Our Future Atlanta

Our Future Atlanta is a growing coalition of organizations across Atlanta taking a stand on the importance of local elections. The Coalition is co-led by the Center for Civic Innovation, the Partnership for Southern Equity and ProGeorgia, and facilitated by Collective Wisdom Group. Our Future Atlanta partners believe that: ALL …

#VoteWithJustice Phase One: Candidate Survey

Georgia WAND and over 30 other community, labor, faith, and youth organizations that make up the Atlanta Jobs with Justice coalition have finalized Phase One of the Community and Candidates Convening: a candidate survey. This survey includes questions on 13 issues for the Mayoral candidates and 13 different questions on the same …

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 …

Thoughts on the DC Conference by Natalie Herrington

Dreams really do come true! Over two decades ago, I served as a Page under Georgia Representative Bettieanne Hart [who is now a Georgia WAND Advisory Board Member]. This is when I fell in love with lobbying. I saw them, the lobbyists, standing tall, taking charge and drenched in power. I wanted …