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 …

Georgia WAND attends Sister Song Reproductive Justice Conference in New Orleans by Lindsay Harper

Sistersong‘s 20th Anniversary Let’s Talk About Sex Reproductive Justice Conference was a convening of over 1,000 freedom fighters from all over the country. Hosted in New Orleans, Louisiana, it was a powerful meeting of hearts and minds; activists who champion abortion rights, to sexual health education, to disability justice, to uplifting the needs …

The Longest U.S. War

Join the Georgia Peace and Justice Coalition (GPJC) for their quarterly educational event on Tuesday, October 17. 2017: “The Longest U.S. War: Korea 1950-2017.” There will be a presentation by Ajamu Baraka, founder of Black Voices for Peace, former executive director of the U.S. Human Rights Network and 2016 Green …

Gaza, Ferguson and Georgia WAND: Standing in Solidarity Against a Militarized State in the Middle East and the United States

“It may be Ferguson today but tomorrow it could be somewhere else. We have to get police officers and local elected officials to respect the dignity and worth of every human being.” Congressman John Lewis (Meet the Press Sunday, August 17, 2014) Georgia WAND stands in solidarity with the people …