Department of Energy Proposes Relabeling High-Level Radioactive Waste By Sydney Pegues, Public Health Grassroots Organizing and Communications Intern

On January 9th, Georgia WAND submitted comments to the Department of Energy (DOE) regarding the DOE’s proposal to reclassify high-level radioactive waste as low-level waste. Georgia WAND’s comments are below: The Department of Energy is proposing reclassifying “high-level” radioactive waste left over from the production of nuclear weapons as “low-level” …

A Healthy, Prosperous, and Prepared Burke County: Leadership in Partnership

Greetings Burke County Residents and Allies! Georgia WAND and Partnership for Southern Equity held an exciting two-day conference, “A Healthy, Prosperous, and Prepared Burke County: Leadership in Partnership,” at Cornerstone Church in Waynesboro, Georgia, on Friday, November 30, and Saturday, December 1, 2018. The event was filled with blessings, deep …

Open Letter to the NPU-V Community

Georgia WAND, the Center for Working Families, 9to5 Georgia, Center for Black Women’s Wellness, Georgia Votes, and the Emmaus House participated in a cohort supported by the Annie E. Casey Foundation are focused on improving community relationships and creating the building blocks of a community-wide collaboration in NPU-V. Our collective …

WeCount! 2018 GOTV Update

Georgia WAND had a great GOTV campaign! THANK YOU to all the donors, canvassers, foundations, staff leaders, volunteers, and others  who made our work possible! Our GOTV team consisted of We Count! Coordinator, Jewel Howard, Executive Director, Lindsay Harper, and 29 canvassers (the majority of whom were from the communities we serve, such as …

Buechel, Germany 2018 by Cee’ Cee’ Anderson

July, 8th-16th, 2019: International Action Camp at Buechel Nuclear Airbase; with some Go-Ins and other nonviolent actions This was going to be a trip of a life time! Several activists representing nuclear communities around the U.S. were invited by Anthony Donovan to come to an International Action Camp at Buechel Nuclear Airbase …

Georgia WAND Welcomes Jewel Howard! By Lindsay Harper

Georgia WAND is elated to officially welcome Jewel L. Howard to the squad! During this extremely important general election year, she has been coordinating our We Count! efforts, overseeing our voter registration and Get Out the Vote (GOTV) campaigns at multiple locations across the city such as our local school partners, …