PRESS RELEASE: On eve of U.S/Korea talks, Atlanta welcomes Christine Ahn, Women Cross DMZ founder, to panel with local Peace Champions

PRESS RELEASE June 8, 2018 Press Contact: Becky Rafter Executive Director 678-637-3744-mobile 404-524-5999 x1014 Direct becky@georgiawand.org Georgia WAND Presents: Mother’s Day for Peace 2018 Meet the Real Champions Creating Global Peace For Immediate Release, June 8, 2018, Atlanta, GA: On the eve of historic denuclearization talks with North Korea, Georgia …

What Causes Gun Violence? by Janie Hill Scott

The problem of gun violence and school shootings in America is multifaceted. In recent weeks people have suggested to me that being nicer to kids will stop shootings, suggesting that it all arises from bullying. Bullying is never okay and is a major problem in our society that must be …

Georgia WAND helps deliver CWIP Repeal petition to Governor Deal

Georgia’s nuclear power plant Plant Vogtle’s current construction of 2 new reactors is only 40% complete but is already $5 billion over budget and five years behind schedule. Currently, many Georgia electric customers are paying for this nuclear power unknowingly. It’s called Construction Work in Progress (CWIP). Georgia WAND has supported Nuclear …

Nuclear Harm Reduction Starts at Home

 This week, Atlanta hosted the “8th Annual International SMR and Advanced Reactor Summit,” a conference with nuclear industry representatives sharing false and misleading information about the viability of any nuclear energy sources. Georgia WAND stands firmly against building any new nuclear power reactors and SMRs (small modular reactors) in particular. …