Mother’s Day for Peace, May 22, 2016!
Sunday, May 22, 2016, 4:00 - 6:00 PM
(Reception from 4 - 4:30)
Spelman College, Cosby Auditorium
350 Spelman Ln SW, Atlanta, GA 30314
Please join Georgia WAND's for this year's Mother's Day for Peace.
MD4P is GA WAND's premier fundraising gala in which we inspire activism by generating enthusiasm; educate members about our issues; and celebrate those among us whose bold efforts have brought us closer to a just, peace-filled world.
Get your tickets today!
The keynote speaker for this year's Mother's Day for Peace is Bernice Johnson-Howard, a resident of Shell Bluff and the Field Coordinator at Georgia WAND.
Bernice's has steered us toward several victories, including being selected to testify at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and on a UN panel regarding water contamination and sanitation issues in Shell Bluff.
2016 AWARD HONOREES
FAITHFUL SERVICE AWARD
Atlanta-based longtime anti-nuclear activist and artist, painter, political cartoonist, songwriter and blogger; Nuke Watch South Board member
POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT AWARD
Atlanta Jobs with Justice Staff Organizer; Collaborates with laborunions, community
organizations & student activists for the defense of economic justice and human rights
PEACE AND JUSTICE AWARD
Project South Legal & Advocacy Director. Previously served as President of the National Guild & Diirector of the National Security/Immigrants' Rights Project for the ACLU
ED ARNOLD ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AWARD
Dr. Fatemeh Shafiei
Spelman College Associate Professor, Department of Political Science Chair, Sustainability Committee Co-chair
A multi-faceted artist from Chicago, currently living in Atlanta, continues in her quest to create the 'flyest interpretations' of life.
View her work here: http://www.camilwilliams.com/
MakeSHIFT Circus Collective featuring Qiana Cutts
MakeShift Circus Collective is a group of social circus artists dedicated to promoting social circus around Atlanta. We feel driven to help create the city that we want to live in by aiding Atlanta's transformation into a national hub for arts and social justice work. Learn more: https://makeshiftcircus.wordpress.com/
An Afrolezfemcentric/Black Feminist scholar. Writer. Actress. Mother. Poet. Foodie. ShoeFanatic. Counselor. Music Lover.
We are seeking Planning Committee and Event Day volunteers! Having a group of strong volunteer planners with varied perspectives & skills is vital to the success of this event. Please share your time & expertise with us. Let's make this MD4P an event to remember!
Contact Executive Director, Becky Rafter, to get a sense of what we can do together at firstname.lastname@example.org or 404.524.5999.