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Our Issues»

Palmetto Pipeline Talking Points

Public Commentary Period Extended Until May 15 Because of the amount of opposition the PP has received, the DOT has extended the deadline for public commentary until May 15. We encourage you to send public comments to the Department of Transportation to stop the Palmetto Pipeline. Please feel free to use any of the following […]

Our Work»

Budget Cap Loophole: Overseas Contingency Operations

Budget Cap Loophole: Overseas Contingency Operations Defense spending for 2016 is set to hit a record high. The budget caps put in place in 2010 require all programs to take massive cuts. This includes defense and non-defense spending. However, a portion of defense spending called the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) Fund is not capped and […]

Events»

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 […]

About Us»

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. […]

Peace in Action»

Huge Success: White People Recognizing their Role in Ending Racial Violence

**GROUP CALL TO ACTION – DETAILS BELOW** … Oh Yes!!!! Friends, Thank you again for your participation and interest in “Open Roundtable Conversation: White People Recongizing Their Role in Ending Racial Violence.” It was a powerful discussion! A lot of trust was built in this multiracial space, and folks, especially white people, were encouraged to […]

Environmental Justice»

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 […]

News»

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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