Georgia WAND Welcomes Jumana Master as Nuclear Harm Reduction Strategist By Becky Rafter

We are excited to welcome Jumana Master to the Georgia WAND team. Jumana, twice a former intern, came on board August 1, 2018 full-time as the Nuclear Harm Reduction Strategist. Jumana brings expertise in public health related to radiological exposure and a strong analysis about the need to center frontline communities in the work. …

Just Energy Summit 2018!

Georgia WAND as member of the Partnership for Southern Equity’s Just Energy Circle is co-hosting the upcoming 2018 Just Energy Summit “The Summit will weave community, policy, business and civic voices into collective action towards a more equitable, inclusive, clean energy future for Metro Atlanta and the American South. The 2018 Summit will serve …

Public Hearing for Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) August 28th by Jumana Master

The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) will hold a public hearing on August 28th, at its Washington, D.C. headquarters. The DNFSB’s mission is to provide analysis, advice, and recommendations to the Secretary of Energy as to provide adequate protection of public health and safety at defense nuclear facilities of …

USCAN Report-Back

U.S. Climate Action Network (USCAN) is an affiliate network of the Climate Action Network International (CAN), a worldwide network of more than 1100 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in more than 90 countries working to promote government, private sector and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels. As a participant …

Becky Rafter to attend Human Rights Defenders Forum

Becky Rafter is one of nearly 70 activists, peacemakers, and community leaders from at least 25 countries who will come together July 21-24 for the Carter Center’s annual Human Rights Defenders Forum to discuss “Restoring Faith in Freedom.” Topics will include economic and social rights, building faith in institutions, strengthening …

Georgia WAND Speaks Out

              Georgia WAND brought a delegation of four to make statements during public comment time of last week’s Public Service Commission hearings. The statements ranged from concerns about public health impacts of radiation considering increased missions at the Savannah River Site to frustrations about …