WCLK's The Local Take

This week on WCLK's The Local Take(Saturdays 8am) I speak with April Washington, Public Affairs Officer for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. We talk about the upcoming Open Enrollment period which runs from October 15 thru December 7.  She shares with us that everyone should review the new options especially the advantage plans. She mentions that there are over 127 plans and many at no additional cost.

This week on WCLK's The Local Take(Saturdays 8am) I speak with representatives from the Joseph E. Lowery Institute For Justice and Human Rights. Alexandria Harris is a Change Leader and Nicholas Arosemena is a Change Agent. We discuss their Civic Engagement team which is promoting voter registration. Nicholas, a student at Morehouse College, shares with us that over 100 college students in metro-Atlanta are Lowery Institute Change Agents. I ask Nicholas why they chose to focus on voter registration. He shares a quote by Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, that “voting is a moral obligation.” I ask Ms.

The Local Take: Your Power, Your Vote

Oct 4, 2019

This week on WCLK's The Local Take(Saturday mornings 8am) we talk Your Power, Your Vote event with Margie Malone Tuckson. The Political Affairs committee with Delta Sigma Theta Atlanta Alumnae Chapter are presenting this workshop Saturday, October 5th at Greenbriar Mall on the Lower Level - 2841 Greenbriar Parkway Atlanta 30331.

Saturday on WCLK's The Local Take(Saturdays 8am) I spoke with Terrisita Terry from the Nicholas House about their Friday, October 4 fundraiser Off The Street And On Their Feet to increase awareness about homeless families in our community. 

Saturday morning at 8am on WCLK's The Local Take I speak with Alice Lovelace about the ArtsXchange. This evening, the ArtsXchange is hosting the 2nd Annual Ebon Dooley Art and Justice Awards. 

I ask Ms. Lovelace what types of work are being honored by the ArtsXchange.  She shares the history of Ebon Dooley, an activist, lawyer and artist, and the founding of the ArtsXchange 36 years ago in 1984. 

In the past year they moved from their original location in Grant Park to a building in East Point.