Latest News & Events

World Refugee Day Celebration 2024

May 22, 2024

The Clarkston Community Center is proud to host this year’s World Refugee Day celebration. Recognized by the United Nations on June 20th, World Refugee Day is an annual event where the Coalition of Refugee Service Agencies, in collaboration with community organizations worldwide, gathers to honor this significant day. We cordially invite you to join us…

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Bingo Night!

April 10, 2024

Join us at the City of Clarkston and Clarkston Community Center for a thrilling bingo night! Come and enjoy the excitement while also discovering the incredible businesses our city has to offer. This event is completely free and open to everyone. We can’t wait to see you all there! Address: 3701 College Ave, Clarkston GA…

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Roots for Tomorrow

April 10, 2024

Attention Clarkston Residents! Don’t miss out on this fantastic event! The “Roots for Tomorrow” initiative by the City of Clarkston is hosting a tree giveaway event where residents can claim a free tree sapling (one per household). This is an excellent opportunity to engage with your community, contribute to local green spaces, and promote environmental…

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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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Learn English at CCC

Learn English using online tools Practice speaking in English Discover excellent online learning resources Wednesdays, 7-9pm New classes begin on January 6th. Contact Tom Carr 404-237-6968 for more information  

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Become a Friend of CCC!

Become a Friend of Clarkston Community Center (CCC) and partner with CCC in its mission to provide art, education, recreation and community building to Clarkston and Greater DeKalb County residents, both long-time Americans and newly-arriving refugees. Grants are great but donors are delightful! Your donation provides the CCC unrestricted funds with which do the great…

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