Peace Builder Celebration

Event Honors Detroit Leaders of Peace and Activism

Longtime leaders of peace were honored by an over owing crowd at the Peace Action of Michigan’s PeaceBuilder Celebration on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Cathedral Church of St. Paul’s Barth Hall in Detroit. Four outstanding peace activists were awarded the Lifetime Achievement Awards: Selma Goode, Motoko Huthwaite and Dr. Alvin and Harriet Saperstein. Dr. Prasad Venugopal delivered the keynote address, Nuclear Abolition: A Bucket List, and jazz guitarist/composer A. Spencer Barefield performed and led the audience in a revised version of Fables of Faubus by Charles Mingus directed toward Trump and his cronies.

Ashleigh Laabs