“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 …

SAVE THE DATE: MD4P 2019 Is Supporting the Black Mama’s Bailout Action

For this year’s for Mother’s Day for Peace, we’re going to shake it up a bit. MD4P is Georgia WAND’s signature event to educate the community about nuclear harm issues and the need for peace and justice. Instead of our normal event, this year we’re inviting you to join us …

Georgia WAND Welcomes Phyllis Richardson to the Squad! By Lindsay Harper

Georgia WAND is happy to welcome Phyllis Richardon to the squad! We are fortunate to have someone with Phyllis’ spirit, energy and talent joining us during this important time at our organization and in the work. She will be serving as our Government Affairs coordinator working to help us advance …

Georgia WAND Represents on Peace Panel

On Saturday, January 26, Becky Rafter spoke at the monthly Chai & Just Chat event in Johns Creek. The discussion, entitled “World in Pieces or World at Peace: Women as Peace Drivers,” was riveting and everyone in attendance, including the speakers, learned so much and felt much peace.The discussion featured …

Georgia WAND Open House Report Back By Lindsay Harper

We are happy to report that our Open House, which primarily served as the official follow-up meeting to the December 2018 Community Forum in Atlanta’s Neighborhood Planning Unit-V (NPU-V) was a success! Nearly 25 residents came out to pick where we left off at the successful forum at the end of last year.  The …

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 …