• 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
At this month’s Pizza, Peace, & Politics, we will be discussing the role of Independent Media in today’s news. Our speaker will be Pat Ward. Pat is founder and CEO of Arkansas Talks, a statewide, female/minority-owned newspaper, radio & talk show.
We will get a report on the WAND/WILL Leadership conference “Women at the Table of Power” in Washington, D.C. WAND members and female state legislators from around the country to exchange ideas and inspiration.
Judge Barry Hyde (WAND member), Director Fred Love, and Pulaski County Community Services invite us to the Pulaski County Peace Pole Dedication on Monday, September 19th at 11 a.m. at the Pulaski County Administration Building.
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