Gerrymandering? Really?

by Morgan Copeland, Census and Redistricting Fellow Recently, the Supreme Court ruled that partisan gerrymandering is allowed within the confines of the Constitution.  Gerrymandering, the practice of drawing obscure lines within congressional districts, to manipulate the political playground in favor of one party over another, has been a prominent political …

Georgia WAND’s Historic 2019 DC Days: A Success!

By Phyllis Richardson and Jumana Master  From May 18-22, 2019, Georgia WAND descended on Washington DC with an historical delegation of 10 women, the majority of whom were women of color. We participated in the Alliance for Nuclear Accountability’s (ANA) annual D.C. Days. ANA is comprised of more than 30 …

“A Day at the Capitol”: A day of firsts! Georgia WAND gets recognized in the House and Hosts a Legislative Tea & Sweets for all Georgia women legislators

Georgia WAND held “A Day at the Capitol” on Thursday, March 21, just two weeks before Georgia’s 2019 legislative session drew to a close. We began the day in the Georgia House of Representatives. During session, Representative Becky Evans (District 83) went to the well to speak about the effective work of …

Georgia WAND Welcomes Phyllis Richardson to the Squad! By Lindsay Harper

Georgia WAND is happy to welcome Phyllis Richardon to the squad! We are fortunate to have someone with Phyllis’ spirit, energy and talent joining us during this important time at our organization and in the work. She will be serving as our Government Affairs coordinator working to help us advance …

Your Donations Support Our GOTV Efforts!

Georgia WAND’s We Count! program is expanding! We have a robust Get Out the Vote plan, and we need your help! We are actively contacting voters in 10 Georgia counties! Will you donate today $15, $120, $500, or more for our GOTV campaign? We need your help to ensure a critical mass …

Volunteers Needed for WeCount! to Get Out the Vote (GOTV)!

We need your help! We have many GOTV phone-banking shifts available. Will you join us and participate in some phone banks over the next three weeks?  If you are available to join us for any number of shifts, please email Jewel Howard, We Count! Coordinator, at wecount@georgiawand.org (or call 404-524-5999) and indicate which of the …