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Georgia WAND is Now Hiring! Program Manager, Outreach and Organizing

March 20, 2015 • Category: About Us, Our Issues, Our Work, Our Work

Program Manager, Outreach and Organizing Job Description   About Georgia WAND:  A statewide, women-led, grassroots organization, Georgia WAND builds women’s political power to reduce militarism and violence, and redirect excessive military spending toward unmet human and environmental needs. We work toward systemic change and increasing the civic engagement, political leadership, and community participation of women, […]

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Georgia WAND is Now Hiring! Program Manager, Outreach and Organizing

Program Manager, Outreach and Organizing Job Description   About Georgia WAND:  A statewide, women-led, grassroots organization, Georgia WAND builds women’s political power to reduce militarism and violence, and redirect excessive military spending toward unmet human and environmental needs. We work toward systemic change and increasing the civic engagement, political leadership, and community participation of women, […]

Our Work»

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 […]

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 […]

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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. […]

Peace in Action»

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 […]

Environmental Justice»

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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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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Georgia Women's Action for New Directions

250 Georgia Avenue
Suite 202
Atlanta, GA 30312

404-524-5999 - phone
404-524-7593 - fax

info@georgiawand.org

Georgia WAND is funded by

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southern partners fund