WeCount! Civic Engagement End Of Year Report by Jewel Howard

Georgia WAND’s WeCount! program is working hard to Get Out the Vote (GOTV). Our first voter registration drive of 2019 was a huge success, collecting hundreds of voter registration cards in 13 weeks, with a total count of 363 voter registration cards — exceeding our goal by 45%. Several canvassers …

From Armistice to Peace: Ending the Korean War

Members of the Georgia Korea Peace Campaign (Georgia WAND, Women Cross DMZ, ReGeneration Movement, Sesamo Atlanta) held our first coalition event “From Armistice to Peace: Ending the 66th Year Old Korean War” this past summer.  There were about 90 people in attendance along with approximately 6 Korean newspapers and media …

Georgia WAND’s 35th Anniversary Celebration

Thank you to those who were able to join us for our wildly successful 35th Anniversary Celebration! We honored National WAND founder Dr. Helen Caldicott and had a lively and energized conversation with her.  We also want to congratulate our Mother’s Day for Peace awardees whose hard work and allyship …

National WAND/WiLL Conference Report Back

The Georgia delegation showed up strong to the National WiLL/WAND conference this year with a large representation from the state. Executive Director Lindsay Harper was asked to sit on a panel entitled The Environmental and Health Impact of Nuclear Weapons to discuss environmental justice and intersections of nuclear weapons, nuclear …

A Personal Message from Becky Rafter

Hi Georgia WAND family!  We’re making a big announcement on Monday, but first I have some news to share!  I’m excited to let you know that the time is nigh for me to take on a new challenge and leave Georgia WAND to the experts! I’m heading to the Georgia …