Community Engagement on WCLK

Listen to The Local Take on WCLK Saturday morning at 7am as we continue to explore problems and solutions with the juvenile justice system. This week I talk with Pamela Perkins Carn of the Interfaith Children's Movement about two bills that passed in the last legislative session.

The Local Take: Gumbo MOC - A Call for Chapters

Jun 24, 2017

This week on The Local Take on WCLK we speak with Dr. Brian Wright and Dr. Mike Robinson about their project GUMBO Men of Color - A Call for Chapters. 

WCLK is out in the community this Saturday with the Atlanta Housing Authority as they present the first in a series of events called Return to Community Farmer’s Market and Fair this Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 137 Elm Street SW. WCLK’s Mark Angel will be on site and there will be locally grown fresh produce, cooking demonstrations, activities for the kids, wellness programs hosted by community partners and live jazz featuring keyboard artist Darren “DJ” Wagner. More information is available at www.CNAtlanta.org.

Saturday, June 17 at 7:00 a.m. on The Local Take on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK,  I speak with Dr. Aaron Anderson and Dr. Monica Parker from the Emory Healthy Aging and Emory Brain Health Centers. Dr. Aaron Anderson, Asst. Professor of Neurology at the Emory University College of Medicine speaks about healthy aging and using research to understand what factors can be intervened for better outcomes.

June 3: The Local Take Discusses The Opioid Epidemic

Jun 3, 2017
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Join us on The Local Take on 91.9 WCLK Saturday, June 3 at 7:00 a.m. as we discuss opioids. The opioid addiction crisis in America has been all over the news, from obituaries of average people to celebrities to overdose prevention measures by first responders. After attending last month's Opioid Prevention Summit hosted by Dekalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson, I reached out to one of the presenters to share information with our listeners. Dr. Patrice Harris is the Chair of the Board of the American Medical Association. Dr.

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