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On the Road Again to Savannah River Site

February 27, 2015 • Category: Environmental Justice, Our Issues

Georgia WAND staff and members hit the road early the morning of Tuesday, January 7, 2015, fortified with coffee and treats to head over to South Carolina, crossing through Augusta’s industrialized areas, to attend and testify at the January Savannah River Site’s Citizens Advisory Board (SRS CAB) meeting. 1) We acknowledged the CAB’s recommendation of […]

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On the Road Again to Savannah River Site

Georgia WAND staff and members hit the road early the morning of Tuesday, January 7, 2015, fortified with coffee and treats to head over to South Carolina, crossing through Augusta’s industrialized areas, to attend and testify at the January Savannah River Site’s Citizens Advisory Board (SRS CAB) meeting. 1) We acknowledged the CAB’s recommendation of […]

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Recap! Open Roundtable Conversation on Race Pt.II- Delving Deeper: Identifying and Ending Structural Racism

Georgia WAND, Hello Racism, and Showing Up for Racial Justice co-hosted the second of two dialogues discussing the role of white people in ending systemic racism on Saturday, January 31. It was a powerful discussion! A lot of trust was built in this multiracial space; and people, especially white people, were encouraged to step up their […]

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Intern with Georgia WAND!

Georgia WAND internships offer opportunities to see, at the basic level, how one can engage in and fortify the progressive movement, as well as advance the mission of a local organization. At Georgia WAND, not only will you learn about building women’s power and the power within our communities to end militarism, violence, environmental injustices […]

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Islam Is Not the Enemy And War is Not the Answer

الاسلام ليس العدو و حرب ليس الاجابة Islam laysa al ‘udu wa harb laysa al ijaba Islam is not the enemy and war is not the answer Georgia WAND has multiple deep-seeded concerns about President Obama’s September 8, 2014 announcement of renewed American fighting in Iraq and Syria. We urge the President instead to use […]

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Bittersweet Victories for Georgia WAND

  This past January, Georgia WAND reported success on our hard work to encourage the SRS Citizens Advisory Board to urge the Department of Energy and Savannah River Site management to refund and restart the radiological environmental monitoring in Georgia. We were encouraged by the xx to 2 vote! However, our victories turned out to […]

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WeCount! Week of Action!

Join the WeCount! Week Of Action Volunteer with Georgia WAND!  Help us make sure that Georgia voters can exercise their right to vote at the following events! Monday, October 27 State Capitol Building 3:30 Let Us Vote Rally! Lift up the silenced 40,000 voters  Tuesday, October 28 GOTV @ Georgia State University 11-1:30 Phonebanking Sign up to […]

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Big things happening at Georgia WAND!

Georgia WAND is up to something big. We’ve just completed a new Strategic Plan, informed by you via the 2013 Stakeholder Survey. In the coming weeks, we look forward to unveiling our strategic direction that builds on our programmatic and fundraising sucesses, introducing our dynamic new board members and asking you to take actions to […]

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