Clarkston Culture Fest October 5th, 2024

On October 5th, we are welcoming the Clarkston Culture Fest to our home! In collaboration with the Clarkston Festival Committee and other community partners, we are excited to announce that there will be team sports, a fashion show, food trucks, community vendors and a parade! The event will kick off beginning at 11 am, we…

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#PhotoFridays: Sayed Musa & The CCC

#PhotoFridays: As October draws to a close, we want to shine a spotlight on one of our long-time staff members who is nearing 9 years of serving with us! Sayed Musa has been with the Center for nearly 9 years, transforming his role and embracing the community’s needs. Beginning as an Assistant to the Director,…

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#PhotoFridays: Fall Arrives

#PhotoFridays: As we welcome the first weeks of Fall, we want to send a warm goodbye to the beautiful scenery and nature we call home around the Center. Featuring butterflies, bees, edible gardens and flourishing flowers; at the Center we hope to always feature a welcoming landscape that shows care for our environment, and sensibility for our…

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#PhotoFridays: CRSA Retreat

  #PhotoFridays – This week, we are honored to highlight our partnerships in serving the refugee community, embodied in the Coalition of Refugee Service Agencies (CRSA). CRSA’s mission is, “To engage a broad coalition to highlight the cultural, social, and economic contributions of refugees and immigrants in Georgia.” For years, we have cherished the opportunity…

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#PhotoFridays: Welcoming Kevin Bergen, an Advocate for Our Youth

This week, we as an organization and community welcome Kevin Bergen as our OST Coordinator. Kevin has a personal history of education advocacy and volunteering in our community, and is focused on continuing the push for positive change for our youth. “It’s important for kids to know they have someone advocating for them and their…

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#PhotoFridays: An Introduction to Executive Director Luay Sami

In this week’s iteration of #PhotoFridays, it is our enjoyment to share an introduction with Luay Sami, our Executive Director. In 2010, Sami came to our community as a refugee from Baghdad, Iraq. By 2011 he had already begun to find his home both in the nonprofit sector and the community. For 12 years he…

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#PhotoFridays: An Orientation for Our Youth Leadership

Photo Fridays: An Orientation for Our Leaders of Tomorrow Today was a welcome step in the return of our Leadership Program, Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT.) Led by Fauzia Ibrahim, Youth Leadership Coordinator, while assisted by CCC Staff & Emory’s CLSM students, we held our LOT Orientation at Clarkston High School. Featuring presentations, games and discussion, we…

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Introducing: #PhotoFridays ~ Community Advisory Board Meeting

Photo Fridays: Weekly Storytelling in the Community We are happy to announce our newest media project, Photo Fridays! Utilizing photography and writing, we hope to highlight individuals and share events in the community. Story-telling is an essential part of a community’s history, and as a community center, we embrace our role in this time-honored tradition.…

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ESL Classes are Resuming August!

All virtual classes begin Sept. 19th and all in-person classes begin Aug. 29th. Register for classes online here. Be sure to share with friends, family and community members in need!

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Hiring: Youth OST Coordinator

We have an exciting position available here at the center, the Youth OST Coordinator position. This Coordinator has a variety of opportunities to help shape the education of our students; to include our After School and Summer Camp! Interested applicants are invited to emails Resume/CVs to [email protected] Position:  Part-Time Youth OST Coordinator 35 Hrs Weekly…

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