SACE staff honored at Mother’s Day Peace Event

Guest Blog | April 29, 2013 | Press Releases

ATLANTA – Georgia Women’s Action for New Directions (Georgia WAND) hosted keynote speaker Laura Turner Seydel at their Mother’s Day for Peace fundraiser yesterday on Sunday, April 28, at Agnes Scott College. Georgia WAND also honored Sara Barczak, the High Risk Energy Director for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy; attorney Diane Curran, a nationally recognized expert in the field of nuclear safety and security; and attorney Mindy Goldstein, the Director of Emory University’s Turner Environmental Law Clinic for their tireless dedication to environmental justice. “This year we’re celebrating the work of some of the toughest legal minds and most accomplished environmental activists I know. Each one of these women embodies a unique strength that is helping us build a powerful movement for clean and sustainable energy and healthy communities. Thanks to Laura, Diane, Mindy and Sara we are becoming more informed, strategic, fervent, and, therefore, most effective.” said Bobbie Paul, Georgia WAND Executive Director. “By honoring the hard work and dedication of our high risk energy director, Sara Barczak, as well as our legal allies Diane Curran and Mindy Goldstein, Georgia WAND acknowledges and celebrates their unique roles in promoting responsible energy choices to ensure clean, safe and healthy communities throughout the Southeast,” said Stephen Smith, executive director of Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. # # # Founded in 1985, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy is a nonprofit organization that promotes responsible energy choices that create global warming solutions and ensure clean, safe, and healthy communities throughout the Southeast. Learn more at