Sunnylands Report Back By Lindsay Harper

As Georgia WAND’s Executive Director, I was invited to participate in an invitation-only retreat, which reflected on the lessons from the civil rights movement led by Dr. Martin Luther King and considered their applicability to the issue of race and nonviolent social change in America today. I was invited by the Gandhi King Institute for …

Updates from the last Georgia Public Service Commission Hearing on Plant Vogtle

By Sydney Pegues, Public Health Grassroots Organizing and Communications Intern The Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) met on December 18, 2018 to discuss the progress of construction on Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4. During this hearing, the PSC’s staff requested an additional $3.6 million in 2019, this is up from …

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 …