PNC Bank is a supporter of 91.9 WCLK, Atlanta's Jazz Station. Many listeners have heard about their Grow Up Great Program on the station. The PNC Bank Grow up Great program began in 2004. This program is an outgrowth from PNC employee suggestions that the company support children and education. With this direction from their employees, PNC felt that early childhood education was the right cause. They studied compelling research that shows a focus on children from birth to age five could reap significant gains for the children, their families and society overall.
This year’s Women 2 Women Conference takes place on Saturday, March 14 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Downtown. This year’s plenary speaker is Atlanta Playwright and Best Selling Author Pearl Cleage. Honorees include Essence Magazine Editor In Chief Emeritus Susan L. Taylor and Edie Fraser .
Women 2 Women Conference/Young Eventions Group Founder Sonjia Waller Young, and Women 2 Women Conference Honoree Edie Fraser joined WCLK's Kiplyn Primus on the WCLK Public Affairs Block Saturday morning at 7am to talk about it.
WCLK welcomes you as Kiplyn Primus leads a Local Take discussion on Restorative Justice Sunday, March 1 from 2pm until 4pm at the National Center For Civil and Human Rights. Restorative Justice is a system of criminal justice that focuses on the rehabilitation of offenders through reconciliation with crime victims and the community at large.
A better justice system would be one that provided for a life and a path for the offender as well as the crime victim. The disproportionate incarceration of young black men in America leaves many of them with no chance without some measure of reform in the way we all view the system. Kiplyn Primus will talk about it live at a National Center for Civil and Human Rights/PNC Bank Panel Discussion at the museum on Sunday March 1. This morning on the Local Take on 91.9 FM WCLK Kiplyn was joined by Panelist Sherri Jefferson, founder of the African American Juvenile Justice Project for a conv
Fahamu Pecou is a multi-media artist, performer and scholar who is the contemporary artistic counterpoint to the work of Cuban Surrealist Wilfredo Lam in the new exhibit Imagining New Worlds at Atlanta's High Museum. He stopped by WCLK to chat with Kiplyn Primus in a Local Take segment about life, art, and culture. You can hear it on the WCLK Public Affairs Block Saturday morning at seven before Tavis.
For more information about Fahamu Pecou, click here.
Join Kiplyn Primus for The Local Take on WCLK Saturday morning at seven before Tavis, as we take a live, hour long look at mental illness in the community in advance of Mental Health Day at the State Capitol, coming up on Tuesday, January 20.
Our experts will include Monica Parker from the State Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, and Dr. Malaika Berkeley from the Black Psychiatrists of Greater Atlanta.
The Local Take with Kiplyn Primus focuses on issues and personalities that work across our community. Join us Saturday morning at 7a for a special edition of The Local Take as Kiplyn talks about the state of our city with community leaders including Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell, Dekalb County Interim CEO Lee May, and Fulton County Commission Chairman John Eaves. Community news and information that matters to you, exclusively on WCLK.
Life South Community Blood Centers are a partner with WCLK's Local Take On Health Community Forum this weekend at North Dekalb Mall. Life South is a life-saving part of community health efforts and we encourage you to roll up your sleeves and support them.
John Andrews, District Development Coordinator for Life South, joined the special Health Forum edition of The Local Take with Kiplyn Primus to talk about the importance of donating blood, and why Life South is an important part of the community.
Join us at North Dekalb Mall 2050 Lawrenceville Highway - Decatur, GA on Saturday and Sunday, December 13th & 14th 12:00 NOON – 4 PM for the 2nd Annual WCLK Local Take on HEALTH community forum. Congressman Hank Johnson is our honorary host, and he’s bringing representatives from Veterans Administration to assist with veterans issues. Dr. Pam Roshell from Health and Human Services will lead our Ask The Doctor Panel. We also have entertainment from Kaiser Permanente’s Theatre Troupe, The 85 South band and the Stone Mountain Academy of the Arts dance team.
The Buckhead Cascade City Chapter of The Links, Inc., led a community conversation about Human Trafficking on November 15, designed to make everyone aware of the costs and destruction created by this modern-era American slavery.
Fulton County Superior Court Judge Gail Tusan-Washington talked with Kiplyn Primus about takeaways from this event on a Local Take segment airing Saturday morning at 7a on the WCLK Public Affairs Block.
Want some sad facts about human trafficking?
Human Trafficking is basically modern day slavery.