WCLK Community Focus

Community Engagement
8:32 am
Sat December 7, 2013

Southview Cemetery Salutes Veterans With Wreaths Across America December 14 @ Noon

West Lake High School Army JROTC cadets served as the honor guard during the Wreaths Across America ceremony at South View Cemetery in 2011. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Stan Coleman)

Atlanta's historic Southview Cemetery is hosting a wreath-laying event honoring veterans on Saturday, December 14 at noon.  Southview Cemetery Association President Wini Watts-Hemphill and Southview Manager Chermaine Axam-Wilkins stopped by WCLK to talk about this event and also talk about Southview, one of Atlanta's enduring African American institutions.

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Community Engagement
6:55 am
Sat November 30, 2013

Entrepreneurs Helping Entrepreneurs Presents Christmas In Atlanta Holiday Marketplace Dec 6-8

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.

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Community Engagement
9:10 am
Sat November 16, 2013

WCLK Supports Hosea Feed The Hungry And Homeless. We Hope You Do, Too

Afemo and Elisabeth Omilami stopped by WCLK Saturday morning for WCLK Community Focus to talk about Hosea Feed The Hungry and Homeless' annual Thanksgiving Celebration coming up Saturday, November 28 from 10a-3p at the Georgia World Congress Center.

The group expects to feed over 20,000 homeless individuals and families that day, as well as provide additional services.

If you would like to help Hosea Feed The Hungry and Homeless, click here to help.

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Community Engagement
11:38 am
Wed September 4, 2013

"We March On", CNN Dialogues, Doug Shipman Featured on WCLK Community Focus

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.

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Community Engagement
9:16 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Hosea Feed The Hungry Back To School Jamboree

Tune in Saturday morning at 7am  for WCLK's Community Focus as we catch up with Afemo Omilami, CEO of Hosea Feed The Hungry.

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