Dr. Judi, The People's Advocate

Every Other Saturday Morning, 7:30am

Join Social Worker Dr. Judi Crocker Billingsley every other Saturday morning at seven thirty for a new program on WCLK. Dr. Judi, The People’s Advocate will investigate important issues in the community at the intersection of The System and Real Life. Judi Crocker Billingsley is a social worker, educator, author, researcher, and consultant to the Congressional Institute of Social Work and Policy.

If you have a comment or question about Dr. Judi, The People's Advocate, you can reach her here.

@ReeseBronco

Join Judi Crocker Billingsley Saturday morning at 7:30am for Dr. Judi The People's Advocate. This week we feature a special conversation with Scott Reese, whose only son Bronco has lived through a heart transplant and subsequent transplant-related lymphoma. Now 11, Bronco is a living breathing miracle who has inspired other pediatric transplant patients. Scott Reese has become an advocate and part of a support network for parents facing nearly unimaginable medical, financial and logistical issues as they try to keep their children alive.

David Llada

Dr. Judi The People's Advocate returns Saturday morning at 7:30am on WCLK with a compelling discussion about how chess can help young people learn mental discipline and an attitude to help them overcome obstacles in life. Hudson provides chess lessons and motivational support for young people across the country as part of his organization besomeone.org.

April 15: Dr. Judi The People's Advocate On American Anxieties

Apr 14, 2017

Saturday, April 15 at 7:30 AM on Jazz 91.9 WCLK you can listen to Dr. Judi, The People's Advocate.   Social Worker, Dr. Judi Crocker Billingsley welcomes Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Gerald L. Durley who will delve deep into the current American anxiety sweeping the country in the days since the November presidential election.  They will discuss the recent American Psychological Association study: Managing Stress Related To Political Change.

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Join Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Saturday, April 1 at 7:30 a.m. for Dr. Judi, The People's Advocate.  Social Worker Dr. Judi Crocker Billingsley will talk about the problem of deadly domestic violence in Atlanta and across Georgia.   She is joined by Jan Christiensen and Adrian Hamilton Butler with the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence (GCADV).  They will touch on a number of topics in a compelling conversation, including the organization's annual Fatality Review Project, an unfortunate by-product of their advocacy. More information about GCADV is available here.

Shocking Evolution of Youth Homelessness In Georgia

Mar 17, 2017

Join Dr. Judi Crocker Billingsley Saturday, March 18 at 7:30 a.m. on 91.9 WCLK For Dr. Judi, The People's Advocate.  She'll be joined by Dr. Alieizoria Redd for a frank discussion about the problem of homeless youth in Atlanta and Georgia.

Recent data from the Atlanta Children's Shelter shows that close to 60,000 Georgia children and teenagers experience homelessness every year, with nearly half of those under six years old. Dr. Redd has a degree in Psychology from the University of Memphis, and an MSW and a Ph.D in Policy, Planning, Administration and Social Work from Clark Atlanta University.

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