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Georgia Women’s Action for New Directions (GA WAND) Responds to Senator Lindsey Graham’s Comments about a Potential Preemptive Nuclear Strike Against North Korea

April 24, 2017 • Category: Our Issues, Our Work, Peace in Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 24, 2017, Atlanta, GA: Georgia Women’s Action for New Directions (Georgia WAND), formerly Women’s Action for Nuclear Disarmament, responds to U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham’s recent remarks about striking North Korea with a nuclear bomb, by saying “there is no more ‘over there’ and ‘over here’.” Lindsay Harper, Program and Communications Manager […]

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Georgia Women’s Action for New Directions (GA WAND) Responds to Senator Lindsey Graham’s Comments about a Potential Preemptive Nuclear Strike Against North Korea

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 24, 2017, Atlanta, GA: Georgia Women’s Action for New Directions (Georgia WAND), formerly Women’s Action for Nuclear Disarmament, responds to U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham’s recent remarks about striking North Korea with a nuclear bomb, by saying “there is no more ‘over there’ and ‘over here’.” Lindsay Harper, Program and Communications Manager […]

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Georgia WAND participates in International Exchange Program

Georgia WAND Executive Director Becky Rafter is participating in an exchange program in Indonesia! Her journey is a product of a partnership between American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL), US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and US Indonesian Society. Back in the fall of 2016, we had the pleasure of […]

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Register Voters with GA WAND!

New Voter Registration Opportunities! We are only 90 registrations short of our voter registration goal! Go team, go! With the registration cut-off date less than a month away, it’s time to kick our registration game into high gear so that we can make a smooth transition into voter engagement this October. So grab a friend, […]

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Georgia WAND Board of Directors

Dianne Valentin, Board President Co-founder and Executive Director of the Black Heritage Museum & Cultural Center, Inc. Represents Georgia WAND as Vice Chair on the national WAND Inc Board. Board President of Feminist Women’s Health Center.   Betsy Rivard, Treasurer Director of the United Nations Association Atlanta Chapter; serves on the Boards of the Chattooga Conservancy, Georgians […]

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Statement on Charleston

Our Hearts & Fists Are One We are outraged and deeply saddened from the act of violence in Charleston, SC, at the Emanuel AME Church. Those of us who are White stand strong in solidarity with Black, southern leadership around next steps and calls to action. The time to act is now and it is […]

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Georgia WAND 2016 Year In Review

Next to the south’s most contaminated nuclear weapons site we are breaking decades of silence in Shell Bluff, Georgia. Your donations have generated unprecedented local environmental justice victories. Now more than ever, we need your help to hold our wins in the coming years. Show your commitment to securing environmental progress at the local level. You can […]

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