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.

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Dr. Judi The People's Advocate returns Saturday, August 19 at 7:30 a.m. on Jazz 91.9 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.

Dr. Judi The People's Advocate returns Saturday, August 5 at 7:30 a.m. on Jazz 91.9 WCLK.  During this segment, Dr. Judith Crocker Billingsley talks with Dr. Benjamin Downs. Downs is a licensed clinical social worker working every day in the public school system with our young people. They'll talk about the role of a school social worker in helping families succeed academically, and in life.

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.