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.
Black Nativity is a rendition of the Christmas Story with dance, song and gospel music. This annual inspirational holiday event will be in performance at various times beginning December 4 and running until December 21 at the Southwest Arts Center. Producing Director and guiding light for this production is Robert Connor. He discussed Black Nativity with Kiplyn Primus on the WCLK Public Affairs Block.
For more information about Black Nativity including tickets, click here.
Stacy Abrams is the Georgia House of Representatives Minority Leader. She is also one of the driving forces behind The New Georgia Project, which is designed to activate the significant number of eligible voters in Georgia ages 18-29, people of color, and single women. Kiplyn Primus talks with Abrams on the WCLK Public Affairs Block about the New Georgia Project, and the importance of voting(or early voting) in the November 4 elections.
The WCLK Public Affairs Block airs Saturday mornings from 7a-8a, just before The Tavis Smiley Show from Public Radio International.
Georgia's voter registration deadline for the November 4 General Election is Monday, October 6. If you don't vote, you don't count. Join Kiplyn Primus on The Local Take Saturday morning at 7am before Tavis as she talks about efforts to make sure underrepresented people aren't left out on voting day.
Kiplyn will talk with Ambassador and former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young, who has helped lead the voting rights fight for 50 plus years. She'll also talk with Sam Aguilar with GALEO, which is driving Georgia's hispanic voter registration efforts.
Join Kiplyn Primus for a Local Take Segment Saturday morning in the 7am hour as she talks with Jesse J. Tyson, CEO and President of the National Black MBA Association, which is holding it's annual conference and exhibition in Atlanta September 16-20. What are the challenges and opportunities for those who have gone the extra mile to gain the graduate status of Masters of Business Administration?
We'll talk about it on The Local Take, part of the Public Affairs Block on WCLK, Saturday mornings at 7am before Tavis, exclusively on WCLK.