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Bilan Ismail, student from Clarkston Youth Development Initiative interviews Glory Kilanko, founder of Women Watch Afrika

Bilan Ismail, a student from Clarkston Youth Development Initiative interviews Glory Kilanko, founder and CEO of Atlanta-based Women Watch Afrika, an international non-profit dedicated to women’s health. Glory was forced into exile from Nigeria, she shares some of the hardships of forced immigration and the struggles of coming to America.
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Student Meymoon Abdi interviews teacher Justine Okello about coming to America

Meymoon Abdi, a student from Clarkston Youth Development Initiative, interviews Justine Okello, Director of programs and technology at Clarkston Community Center. Meymoon is a student of Justin’s at the Center, and today we will hear about both of their immigration stories.
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Clarkston Mayoral candidates discuss plans, goals for city

  Sagal Radio presented a Clarkston community forum between mayoral candidates Beverly H. Burks and incumbent Ted Terry. Candidates discussed their vision for the city, the role of mayor and how to ensure Clarkston remains a welcoming city for all. 
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CELEBRATE THE REFUGEE VOICES OF METRO ATLANTA

Join us October 21, 2017 to  CELEBRATE THE REFUGEE VOICES OF METRO ATLANTA  Saturday, October 21, 2017 3:00 - 6:00 pmClarkston Community Center 3701 College Avenue      ·  Special guest speaker Katerina Taylor, Dekalb Chamber of          Commerce President & CEO     ·  Honorary Chair Dr. Heval Kelli, Refugee to US citizen         & cardiologist     ·  M.C. Neima Abdulahi, 11Alive Journalist       ·  Honoree Hank Woolard, Refugee Program Coordinator, Oak        Grove Methodist Church Performances, music, and food from local community artists and restaurants included with your purchased ticket. Tickets $15 in advance / $20 at the door / kids 10 & under free / sponsorship opportunities available. Purchase tickets and sponsorships here.   

Clarkston city council candidates discuss leadership and plans for city Part two

  Sagal Radio presented a Clarkston community forum between city council candidates. It's a crowded ballot and candidates discussed their priorities, public safety, the city budget and why diversity andinclusion are important for Clarkston. Candidates include: Yterenickia "YT" Bell, Christopher Busing, Jamie Carroll (incumbent), Ahmed M. Hassan (incumbent), Laura Carol Hopkins, Dean S. Moore (incumbent), Grant Hassan Salaam, Jennifer Schliestett. For the special election: Andrea Cervone and Warren Hadlock. 
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Clarkston city council candidates discuss leadership and plans for city part One

  Sagal Radio presented a Clarkston community forum between city council candidates. It's a crowded ballot and candidates discussed their priorities, public safety, the city budget and why diversity andinclusion are important for Clarkston. Candidates include: Yterenickia "YT" Bell, Christopher Busing, Jamie Carroll (incumbent), Ahmed M. Hassan (incumbent), Laura Carol Hopkins, Dean S. Moore (incumbent), Grant Hassan Salaam, Jennifer Schliestett. For the special election: Andrea Cervone and Warren Hadlock. 
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CELEBRATE THE REFUGEE VOICES OF METRO ATLANTA

Join us October 21, 2017 toCELEBRATE THE REFUGEE VOICES OF METRO ATLANTA  Saturday, October 21, 2017 3:00 - 6:00 pmClarkston Community Center 3701 College Avenue      ·  Special guest speaker Katerina Taylor, Dekalb Chamber of          Commerce President & CEO     ·  Honorary Chair Dr. Heval Kelli, Refugee to US citizen         & cardiologist     ·  M.C. Neima Abdulahi, 11Alive Journalist       ·  Honoree Hank Woolard, Refugee Program Coordinator, Oak        Grove Methodist Church Performances, music, and food from local community artists and restaurants included with your purchased ticket. Tickets $15 in advance / $20 at the door / kids 10 & under free / sponsorship opportunities available. Purchase tickets and sponsorships here.   

The Clarkston Community Center proudly brings to you our Second Annual International Food and Wine Gala 2017

Join us for a journey to taste food and wine from around the world. Our annual food and wine gala will take you on a tour to taste food from 10 countries and try wines from different vineyards across the world. The Clarkston Community Center prides ourselves on the diversity we are allowed to bring to the people of Atlanta. We will have a Global market, where you can shop from local and International hand crafters who brought their crafts specifically to the CCC. You won’t find anything else like this around the city, so don’t miss your chance to join us for an evening around the globe. Tickets: $30 online or $40 at the door. Each ticket will include Dinner, two wines tasting, and a beverage. For more information, please visit our website at http://clarkstoncommunitycenter.org/international-food-and-wine-gala-2017/

Atlanta Mayor's Office to host Atlanta Soccer Festival in October

Valerie Mills, Language Access Fellow in the Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, talks about the upcoming Atlanta Soccer Festival, set for Saturday, October 7 at 11 am at the Georgia State Practice Football Fields. The event is free, open to the public, and accessible via MARTA.
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Celebrate Refugee Voices of Metro Atlanta on October 21, 2017

Please join us on October 21, 2017 at 3:00 - 6:00 pm at the Clarkston Community Center (3701 College Avenue) to celebrate the refugee voices of Metro Atlanta. There will be several speakers and performances, music, and food from local community artists and restaurants. 
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