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 …

Announcing Climate and Nuclear Report by Georgia WAND

December 13, 2017, Atlanta, GA: Today we announce the release of the report Community Impacts at the Crossroads of Nuclear and Climate Injustices in the U.S. South. A partnership of Georgia WAND and the Nuclear Information Resources Service (NIRS), this report features an in-depth analysis of the effects of climate change and …

Advancing Human Rights 2017: Conference Preview

Georgia WAND is excited to send our team members to the US Human Rights Network’s 2017 conference next week. Georgia WAND is a network member and close ally of USHRN and serves on its Atlanta Local Host Committee for the conference. We look forward to learning and building connections at …