PRESS RELEASE: On eve of U.S/Korea talks, Atlanta welcomes Christine Ahn, Women Cross DMZ founder, to panel with local Peace Champions

PRESS RELEASE June 8, 2018 Press Contact: Becky Rafter Executive Director 678-637-3744-mobile 404-524-5999 x1014 Direct becky@georgiawand.org Georgia WAND Presents: Mother’s Day for Peace 2018 Meet the Real Champions Creating Global Peace For Immediate Release, June 8, 2018, Atlanta, GA: On the eve of historic denuclearization talks with North Korea, Georgia …

Mother’s Day for Peace 2018

In the wake of the Peace Treaty between North and South Korea, we celebrate the women who have been working towards peace for years in Korea, including Christine Ahn, the Founder and International Coordinator of Women Cross DMZ. We also celebrate women here at home who are fighting against violence …

Mothers Day for Peace 2018 (Save the Date!)

We’re excited to announce that the 2018 annual Mothers Day for Peace fundraising event will take place Sunday, June 10 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Agnes Scott College, 141 E. College Ave, Decatur. We are proud to announce our exciting speakers,  women from frontline communities directly affected by nuclear weapons cycle, who come together …

Nuclear Harm Reduction Starts at Home

 This week, Atlanta hosted the “8th Annual International SMR and Advanced Reactor Summit,” a conference with nuclear industry representatives sharing false and misleading information about the viability of any nuclear energy sources. Georgia WAND stands firmly against building any new nuclear power reactors and SMRs (small modular reactors) in particular. …

REAL State of the Union Round Up + Photo Gallery

Tuesday’s REAL State of the Union brought together neighbors representing different communities to discuss the connections between a suite of issues such as energy, climate, federal spending, jobs, racial justice, and environmental justice as east Georgia is ground zero of the environmental impacts of nuclear weapons and nuclear energy expansion. The panel, moderated by Amelia …