WCLK's The Local Take

This week on The Local Take I speak with marriage coaches Martez and Woodrina Layton about their work with Ronnie and Shamari DeVoe and the creation of Married4Life Walk

The marriage coaches explain that their marriage was in trouble and the tool they used to get back on track was an evening walk, holding hands. 

Saturday morning at 8am on WCLK's The Local Take I talk with Debbie Thomas and Greg Palmer from Toastmasters.  Toastmasters is an international non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills.  The Toastmasters District 14 conference for the state of Georgia is being held April 26-27, and WCLK’s own Morris Baxter will keynote their opening session. 

This week on The Local Take I speak with Ron Escoffery, Board Member and Treasurer of the Jamaican Chamber of Commerce Atlanta about their upcoming awards banquet on Saturday, April 20. Escoffery shares that the Jamaican Chamber of Commerce Atlanta is an organization to support immigrants not only for Jamaicans but for people from throughout the Caribbean.  They work to educate and provide resources to emerging and established entrepreneurs.

Saturday morning at 8am on WCLK's The Local Take I spoke with Kisha Bird, director of Youth policy with CLASP - the Center for Law and Social Policy. This is part of our our ongoing conversation about the school to prison pipeline and the struggles for justice and equality for the young people in our community.  

The Local Take Talks Do or Die with Dr. Fahamu Pecou

Apr 11, 2019

Saturday morning at 8am on WCLK's The Local Take I will talk with Dr. Fahamu Pecou about his exhibition at the Michael C. Carlos Museum taking place now through April 28th.  

Dr. Pecou explains his background and how he went from a student who was focused on being an animator to becoming a renowned fine artist.  He speaks about the differences in being a fine artist as opposed to a graphic artist. 

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