Community Leaders across Georgia Converge in Atlanta to Kick-off National Climate Justice Tour

Community Leaders across Georgia Converge in Atlanta to Kick-off National Climate Justice Tour For Immediate Release, August 24, 2018, Atlanta, GA: Georgia WAND Education Fund, Inc (“Georgia WAND”) hosts “JUSTRAVAGANZA”, an electrifying town hall-style event. “The Justravaganza platform allows us to elevate people across Georgia living at the margins to the international …

Public Hearing for Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) August 28th by Jumana Master

The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) will hold a public hearing on August 28th, at its Washington, D.C. headquarters. The DNFSB’s mission is to provide analysis, advice, and recommendations to the Secretary of Energy as to provide adequate protection of public health and safety at defense nuclear facilities of …

Diplomacy and Hypocrisy: on Trump and Putin’s meeting & more

Earlier this week, Putin and Trump met in Helsinki to discuss trade, military, and other matters of importance between the two countries. While many are focusing on the fact that Trump took a kind stance toward Putin–even putting Russia over U.S. intelligence officials’ word–it is true that this conversation was …

PRESS RELEASE: On eve of U.S/Korea talks, Atlanta welcomes Christine Ahn, Women Cross DMZ founder, to panel with local Peace Champions

PRESS RELEASE June 8, 2018 Press Contact: Becky Rafter Executive Director 678-637-3744-mobile 404-524-5999 x1014 Direct becky@georgiawand.org Georgia WAND Presents: Mother’s Day for Peace 2018 Meet the Real Champions Creating Global Peace For Immediate Release, June 8, 2018, Atlanta, GA: On the eve of historic denuclearization talks with North Korea, Georgia …

What Causes Gun Violence? by Janie Hill Scott

The problem of gun violence and school shootings in America is multifaceted. In recent weeks people have suggested to me that being nicer to kids will stop shootings, suggesting that it all arises from bullying. Bullying is never okay and is a major problem in our society that must be …

Remembering Dr. Rita Samuels by Bobbie Paul (former Executive Director of Georgia WAND)

Georgia WAND mourns the passing of Dr. Rita Jackson Samuels, a partner of ours through her work at the Coalition for the People’s Agenda I met Rita Samuels almost 20 years ago in the first floor board room of the old Atlanta Life Building in downtown Atlanta. It was there, on Tuesdays, that weekly …