My departure from Georgia WAND – Thank you for your support! By Lindsay Harper

My incredibly fulfilling journey at Georgia WAND has come to an end. I want to send a special thank you to the Georgia WAND Board of Directors, staff, funders, donors, supporters, stakeholders, and squad members!  I’m honored to elevate the leadership inside of Georgia WAND, our own Burke County Nuclear …

A Message In Uncertain Times

In the words of our community elder, Annie Laura Howard Stephens, “Be encouraged. Be encouraged. Be encouraged.” It’s uncertain times like these that remind us to be steadfast in our trust in ourselves and each other. The multiple stories of acts of kindness such as pop-up food pantries, young people running …

US Climate Action Network (USCAN) Building Power From The Grassroots Up Action Team Report Back

Georgia WAND hosted the US Climate Action Network (USCAN) in-person Building Power from the Grassroots Up meeting at our Georgia Hill Office Building for two days in January.  USCAN is one of our strongest coalitions and supporter of our work towards Nuclear Harm Reduction and Climate Justice and Equitable and Sustainable Community …

2nd Annual Legislative Tea & Sweets at the Georgia State Capitol Report Back

Georgia WAND Education Fund held its 2ndAnnual Legislative Tea & Sweets on Monday, February 3, 2020 at the Georgia State Capitol. We were able to connect across the aisles this year and have diverse attendance. The event was open to the public as well with approximately 62 people in attendance, twenty-four of …

2020 Letter from the Executive Director & First Quarter Event Calendar

Welcome to tomorrow, folks! Georgia WAND is poised to improve the lives of people here in Georgia, across the nation, and around the globe. Our perspective as a southern, black-woman lead, grassroots organization serving frontline communities has been missing from past solutions. Not any more!  At national decision-making tables with …

Georgia WAND’s Historic 2019 DC Days: A Success!

By Phyllis Richardson and Jumana Master  From May 18-22, 2019, Georgia WAND descended on Washington DC with an historical delegation of 10 women, the majority of whom were women of color. We participated in the Alliance for Nuclear Accountability’s (ANA) annual D.C. Days. ANA is comprised of more than 30 …