current Cost of War 

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. 

NEW SCHEDULE:

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. 

July 28  6 p.m.     DISCUSSION OF BIDEN'S PROPOSED $400 BILLION FOR HOME & COMMUNITY BASED CARE. Co-sponsored by Caring Across, The Arc Michigan, Michigan Care in Action and the Michigan Roundtable.  Learn how it will allow all of us to have independence and choices.  Click HERE to register.

 July 28th 10 a.m.  VIRTUAL COFFEE HOUR TO DISCUSS VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS.  This is a global event with people from all parts of the world to discuss violence against women and girls sponsored by the Every Woman Treaty Global Coalition with 1,700 women's rights activists from128 countries.  Click HERE to join the Zoom meeting.


August 7    10 a.m. - 2:30  p.m.  BYSTANDER INTERVENTION SKILLS TRAINING.  This workshop, sponsored by Meta-Peace Team, allows participants to explore what it takes to successfully intervene in situations where where they witness someone being harassed or bullied.  $40. Must pre-register to participate.  Click HERE to register.


August 10th     2 p.m.     HONORING NURSING HOME LIVES: THE COVID TRAGEDY.  New York City Gray Panthers is sponsoring this "Transformation Tuesday" virtual webinar.  This discussion will focus on social justice in nursing homes.  Click HERE to RSVP.

 

DAPJN COALITION MEMBERS

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/

Click HERE to see the Current Cost of War