Fulton Focus is a partnership between WCLK and Fulton County Communications that helps everyone be aware of programs and initiatives available to the nearly 1 million people living in WCLK's home county.
Kiplyn Primus was joined Saturday morning July 12 for The Local Take, as she welcomed participants in the 2014 Young African Leaders Initiative. The Obama administration’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. Nearly 1 in 3 Africans are between the ages of 10 and 24, and approximately 60 percent of Africa’s total population is below the age of 35.
Hosea Feed the Hungry extends their summer efforts of helping working families and those families who are less fortunate by hosting their annual Back to School Jamboree. The annual event will be held on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Turner Field Red parking lot.
This event comes just in time for families as they begin to plan for the end of summer and beginning of a new year at school. The event is open to all families and the admission is absolutely free. Children will receive a backpack filled with school supplies.
What would you do if you suspected a friend was a victim of domestic violence? What would you do if you saw someone being threatened or abused in a DV situation? That's what we talked about on The Call To True Beauty on WCLK Wednesday, July 2.
Jose James is considered by many to be the greatest contemporary jazz vocalist. He plays live in ATL tonight at The Variety Playhouse. Of course he stopped by WCLK to talk with Jamal Ahmad on the Soul of Jazz, and helped Jamal and Mark Angel during our Fiscal Year End Membership Campaign. Because that's the kind of guy he is.
You can support jazz public radio WCLK by purchasing Jose James' new release While You Were Sleeping by purchasing it from Amazon using the link below:
Platinum-selling South African singer/model/actress Lira has already conquered South Africa and much of Europe with her irresistible blend of R&B, Jazz and African styles. She appears tonight in Atlanta at Vinyl at Center Stage as part of a short East-West Coast U.S. tour.
Lira dropped by to chat with Jamal Ahmad on The Soul of Jazz, and left us all entranced.
You can purchase Lira's lates record Rise Again from Amazon via the link below and support WCLK at the same time: