Women. Power. Peace.

November 2010: Calendar of Events

November 1
Nuclear Committee Meeting

Please join Georgia WAND to discuss current actions to take in our struggle to create a nuclear-free world. This month will focus on a plan of action for Public Service Commission open meeting November 8 to discuss Georgia Power rate hikes.

When: Monday, November 1 at noon

Where: Central Presbyterian Church, Taylor Conference Room

For more information please contact Georgia WAND at 404.524.5999 or georgiawand@wand.org

November 2
Election Day

Georgia WAND will be command central on election day. We'll be phone banking all day to reach targeted citizens in Gwinnett and Fulton counties. We'll be reaching out to ensure these voters have received their voter registration card and know their voting precinct and offer rides to the polls

Please join the efforts to help area citizens get out and vote!

When: Tuesday, November 2, 9am to 5pm

Where: Georgia WAND office, 250 Georgia Ave. , Ste. 202, Atlanta

For more information or to sign up to phone bank or drive voters to the polls, contact Courtney Hanson, courtney@wand.org or 404.524.5999.

November 8
Public Service Commission open meeting

Speak up, speak out on the proposed Georgia Power rate increase (almost 12%). Don't miss this opportunity to voice your opposition to Georgia Power's plans.

When: Monday, November 8, 9 am

Where: 244 Washington Street SW (one block south of the State Capitol)

For more information contact Bobbie Paul, bobbie@wand.org, 404.524.5999

November 9 and 10
Visits to Senator Saxby Chambliss

Constituent delegations will visit Senator Saxby Chambliss and staff to urge him to vote in favor of ratification of New START.

When: Tuesday and Wednesday, November 9 and 10

Where: Senator Saxby Chambliss' Atlanta Office: 100 Galleria Parkway, Suite 1340

Contact Bobbie Paul bobbie@wand.org or 404.524.5999 for more information.

November 14 and 15
FCNL Training and Lobby Day

Join the Friends Committee on National Legislation as they host 200 Friends from around the country for skills building, strategizing, and lobbying.

When: Monday, November 15

Where: Washington DC

Contact the Georgia WAND office at 404.524.5999 for more information or click here.

November 15
"A Small Act" screening

Don't miss this presentation the HBO film that reveals just how powerful a gesture of kindness and generosity can be, and that an education is perhaps the most generous gift of all.

When: Monday, November 15, 7:00pm

Where: The King Center, Freedom Hall Auditorim

The screening is free and open to the public. It is presented by the American Friends Service Committee and the King Center.  Donations benefit the King Center. Spaces are limited so please contact Hamzat Sani to RSVP or for more information; hsani@thekingcenter.org or 404.526.8963.

November 16
Sweet Honey in the Rock

Come hear Sweet Honey in Sweet Auburn, the spiritual Center of the civil rights movement, in a benefit performance for People of Faith Against the Death Penalty. Steeped in the sacred music of the black church, the clarion calls of the civil rights movement, and songs of the struggle for justice, the Grammy-winning ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock blends soulful harmonies and intricate rhythms in an unmatched a cappella experience.

When: Tuesday, November 16, 7:30 pm

Where: Ebenezer Baptist Church, 407 Auburn Avenue, Atlanta

For more information or to buy tickets, click here. Please RSVP by Monday, November 15.

November 18
Phone Banking for New START

Let's keep the momentum going! Help us convince Senator Saxby Chambliss to follow Senator Johnny Isakson's lead and vote in favor of the New START, which needs a 2/3 majority vote in the senate for ratification.

Join us as we phone fellow Georgians to ask them to urge our Senator Chambliss to support the treaty. We'll provide you with a script and explain the details of the New START treaty to make sure your an expert before you call.

When: Thursday November 18,  5:30-8:30 pm

Where: You can phone bank at the Georgia WAND office or from home

To sign up, or for more information contact Courtney Hanson, courtney@wand.org or 404.524.5999.

November 19
Nuclear Committee Meeting

Join Georgia WAND for a strategy session in preparation of the December 1st Public Service Commission meeting, where Georgia Power will testify in defense of their rate increase.

When: Friday, November 19

Where: Manuel's Tavern, 602 N Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta

For more information, call Georgia WAND at 404.524.5999

November 20 and 21
School of the Americas Protest

Join thousands of peace makers from across the country as they  gather at the gates of Fort Benning to stand up for justice and call for the School of the Americas to be shut down.

When: November 19-21

Where: Fort Benning and Columbus, Georgia

For more information call the Georgia WAND office at 404.524.5999.

November 30
Runoff Election Day

November 30 is Runoff Election Day! Georgia WAND will be driving seniors to the polls from 9 am to 1 pm.

When: Tuesday,  November 30

Where: Your voting precinct. Click here for voting information.

For more information, call Georgia WAND at 404.524.5999

Contact Us

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

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