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Statement on State Violence Against Black Lives

July 22, 2016 • Category: Our Work, Peace in Action

 . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . .               It’s been a painful few weeks. We’ve witnessed and recorded terrible, inescapable violence and brutality against people of color. The suffering of their families and loved ones. […]

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Statement on State Violence Against Black Lives

 . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . .               It’s been a painful few weeks. We’ve witnessed and recorded terrible, inescapable violence and brutality against people of color. The suffering of their families and loved ones. […]

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About Georgia WAND:  A statewide, women-led, grassroots organization, Georgia WAND educates the public and decision makers about the need to reduce militarism and violence, and redirect excessive military spending toward unmet human and environmental needs. We work toward systemic change focusing on the leadership and participation of people who have been historically oppressed by what […]

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Take the Stand for Peace Summer Challenge! 

Leading up to the 14th anniversary of Stand for Peace later this summer, the Stand for Peace crew and Georgia WAND challenge you to make a commitment to peace. Will you make a commitment to Stand for Peace for five Fridays this summer? Any Friday will do! And signs will be provided. You can also […]

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            Georgia Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND) is an independent grassroots, woman-led organization that seeks to direct women’s voices into a powerful movement for social change. Our Mission: WAND empowers women to act politically to reduce violence and militarism, and redirect excessive military resources toward unmet human and environmental needs. […]

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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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Join Us Feb 9, 2016! 14th Annual Real State of the Union

Tuesday, February 9, 2016   6:30pm Reception, refreshments provided; 7:00-8:30pm Event Ben Hill United Methodist Church, 2099 Fairburn Rd. SW, Atlanta, GA 30331 Wheelchair accessible Please Join us for Georgia WAND’s 14th Annual Real State of the Union! We have a great line up this year, featuring the critical perspectives, wisdom, and humor of three […]

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