Do Kids Count in Oklahoma?

Today begins the national “Celebrate the Baby Week” campaign which aims to place a focus on important policy, community and family issues within our state. With this week focusing on keeping early childhood development in mind, it is a perfect time to stop and think about one important question: Do kids count in Oklahoma? Data shows us that Oklahoma is lagging behind in early childhood development.

Our Last Stop in Lawton

We made our last stop of the KIDS COUNT Power Lunch Tour in Lawton this past Wednesday. The turnout was great and the Community Conversation was once again enlightening and compelling. As with most endings, this one was bittersweet. This… Read More

Another Great KIDS COUNT Power Lunch

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

First KIDS COUNT Power Lunch was a SUCCESS!

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

KIDS COUNT Power Lunch – coming to a city near you!

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.