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Clarkston Culture Fest October 5th, 2024

February 22, 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

October 27, 2023

#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

October 6, 2023

#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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Donating to the Clarkston Cares Food Pantry

Prior to our event, if you would like to donate food items, PPE, and/or baby-care items that are in good condition, please contact us today! These items can dropped off at our center between the hours of 10am-5pm.  Clarkston Community Center | 3701 College Avenue Clarkston, GA 30021 |404-508-1050 | www.clarkstoncommunitycenter.org

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Clarkston Cares Food Pantry Distribution

This Saturday please come and join us for our monthly Clarkston Cares Food Pantry Distribution! We will be providing families with non-perishable food items, PPE, and baby-care items.   We’ll see you there! Address: Clarkston Community Center 3701 College Avenue Clarkston, GA 30021 Date: 03/05/22 (Saturday) Time: 9:30am to 11:30am

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DeKalb Unknown – Final Episodes

We have an awesome lineup for all of our viewers of our Black History Month video series, DeKalb Unknown. Recently we’ve had both news reporter, Amber Worthy and world-renowned drummer, JFly The Flytrap. They’ve both been able to dive deep into one’s passion and how to use that enlightenment to help others. Upcoming interviews in…

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CCC’s DeKalb Unknown – Second Episode Live

DeKalb Unknown | For today’s episode, we have producer, philanthropist and drummer, Jorel “JFly” Flynn. We examine the ins and outs of having a career that is outside of the box and unconventional. Watch today as we discuss the importance of music and how supporting ones dreams can help our youth flourish! Connect w/ JFly:…

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DeKalb County Rental Assistance & Apply for Benefits

Dekalb County Rental Assistance Program (Must Reside in DeKalb County). Look at flyer for required documents. Provided through partnership through Amani Women Center & DeKalb County. For more information, please call 1 (800) 804-4918 or (770) 255-0539. —————————————————————- Eligible households also have the opportunity to apply to LIHEAP, SNAP, CAPS, WIC, TANF & MEDICAID. Please…

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CCC’s DeKalb Unknown – a Black History Month Celebration

To kick off our Black History Month video series, DeKalb Unknown, we are speaking with Ms. Amber Worthy who’s a talented News Reporter and former graduate of the second graduating class of DeKalb Early College Academy! Watch as we dive into the ins and outs of journalism, Ms. Worthy’s experience with tough times and being…

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Clarkston Cares Food Pantry

This Saturday (February 5, 2022) we will be hosting another food pantry distribution! We will be providing families with non-perishable food items, baby care items (i.e. diapers and wipes) and PPE.   Address: Clarkston Community Center 3701 College Avenue Clarkston, GA 30021 Date & Time: February 5, 2022 | 9:30am to 11:30am

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First Food Distribution of 2022

This Saturday we will be hosting our first pantry distribution of the year. It’ll be a drive-thru distribution; please make sure to bring your Driver’s License. Location: Clarkston Community Center 3701 College Avenue Clarkston, GA 30021 Date & Time: January 15, 2022 — 9:30am to 11:30am If you are interested in volunteering, please click the…

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A Big Thank You!

Thank you so much to everyone that has donated a coat to our Coat/Jacket Drive! A special thank you to the Xi Xi Zeta Chapter of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. for hosting a Coat Drive in our honor and donating these items to us for families in the community. This Saturday from 9:30am…

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Welcoming Afghan Allies: Zoom Call

When Afghanistan fell to the Taliban earlier this year, the U.S. evacuated thousands of Afghan allies who had supported the American mission and whose lives were in danger. Between September 2021 and March 2022, Georgia will open its doors to 1,500 Afghans in need of safety and a new beginning. Join us this Thursday and…

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Clarkston Cares Food Pantry Distribution

On this Saturday (December 18, 2021), we will be having our last Clarkston Cares Food Pantry Distribution of 2021! #assurancewireless will be providing eligible families with FREE smartphones while @soccerstreets is partnering with us to provide toys to families. We will also be providing families some great coats and jackets for ALL ages! Address: Clarkston…

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#GivingTuesday It’s been a tough couple of years. Right!? If you’re like us, you’re still rediscovering how to do your best amidst the worst conditions. For over 27 years, the Clarkston Community Center has been a vital resource to the community of Clarkston and DeKalb County and Atlanta area residents in times of change. Here,…

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CCC Coat/Jacket Drive

This fall season we are hosting a Coat/Jacket Drive to collect puff jackets, trench coats, windbreakers, and every other type of coat or jacket for all ages. We will be accepting these items until November 30th. PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT DONATED ITEMS ARE CLEAN AND IN GOOD CONDITION. Our drop-off location is listed below: Clarkston…

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CCC Holiday Season Food Pantry Drive

For the 2021 holiday season, the Clarkston Cares Food Pantry is looking to collect over 200 cans of non-perishable food items in order to provide them to families that participate in our monthly food pantry distribution. By clicking the link below, you have the opportunity of providing useful food items to families in need this…

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Hands On ATL – Volunteer w/ the Clarkston Cares Food Pantry

Volunteerism connects people and reinforces community! To volunteer with the Clarkston Cares Food Pantry and to see upcoming volunteer opportunities, please visit the Hands on ATL website: https://volunteer.handsonatlanta.org/search

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Clarkston Cares Food Pantry Distribution

This Saturday we will be hosting our monthly Clarkston Cares Food Pantry Distribution in our parking lot. We will be providing families with non-perishable food items, baby care items (i.e. diapers), bikes and laptops (for families with youth). The bikes and laptops that will be distributed are on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED basis. DATE…

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National Voter Registration Day!

In partnership with Women Watch Afrika & New American Pathways, we will be celebrating National Voter Registration Day here in Clarkston! On September 28th, you will be able to come register to vote and learn more about local elections happening on November 2nd. There will also be food, giveaways, music and other community services!  …

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CCC ESL & U.S. Citizenship Class Registration

Registration for our Free ESL Classes is now open! These classes are brought to you through our partnership with the DeKalb County Public Library. These classes are open to adults and seniors alike. Important Start Dates: Tuesday, September 7th: 9am – 12pm (Virtual Beginner English Class) Tuesday, September 7th: 9am – 12pm (Virtual Intermediate English Class) Thursday, September 9th:…

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Clarkston Cares Food Pantry Distribution

This Saturday we are having another food pantry distribution! We will be providing families with non-perishable food items & baby-care supplies (diapers and wipes). Spread the word to families in need and individuals experiencing food insecurity. We are happy to serve them! Date & Time: August 21, 2021 9:30am –  11:30am Location: Clarkston Community Center 3701 College…

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Clarkston Health Fair

We are excited to be apart of the Clarkston Health Fair this Saturday from 10am to 2pm. As apart of this event, we will be providing students with school supplies, registering DeKalb County students for our CCC After-School Quiet Zones. 2.0 program and adults & seniors for our ESL classes. Make sure to wear a mask and…

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