WCLK Community Focus

Saturdays from 7:30 AM until 8:00 AM

WCLK Community Focus features in depth conversations with noteworthy guests from the business, education, government, community and civic sectors.  Featured interviews include CAU Now segments focused on Clark Atlanta University initiatives.

WCLK Community Focus is produced by Operations Manager Rob Maynard.  If you have a suggestion for a community group or issue you think should be featured on one of our programs you can call the WCLK Community Engagement Line at 404-880-6211 or email rmaynard@cau.edu.

The Office of Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell and the Princeton Review will host the 19th semi-annual College Prep Series beginning  Saturday, April 16 at Atlanta Metropolitan State College.   There is no charge for participating Greater Atlanta students, Grades 7 through 12.  Registrants  will have the opportunity to take SAT, ACT and PSAT college admission practice tests.  

Clark Atlanta University President Ronald A. Johnson named J. Lin Dawson Athletic Director in November. As such, Dawson will oversee all of the CAU Panther Division II Athletic Program details, including compliance, budgeting, operations, advancement, student-athlete recruitment and professional staffing and development.

Yoichi Okamoto - Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum. Image Serial Number: W425-21

The Whitney M. Young, Jr. School of Social Work at Clark Atlanta University presents a celebration of 95 years of educating competent social workers on Saturday, October 3.  The program begins at 9:30AM with a social justice walk around the CAU Campus, followed by two mid-day symposiums focused on “The contributions of HBCUs to the Profession” and “The role of Social Workers in the Struggle for Voting Rights”. The Evening of Elegance Gala caps off the celebration and includes a keynote address by Clark Atlanta University President, Ronald A.

The City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management is a proud supporter of WCLK. They also support small businesses. They are currently accepting applications for the 2015 Small Business Development Program, designed to train contractors in sewer rehabilitation and construction management, a program designed to allow more people to bid on Atlanta's $4 billion in scheduled infrastructure upgrades.

Sue Ross joined me on the WCLK Public Affairs Block to talk about it.

Youth Ensemble of Atlanta

The Youth Ensemble of Atlanta celebrates 25 years of providing a cultural and creative outlet for African American Youth with their Taste of YEA fundraising event Saturday evening August 8 at the Rialto Center for The Performing Arts at Georgia State University downtown.

This years' event will feature performances by the ensemble, as well as a special tribute and All That You Are Award to Wendy Raquel Robinson.

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