A Personal Message from Becky Rafter

Hi Georgia WAND family!  We’re making a big announcement on Monday, but first I have some news to share!  I’m excited to let you know that the time is nigh for me to take on a new challenge and leave Georgia WAND to the experts! I’m heading to the Georgia …

Gerrymandering? Really?

by Morgan Copeland, Census and Redistricting Fellow Recently, the Supreme Court ruled that partisan gerrymandering is allowed within the confines of the Constitution.  Gerrymandering, the practice of drawing obscure lines within congressional districts, to manipulate the political playground in favor of one party over another, has been a prominent political …

Armistice to Peace: Ending the 70 Year Old Korean War

You are invited to a public event organized by members of the Georgia Korea Peace Campaign including Women Cross DMZ, ReGeneration Movement, Sesamo Atlanta, and Georgia WAND entitled “From Armistice to Peace: Ending the 66th Year Old Korean War” on July 27, 2019.  This event will Commemorate the 66th Anniversary of the Korean …

Georgia WAND Joins Nuclear Watch South for Seeds of Peace Hiroshima & Nagasaki Observances August 6 & 9

Tuesday, August 6 *Atlanta from 6PM-8PM –  “The Nuns, the Priests and the Bombs”will screen at Toco Hill Library at 1282 McConnell Dr, Decatur, GA 30033 *Kings Bay from 3PM-6PM – LEST WE FORGET, vigil at gates of Kings Bay Trident submarine base at 1063 USS Tennessee AvenueKings Bay, GA 31547  Wednesday, August 7 *Brunswick/Kings Bay – …

Georgia WAND’s Historic 2019 DC Days: A Success!

By Phyllis Richardson and Jumana Master  From May 18-22, 2019, Georgia WAND descended on Washington DC with an historical delegation of 10 women, the majority of whom were women of color. We participated in the Alliance for Nuclear Accountability’s (ANA) annual D.C. Days. ANA is comprised of more than 30 …