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GOTV Events

August 24, 2015 • Category: Political Empowerment

Get Involved! If you’re interested in getting involved with events or any aspect of GOTV, please contact Michelle via email (GAGOTV@wand.org) or phone (404-524-5999). October 12 and 19:GOTV Phone Banking Come help us check in with newly registered voters from the 2008 and 2010 elections.  We’ll be making sure they have voter registration cards, that […]

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MD4P 2015»

MD4P 2015 Video

Full video of MD4P 2015: Introduction, Elizabeth Kiss, President Agnes Scott University Presentation on Pentagon Budget, Becky Rafter, GA WAND Executive Director Speaker’s Salon featuring Larry Korb, Sen. Charleta Tavares, Maggie Martin, and Juan Evans Award Ceremony Closing Remarks    

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GOTV Events

Get Involved! If you’re interested in getting involved with events or any aspect of GOTV, please contact Michelle via email (GAGOTV@wand.org) or phone (404-524-5999). October 12 and 19:GOTV Phone Banking Come help us check in with newly registered voters from the 2008 and 2010 elections.  We’ll be making sure they have voter registration cards, that […]

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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 […]

Events»

New Photos! MD4P 2015 Photo Gallery

This year’s MD4P featured a Speakers Salon, entitled: Bold Peace: From Here to Where?, and it was stupendous. We continue to received many compliments about the quality of the speakers and the dialogue. People walked away from this year’s event more knowledgeable about the current status of the federal budget on the Hill and how […]

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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»

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»

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 […]

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JULY 1 Workshop: Pentagon Spending and the South

Pentagon Spending and the South Saturday July 11, 10am-5pm Georgia Hill Building Rm 316 250 Georgia Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30312 Please join Georgia WAND for a day-long training on Pentagon Spending and the South. It’s happening Saturday July 11, 10am-5pm at Georgia Hill Community Center, Room 316, located at 250 Georgia Avenue SE, 30312. Program participants […]

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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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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 […]

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