When we started our KIDS COUNT Power Lunch series, we knew there were wonderful child advocates doing great things for families across Oklahoma, and our visit to McAlester last week really solidified that belief. The event provided insightful discussion among… Read More
Every seat was filled and then some at our most recent KIDS COUNT Power Lunch in Tulsa. What’s more, numerous organizations with lengthy histories of wonderful work in our state were represented. The event was held in the Youth Activity… Read More
We were so pleased with the turnout at the Weatherford KIDS COUNT Power Lunch this past Wednesday. And the Community Conversation Panel… they were GREAT! Before we began the Community Conversation Panel, Susan Boehrer from the Oklahoma Federation of Families… Read More
You may have heard how excited we are about the KIDS COUNT Power Lunch. That’s because we really are excited. From 12:00pm – 1:30pm, on Wednesday, September 4 at the Pioneer Center in Weatherford; we will be hosting our… Read More
The Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy will be visiting a different city each Wednesday in September, sharing a lunch with attendees along with an update on the status of Oklahoma’s children with tips and tools to help Oklahomans #BeAVoice each day on their behalf.
The Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy will be visiting a different city each Wednesday in September. Each KIDS COUNT Power Lunch will feature an expert panel who will share their insight and advice with those who are ready to become child advocates. Attendees will be updated on the status of Oklahoma’s children and receive tips and a tool kit to help #BeAVoice each day on behalf of children.
We are excited to announce Terry Smith has been named the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA). The hiring of Smith ends a lengthy search for a new leader for the… Read More
Okla. Congress Fails to Support Insure Oklahoma Health Program Lawmakers ended the session without acting on Fallin’s request to approve a measure that would provide health insurance for nearly 9,000 low-income Oklahomans who are set to lose their… Read More
Foster Care Support Measure Signed by Governor A measure focused on helping Oklahoma foster care families was signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin. House Bill 1919, authored by House Speaker T.W. Shannon and Senator A.J. Griffin, provides a tax… Read More
Oklahoma DHS Receives Pinnacle Plan Funding We are excited to announce the Oklahoma Department of Human Services received necessary funding to carry out the Pinnacle Plan. As many of you know, the Pinnacle Plan was a part of the… Read More