The Local Take on WCLK

The Local Take Features CAU 2017 Young African Leaders

Jul 28, 2017

For the fourth year The Local Take speaks with a few of the Young African Leaders matriculating at Clark Atlanta University this summer as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Begun in 2014 it's the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) that empowers young people from the continent of Africa through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking.

Recently on The Local Take on WCLK I talked with Yvette Cantrell from BridgeBuilders, Inc. about their upcoming Healthy Aging forum which will focus on the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. This event takes place on Saturday, July 29 from 8:30am-2:30pm at the Dennard Conference Center on the campus of Atlanta Technical College 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy SW, Atlanta, GA 30310.

Blood Needed Every Summer - Donate If You Can

Jul 25, 2017

The Local Take speaks with Seandell Wright of LifeSouth Community Blood Center about the urgent need for blood donors.

Summer is historically a slow time for blood donations, and our blood centers have all hit a critical point for blood donors. Patients and hospitals are still dependent on blood donors to help save lives.  A pint of blood can assist 3 people with life saving materials. 

July 28: Who's Who In Black Atlanta 2017 Unveiled

Jul 25, 2017

Saturday, July 22 on The Local Take on Jazz 91.9 WCLK,  I talked with Lorraine Cochran from Real Times Media about the 2017 Who's Who in Black Atlanta publication and reception.  

The Local Take talks Atlanta Ice Cream Festival

Jul 19, 2017

This week on The Local Take I speak with Kevin James founder of the Atlanta Ice Cream Festival and Beverly Burks from the Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority

For the 7th year the Atlanta Ice Cream Festival will take place at Piedmont Park on Saturday, July 22 from 11am - 6pm. Kevin James explains why he decided to start the festival.  He also mentions that there will be lots of ice cream along with games, prizes and lots of family fun.  

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