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10th Annual Mother’s Day Luncheon

April 11, 2014 • Category: Arkansas WAND News, Events, Women

The 10th Annual Luncheon was held at the Governors Mansion on Tuesday May 6, 2014. Dr. Lisa Leitz,Professor of Sociology at Hendrix College, was our featured speaker. Dr. Leitz is the author of “Fighting for Peace” a book that looks at the military peace movement against the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. We also heard a […]

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10th Annual Mother’s Day Luncheon

The 10th Annual Luncheon was held at the Governors Mansion on Tuesday May 6, 2014. Dr. Lisa Leitz,Professor of Sociology at Hendrix College, was our featured speaker. Dr. Leitz is the author of “Fighting for Peace” a book that looks at the military peace movement against the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. We also heard a […]

Congress»

Speak up! Military Spending cuts at risk!

Dear WAND Supporter,   There are some in Congress who want to keep us from bringing military spending under control. Don’t let them do it!   Under last year’s deficit deal, military and domestic programs are supposed to be cut equally over the next ten years. So far, the Pentagon has barely been nicked. The […]

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Arkansas WAND partners with Rockefeller Elementary School

Arkansas WAND is partnering with Rockefeller Elementary and would like your involvement! Janice Wilson, Principal of Rockefeller Elementary and Early Childhood Magnet School, 700 East 17th Street says, “We are looking for volunteers willing to donate some time,  even if it’s just an hour a month.  Children need to read to an adult each day or evening,  […]

Events»

Peace is Patriotic! Get tickets here!

Peace is Patriotic! CELEBRATE THE FOURTH OF JULY, THE BEACON OF PEACE AND HOPE & THE PEACE GARDEN! Arkansas Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND) Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum (AIMM) U.S.S. Razorback Submarine Riverfront Park – North Little Rock July 4, 2013 at 7:00pm (gates open at 6:30pm) A spectacular view of the fireworks · […]

Federal Budget»

Webinar: The Right Message

Congress is muddling through this post-election session trying to  come to grips with budget and fiscal decisions. We’re raising concerns  about budget priorities, excessive Pentagon spending and nuclear  weapons, but we need effective messages to get through the din in  Washington. Learn what messages have the most meaning and greatest  impact in WAND’s new webinar… […]

Fun»

Join us for the 2013 Membership meeting!

Sunday January 27th 530pm-730pm The Starving Artist Café 411 Main Street, NLR AR. FUN, FOOD, FELLOWSHIP! We will unveil plans for Nobel Peace Prize Winner Leymah Gbowee’s visit to Little Rock in April as speaker for the Clinton Foundation Kumpuris Distinguished Lecture Series! *Please RSVP to arkansaswand@gmail.com* It is time to renew your membership: You […]

Military Spending»

They want Bombs not Food by Jean Gordon

May  8, 2012 Arkansas Democrat Gazette Letters Page “Bombs Not Food!”  When I saw that headline  describing Congressman Paul Ryan’s proposed budget, I thought “no one will vote to take food away from hungry children to build more F-22 fighter planes and further enrich the arms manufacturers.   This is America!” But, sadly, I read in […]

National WAND»

50 Days of Action for Women and Girls Social Media Campaign!

WAND is participating in the 50 Days of Action for Women and Girls Social Media Campaign! Follow and share posts from WAND’s Twitter and Facebook and WiLL’s Twitter and Facebook to help shape the new U.S. Secretary of State’s agenda on matters concerning the rights of women and girls in peace and in conflict. On […]

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Oregon WAND member walks 200 miles for a Nuclear Free Future

Susan Cundiff of WAND  walks 200+ miles for a Nuclear Free Future Susan Cundiff, who is secretary of WAND, Inc. Board and chapter leader of Oregon WAND, is joining this year’s two-week Interfaith Peace Walk for a Nuclear Free Future, as it traverses through many communities in the Pacific Northwest from July 27 to August […]

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Webinar Tues. Sept. 11th Women as Peace Partners

Webinar: Women as Peace Partners It is well documented that women are uniquely and disproportionately victimized by war and violence. Yet it has also been shown that women are uniquely effective agents for securing lasting and just peace. The Women Peace and Security Act of 2012 was recently introduced to Congress, and is designed to […]

Women»

International Women’s Day

Each year around the world, International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. Hundreds of events occur not just on this day but throughout March to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. Organizations, governments and women’s groups around the world choose different themes each year that reflect global and local gender […]

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