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.

Obtaining an education is one of the greatest achievements a person can accomplish. When you are missing something that everyone else seems to have, like a high school diploma, the hole in your life can cause shame and embarrassment.  Saturday, July 22 at 7:30 a.m. on Dr. Judi, The People's Advocate, Judi Crocker Billingsley will talk with Diane Daniels Adoma.  Adoma overcame obstacles as a foster child, high school dropout and teen mom to get first her GED.  After that, she earned undergraduate and graduate degrees up to and including a PhD.

Join Dr. Judi Crocker Billingsley Saturday 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.

Dr. Judi The People's Advocate returns Saturday, June 24 at 7:30 a.m. on Jazz 91.9 WCLK with a compelling conversation about ways that young girls can develop poise and ethics. Her guest is Linda Pearl Fils-Aime, a fashion model who began her professional career walking the runways for Ebony Fashion Fair touring the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean.

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Join us for a special edition of Dr. Judi The People’s Advocate this Saturday morning at 7:30am as Dr. Judi celebrates Dads on Fathers Day Weekend. Her guest is Dr. Benjamin Downs III, Vice President and Co-Founder of Restoring Balance To Life: Parenting, Time and Intervention Services for Individuals, Couples, & Families. They’ll discuss how the different roles that fathers and dads fulfill in our society, and how we can be more there for our kids. Compelling community conversation on Dr. Judi The People’s Advocate, exclusively on WCLK.

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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.

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