• Promote alternatives to militarism and violence as the solution to conflict
• Shift from a military to a civilian based economy, ensuring that human, economic and environmental needs are met
• Clean up environmental effects of nuclear weapons production as well as toxic waste at military facilities and prevent further contamination
• Eliminate testing, production and use of weapons of mass destruction
• Prevent violence against women
• Increase women’s political leadership to further WAND’s goals
Jane is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked as a Mental Health Therapist.
As a WAND member for over 10 years, Jane has attended the WAND conference in DC, and lobbied AR Congressional Representatives. Her activism has included serving on the boards of local peace and justice groups.
Maya is passionate scholar who enjoys pursuing academic research projects about history and human rights. In her spare time, she enjoys drawing, reading comics, making music on the computer, and stashing assorted chocolates and teas in her desk drawer.
Maylee is a high school student at Pulaski Academy. She is an officer in the school’s Amnesty International and Model United Nations clubs, and an active member of its Cross Country team. She enjoys hiking and exploring national parks.
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