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October 10, 2019

Clarkston Community Center participates in GAgives on #GivingTuesday, December 3, 2019 On #GivingTuesday, non-profits all across Georgia spend the day fundraising in a one-day event called GAgives Day. This year, we ask that you consider making a donation to the Clarkston Community Center. Your donation directly helps support our Student Success Program. Our goal is…

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FREE HEALTH & WELLNESS FAIR

October 7, 2019

As an organization serving the Dekalb County area, we aim to ensure that our residents have access to free health services as well.  Each month, for the remainder of 2019, we will host monthly free health fairs in partnership with Mercer University College of Pharmacy.  Some of the services that will be offered are blood…

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Part-Time Afterschool Coordinator

September 27, 2019

Position:  Part-Time After School Coordinator   Organization Information The Clarkston Community Center opened its doors in 1994 as a nonprofit multicultural community center in Clarkston, Georgia located in Dekalb County. We are a meeting place for long-term residents, families and individuals that were not born in the U.S. We pride ourselves on offering unique experiences,…

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Urgent: New Year Donation Match!

If you’re like me, you may still be feeling the pinch of the holidays. Just like at home, December can also be a very costly month for non-profit organizations like the Clarkston Community Center. Increased visitors and events mean increased utility bills and expenses. But lucky for us, we have a generous community that gives…

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HOLIDAY GIFTS HELP KIDS, TEENS & SENIORS

Please support our mission and help America’s most diverse community continue to thrive.  Tax-Deductible Giving Opportunities include: Clarkston Summer Camp – Over 100 kids will be fully engaged in this program. For $350, you can give one child the opportunity to attend summer camp for a one month session.  Parents are able to trust that their…

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Wadsworth Magnet School Symphony

On December 17, 2017, Wadsworth Magnet School for High Achievers will host an education forum at the Clarkston Community Center on Sunday from 5:00 to 7:00 to inform families about education options available in their community.  The event is open to the public. Attendees will leave entertained, engaged and empowered. For the last 10 years, Wadsworth…

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Georgia Gives Day

HOLIDAY GIFTS TO HELP THE TEENS AND SENIORS The Giving Opportunities include:     Summer Camp – Over 100 kids will be fully engaged in this program For $350 gives one child the opportunity to attend summer camp for one month session. After School Program – Over 60 youths will be fully engaged in this…

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Clarkston Community Yard Sale

Come Join Us September, Saturday 23rd for yet another wonderful Yard sale in support of the refugee families of Clarkston. Click here to register for a $25 table space to join the sale! To support this initiative, you are welcome to donate furniture,  utensils and other household items to Clarkston Community Center or visit our Donation page….

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The STEAM-Plus Summer Camp

To Register Now, Download your Registration Form  Registrations for Clarkston STEAM-Plus summer camp is now open at the Clarkston Community Center, please come and secure a slot for your child as soon as possible, limited spots available. The Clarkston STEAM-Plus Summer Camp, (STEAM) standing for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math will be open for children…

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PET WELLNESS DAY, APRIL 29

Hello Clarkston and neigbouring residents, it’s PET WELLNESS DAY this Saturday April, 29th from 10am to 2pm. Don’t miss out on this free service.

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Voucher Distribution Sites

2017 Youth Summer Voucher Program, sponsored by DeKalb County Community Development Department Voucher Distribution Locations and Times In order for a family to receive a Youth Summer Voucher for their child, they must come to the distribution location with their driver’s license or other proof of DeKalb County residency, original income eligibility documentation and (2)…

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STEAM-Plus Summer Camp

Clarkston STEAM-Plus Summer Camp Registrations for Clarkston STEAM-Plus summer camp is now open at the Community Center, please come and secure a slot for your child as soon as possible. The Clarkston STEAM-Plus Summer Camp, STEAM standing for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math will be open for children age 6-14. The dates for camp…

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Community Yard Sale, April 29

Community Yard Sale, Saturday, April 29 Your support is a gift of joy and happiness to a household!  In preparation for our Community Yard Sale, we are collecting furniture, artwork, collectibles, kitchen, appliances, bikes and other household items to add to our yard sale inventory. Please donate to support the families in and within the community…

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International Craft Museum Exhibition

International Craft Museum Exhibition On display now until March 31st at the Colquitt Center for Arts in Moultrie, Ga. The World Craft Council of North America (UNESCO affiliate) and the Clarkston Community Center curated an art exhibition at the Colquitt Center for Arts showcasing a collection of traditional art work from around the globe. As…

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Autumn Yard Sale, Nov 5 -2016

Clarkston Autumn Yard Sale, Saturday, Nov. 5 Clear that space you have always wanted to! In preparation for our Autumn Yard Sale, we are collecting furniture, artwork, collectibles, kitchen, appliances, bikes and other household items to add to our yard sale inventory. Please don’t hesitate to donate those items occupying space in the house to support…

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World Refugee Day Celebration and ServiceJuris

06/18/16: World Refugee Celebration and ServiceJuris From 10 am to 2 pm, we celebrated Georgia World Refugee Day with Soccer in the Streets on our beautiful soccer field. The event attracted support from all over the community and resulted in a great turn out. Additionally, we had the amazing support of the ServiceJuris team. They helped…

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Digital Inclusion Graduation

06/25/16: Clarkston Digital Inclusion Program Graduation Congratulations to the 15 graduates of the Clarkston Digital Inclusion Program! After the 4 month course, these adults are now better equipped to tackle the technology of today. The course covered topics ranging from computer basics and email creation to computer ethics and internet security. We are so proud…

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2016 Art at the center summer-camp celebration

07/28/16: Conclusion of the Art at the Center summer camp Thursday marked the last day of the Art at The Center summer camp! During the final session, the kids had an eventful three weeks of painting landscape portraits, constructing rockets, acting in short movies, learning about different kinds of flora, and much more. Our concluding…

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Seniors on the Go!

Seniors on the Go! The Clarkston Community Center hosted our first Senior Programs Showcase on Thursday, Aug. 18 from 10 a.m. – noon.  Seniors on the Go was a free event for adults age 55 and above to learn about the variety of programs, classes, workshops and social events available to older adults at the Clarkston…

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Donate to support a Refugee family with English Classes

Help refugees support their families, simply by sponsoring a student for classes to learn how to speak and read in English CLICK HERE TO DONATE Just follow this link above for a simple and safe way to donate and help a refugee help themselves and their families. You will change a refugee’s life by your…

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Start:Me Accelerator

Start:ME Clarkston Start:ME is a free, intensive 14-week business accelerator for small businesses (businesses with 1-4 employees) that provides the business training, mentorship support and loan fund capital needed to develop their businesses.  The program is delivered by Emory University’s Goizueta Business School in partnership with Friends of Refugees, Clarkston Community Center, and Partnership for Community…

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06/18/16: World Refugee Celebration and ServiceJuris

From 10 am to 2 pm, we celebrated Georgia World Refugee Day with Soccer in the Streets on our beautiful soccer field. The event attracted support from all over the community and resulted in a great turn out. Additionally, we had the amazing support of the ServiceJuris team. They helped us renovate the center by repainting…

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Network Atlanta

You need an affordable computer!! Network Atlanta refurbishes donated computers, installs Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Security Essentials Antivirus. We are a Microsoft Registered Refurbisher. Desktop PCs at $150, Laptops ranging from $180 and $200. Computers available at CCC, 3701 College Ave, Clarkston, GA 30021. Network Atlanta also provides computer literacy training at CCC…

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