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.
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
Today, the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy is proud to partner with the Annie E. Casey Foundation to release the 2013 KIDS COUNT Data Book, which measures the well-being of our nation’s children and profiles Oklahoma’s ranking on a series… Read More
Today, the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy is proud to release our latest Kids Count Issue Brief on Oklahoma’s Changing Demographics: A Catalyst for a Pro-Growth Oklahoma. The purpose of the issue brief is to provide a picture of… Read More
The Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy’s advocacy efforts are rooted in research about what’s best for Oklahoma’s children and Oklahoma’s future. It’s data-driven because we know numbers matter, but numbers without stories don’t often move people to action. So over… Read More