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Georgia WAND Becomes Community Liaison for SRS Citizen’s Advisory Board

April 9, 2015 • Category: Environmental Justice, Events

Georgia WAND has a long-standing partnership with the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA)/Shell Bluff community and has advocated for over 10 years for the Department of Energy to reinstate radiological environmental monitoring on the Georgia side of the Savannah River Site (SRS).   Recently, the Department of Energy recommended that the CAB formalize a community liaison […]

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Mother’s Day for Peace 2015

Mother’s Day for Peace Sunday, May 10, 2015 4:00-6:00pm Agnes Scott College, Gaines Auditorium In keeping with the tradition of Julia Ward Howe’s 1870 Mother’s Day Proclamation, this year’s Mother’s Day for Peace theme is “Bold Peace: From Here to Where?” Ms. Howe was a 19th century abolitionist, poet, and suffragist, and she tried to organize and international […]

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Georgia WAND Becomes Community Liaison for SRS Citizen’s Advisory Board

Georgia WAND has a long-standing partnership with the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA)/Shell Bluff community and has advocated for over 10 years for the Department of Energy to reinstate radiological environmental monitoring on the Georgia side of the Savannah River Site (SRS).   Recently, the Department of Energy recommended that the CAB formalize a community liaison […]

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Join GA WAND and Spelman on 4/15 Global Day of Action on Pentagon Spending

On April 15th, 2015, Georgia WAND will be hosting a Global Day of Action on Pentagon Spending/Tax Day at Spelman College from 6:00-7:30 pm at the Science Center in the NASA Auditorium, room 134. Georgia WAND interns, Marissa Daniels, Spelman College Senior, and Andrea Sweetman, Agnes Scott College Sophomore, will be joined by Georgia WAND […]

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Dear White People Film Screening and Discussion

Join Georgia WAND and Hello Racism for First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta’s Third Friday Film Series viewing of Dear White People. Dear White People (2014) is a satire about race relations and racial identity, set on a fictional Ivy League campus. The film has received 9 awards (including the Special Jury Prize at Sundance) and […]

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Who We Are

            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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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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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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WeCount! Week of Action!

Thank you WeCount! volunteers for working hard with Georgia WAND to Get Out The Vote during our Week of pre-midterm election Action! Whether you were involved with phonebanking, driving voters to the polls, canvassing, or all three–we couldn’t be more happy to have you as partners! Georgia WAND pressed Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp about the state of […]

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