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 …

WeCount! THIS IS WHAT DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE… By Jewel Howard

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”    – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Georgia WAND turned out along with thousands of others for the annual Commemorative King Holiday March and Rally. The march began at Peachtree Street and ended at the Dr. King National Park (which …

REAL State of the Union – SAVE THE DATE

Join Georgia WAND, in partnership with our friends from The ArtsXchange, as we host our annual REAL State of the Union event, with a twist! This years event will feature art, artists, performances, and intentional group activities. It’s going to be an experience!  WHERE: The ArtsXchange, 2148 Newnan St, East Point (parking available …