First Date by Michael Clark

I gained a humble dose of wisdom after one of the first dates I went on when I got home. I had been on a few prior to this, but this woman, who I will call Cara (not her real name), was different. We had met during a New Year’s Eve party and had hit…

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Welcome Dominique Harris!

We would like to welcome Dominique Harris to the CGA Team! Dominique has joined us as the Alumni Outreach Coordinator.  As the AOC, Dominique will help advance the mission of the See Us Differently Campaign through various events throughout the year. This program is in support of a Georgia Humanities grant awarded to CGA in…

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Clemente Course: Literature, Women and Myth – Whitworth Women’s Facility, Winter 2022

Clemente Course: Literature Common Good Atlanta, Clemente Course Whitworth Women’s Facility, Winter 2022 Instructor: Amy Bonnaffons amycbon@gmail.com   Women and Myth Image: Cecilia Bonilla   Course Description This course will engage with myths written by and about women, from various cultures, from ancient history to the present.  The authors of our texts—most of whom identify…

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Pain in our Stories by Michael Clark

I was reminded of a bit of wisdom I gained in prison recently. I had a friend going through rough times, and he started venting some of his frustrations and concerns to me. After a minute, he stopped and laughed, then said, “You know, Mike, I almost forgot you were in prison. Here I am…

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