WCLK's The Local Take

Saturday morning at 8am on WCLK's The Local Take I talked with City of Atlanta City Coucil Members Carla Smith of District 1 and Matt Westmoreland of Post 2 - At Large about the Brown's Mill Urban Food Forest.  I ask the representatives where the vision of a food forest started and the speak about a grant from the US Forestry Service.  

WCLK's The Local Take along with Dr. Kwesi deGraft Hanson will present The Weeping Time during the Juneteenth Celebration at the Atlanta History Center on June 15th at 1pm.  Saturday on the show I talked with Ananda Blalock and Trevion King, members of the Andrew and Walter Young YMCA Teen Leadership Council who joined us on the 160th Commemoration trip in March of this year. 

This week on The Local Take I talked with Alma Davis, founder of the Alma G. Davis Foundation, about their upcoming "Dinner For Divas" event in celebration of 150 Domestic Violence survivors. 

This is the 10th anniversary of the dinner which is taking place on Saturday, June 8th at the Georgia Aquarium. I ask Ms. Davis why she decided to host an event for survivors.

Saturday morning at 8am on WCLK's The Local Take I speak with Dr. Thaddeus Bell about his organization Closing the Gap in Healthcare.  Throughout the Spring, you have heard Dr. Bell's health vignettes on WCLK throughout the day.  

This week on The Local Take I speak with Michelle Norris of National Church Residences and Dr. Jonathan Flacker from JenCare about the upcoming event Rise'N Shine: A Breakfast to Champion Older Adults taking place on May 29th at 7:30am at the Loudermilk Center in downtown Atlanta. 

Ms. Norris shares with us information about National Church Residences including their mission.