From Armistice to Peace: Ending the Korean War

Members of the Georgia Korea Peace Campaign (Georgia WAND, Women Cross DMZ, ReGeneration Movement, Sesamo Atlanta) held our first coalition event “From Armistice to Peace: Ending the 66th Year Old Korean War” this past summer.  There were about 90 people in attendance along with approximately 6 Korean newspapers and media …

Physicians for Social Responsibility Visionary Leaders Symposium

Hours after the 35th Anniversary event, Dr. Helen Caldicott and Georgia WAND executive director Lindsay Harper both traveled to Washington, D.C. to participate in the Physicians for Social Responsibility Visionary Leaders Symposium now in its fourth year. The event serves to recognize individuals and/or organizations for their exemplary efforts in …

National WAND/WiLL Conference Report Back

The Georgia delegation showed up strong to the National WiLL/WAND conference this year with a large representation from the state. Executive Director Lindsay Harper was asked to sit on a panel entitled The Environmental and Health Impact of Nuclear Weapons to discuss environmental justice and intersections of nuclear weapons, nuclear …

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 …