Saturday's Smart N Up Conference features a solution focussed discussion centered toward conquering social injustice within the community. It will be hosted by Tavis Smiley, but the focus is on bringing young people together to generate their own solutions for endemic poverty and inequality.
Fulton Focus is a monthly presentation of WCLK and the Fulton County Office of Communications. On this month's program host Rob Maynard was joined by Fulton County Fire Chief Larry Few, Transportation Program Manager Victor Robinson, and Office of Aging Program Manager Kenn Vanhoose for a look at how Fulton County Government assisted citizens in during our recent winter storms.
You can find more information about Fulton County Government programs and initiatives by visiting their website here.
Fulton Focus For November featured wide ranging discussions on Fulton Juvenile Court's observance of World Adoption Day, the Fulton Youth Commission's Christmas For Kids event, new rules in Fulton County for Body Art and Tattooists, and a visit from the Safe Sex Lady and a discussion of cooperation between Fulton and Dekalb County around World AIDS Day December 1.
If you think shopping local is the way to go this holiday season you might want to check out Christmas In Atlanta Holiday Marketplace December 6-8 at the Georgia World Congress Center. Vendors are made up of small and home based businesses offering the best handcrafted and artisanal gifts of all kinds. Christmas In Atlanta is an initiative of Entrepreneurs Helping Entrepreneurs.
EHE Executive Director Koren Conrad checked in with WCLK's Rob Maynard as part of WCLK Community Focus Saturday morning November 30.
The Joseph E. Lowery Institute For Justice and Human Rights presents I've Known Rivers, a theatrical and musical celebration of the life of Joseph E. Lowery, celebrating his 92nd birthday. The event takes place Sunday, October 6 at 6pm at the Martin Luther King, Jr. International Chapel on the Morehouse University Campus.
The event will feature Emcee Steve Harvey, special musical guest Jamie Foxx, and the Joseph E. Lowery Agent of Change Award to be given to Atlanta based filmmaker Tyler Perry.
Join WCLK Community Focus for a lively interview with Doug Shipman, CEO of Atlanta and the world's National Center for Civil and Human Rights. Our subject is the next edition of CNN Dialogues: Modern Marchers--Lessons From The Front Lines of Social Change. This panel discussion takes place Thursday, September 12 at the Carter Center from 7:00-8:30pm and is made possible by the James Weldon Johnson Institute of Emory University.
Fulton Focus is WCLK's Monthly look at events and initiatives of our home county, and is a public affairs partnership between WCLK and Fulton County Government. It airs each third Saturday morning at 7:30am, just before Tavis.
This month's program includes Tax Commissioner Dr. Arthur Ferdinand with a discussion about new Ad Valorem Tax rules, which will effect everyone purchasing a car statewide.