What Causes Gun Violence? by Janie Hill Scott

The problem of gun violence and school shootings in America is multifaceted. In recent weeks people have suggested to me that being nicer to kids will stop shootings, suggesting that it all arises from bullying. Bullying is never okay and is a major problem in our society that must be …

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 …

Uncoddling White Women: An Interview with Community Organizer Becky Rafter by Amanda Hendler-Voss

By Amanda Hendler-Voss Becky Rafter could have been among the 67% of white women voters in Alabama who cast their lot with Roy Moore. She grew up all over the South, including an Alabama small town shaped by white flight. Reared in a household of modest means in rental housing, her parents …

Georgia WAND Climate and Nuclear Report Shared with the United Nations

Our Climate Report, “Community Impacts at the Crossroads of Nuclear and Climate Injustices in the U.S. South,” has been shared with the UN Special Rappeteur on Poverty and Human Rights. Thanks to our partner the US Human Rights Network, this report is now being circulated more widely. The report educates …

Georgia WAND Responds to Recent Nuclear Updates by Emily Weyrauch

In the past few weeks, our issues of nuclear weapons and preventing war have been in the news a lot–on front pages, shared across social media. From the Hawaii missile alert error to the potential collapsing of the Iran Deal, from the Nuclear Posture Review to the spark of diplomacy …