This is a newsmagazine featuring the key stories of the day that are relevant to you.  It’s a community forum for and about metro Atlanta. Host Rose Scott knows the ins and outs of covering news important around Atlanta.

She’ll lead discussions on the issues that impact where we live. WABE’s news team is going into metro Atlanta neighborhoods to provide context, storytelling and a sense of place. You’ll hear not only from the biggest newsmakers, but also from folks who don’t often get a voice.

“Closer Look” features a mix of local national and international stories and interviews. It’s an interactive space to share ideas and dig deeper into issues. It’s not just about Atlanta; it’s a program for Atlanta.

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The Urban League of Greater Atlanta To Host A Youth Job Fair; SPLC CEO Discusses Plans For New Regional Headquarters

The Urban League of Greater Atlanta and the At Promise Center are partnering together to host a youth job fair. Ebony White, the program manager and youth and young adult services at the Urban League of Greater Atlanta, talks more about the job fair and the state of unemployment amid the pandemic.

Plus, Southern Poverty Law Center CEO Margaret Huang discusses taking on her new role amid the pandemic and plans to build a new regional, community-focused headquarters in Atlanta.  

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