Take the Atlanta 100% Clean Energy Survey

In May, the Atlanta’s City Council passed a resolution to develop a plan to ensure that 100% of the electricity consumed in Atlanta will be generated from clean energy sources by 2035. One reason this is especially big news for Georgia WAND is that the resolution names “clean energy” and “renewable energy” …

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 Nobel Prize Committee Weighs In: Humanity, Not Nukes

Georgia WAND applauds the Norwegian Nobel Committee for awarding the Nobel Peace Prize to the international Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) “for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons.”  This is …

Community Organizer Attends Prayer Breakfast In Waynesboro

Community Organizer Natalie Herrington recently attended a prayer breakfast hosted by Mayor Greg Carswell of Waynesboro, GA.  Almost 40 clergymen, residents and business owners gathered at the monthly event to pray for the community, discuss resources, and strategize to attain efficiency and unity.  Ms. Herrington discussed Georgia WAND’s work, focusing on its …

Georgia WAND Builds Toward Goal of Securing Sustainable, Green Jobs in Burke County

Janie Hill Scott attended the second session of the Leadership Burke County Program for 2017, which took place on September 26, 2017. The session topics covered focused on economic development and potential influencing factors. Participants were given an overview of the Burke County Chamber functions and members, does and who makes …

Emergency Preparedness and Storm Recovery

Georgia WAND’s Response, Recovery, and Resistance Efforts Georgia WAND serves on several regional and national coalitions where we focus on emergency preparedness, response, recovery, and resistance in communities living in close proximity to nuclear energy and nuclear weapons plants. Georgia WAND is currently working with our coalition partners in compiling …