Sunnylands Report Back By Lindsay Harper

As Georgia WAND’s Executive Director, I was invited to participate in an invitation-only retreat, which reflected on the lessons from the civil rights movement led by Dr. Martin Luther King and considered their applicability to the issue of race and nonviolent social change in America today. I was invited by the Gandhi King Institute for …

WeCount! THIS IS WHAT DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE… By Jewel Howard

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”    – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Georgia WAND turned out along with thousands of others for the annual Commemorative King Holiday March and Rally. The march began at Peachtree Street and ended at the Dr. King National Park (which …

REAL State of the Union – SAVE THE DATE

Join Georgia WAND, in partnership with our friends from The ArtsXchange, as we host our annual REAL State of the Union event, with a twist! This years event will feature art, artists, performances, and intentional group activities. It’s going to be an experience!  WHERE: The ArtsXchange, 2148 Newnan St, East Point (parking available …

A Healthy, Prosperous, and Prepared Burke County: Leadership in Partnership

Greetings Burke County Residents and Allies! Georgia WAND and Partnership for Southern Equity held an exciting two-day conference, “A Healthy, Prosperous, and Prepared Burke County: Leadership in Partnership,” at Cornerstone Church in Waynesboro, Georgia, on Friday, November 30, and Saturday, December 1, 2018. The event was filled with blessings, deep …

Open Letter to the NPU-V Community

Georgia WAND, the Center for Working Families, 9to5 Georgia, Center for Black Women’s Wellness, Georgia Votes, and the Emmaus House participated in a cohort supported by the Annie E. Casey Foundation are focused on improving community relationships and creating the building blocks of a community-wide collaboration in NPU-V. Our collective …

Memory of Forgotten War A Film Screening By Jumana Master

Georgia WAND, in collaboration with Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Atlanta, ANSWER Coalition, and the Korean Policy Institute, will be sponsoring The U.S. War on North Korea and Prospects for Peace, a screening of Memory of Forgotten War followed by a round table discussion with filmmaker Deann Borshay Liem and other academics. This event …