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 …

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 …

Updates from the last Georgia Public Service Commission Hearing on Plant Vogtle

By Sydney Pegues, Public Health Grassroots Organizing and Communications Intern The Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) met on December 18, 2018 to discuss the progress of construction on Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4. During this hearing, the PSC’s staff requested an additional $3.6 million in 2019, this is up from …

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 …