OICA Official Press Releases

2015

June 17, 2015 // Laura Choate Resilience Award Nominations 2015

May 14, 2015 // Choices Teen Pregnancy Prevention Event Press Release

2014

July 22, 2014 // Annual KIDS COUNT report shows decline in child well-being for Oklahoma children

2013

July 8, 2013 // Oklahoma Institute For Child Advocacy Names Terry Smith New CEO

June 24, 2013 // Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy Releases 2013 KIDS COUNT Data

March 8, 2013 // OICA Releases new report on Oklahoma’s Changing Demographics

October 1, 2012 // OICA to host advocacy forum on tax policy at Oklahoma’s Future: Your Voice Matters event

July 25, 2012 // Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy Releases 2012 KIDS COUNT Data

2012
October 1, 2012 // OICA to host advocacy forum on tax policy at Oklahoma’s Future: Your Voice Matters event

July 25, 2012 // Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy Releases 2012 KIDS COUNT Data

August 18, 2012 // KFOR Channel 4 News “F” is for Fat- Oklahoma’s Obesity Epidemic

July 25, 2012 // The Oklahoman Executive Director Linda Terrell says the 2012 KIDS COUNT Data Book findings for Oklahoma show that “we must improve”

July 25, 2012 // KTOK Radio Policy Director Amber England says the percentage of Oklahoma children living in poverty  shown in the 2012 KIDS COUNT Data Book is “alarming”

July 3, 2012 // Oklahoma Gazette Executive Director Linda Terrell discusses changes within DHS threatening progress

June 29, 2012 // KTUL Tulsa’s Channel 8 Executive Director Linda Terrell shares her reaction about the Supreme Court decision to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)

May 23, 2012 // Norman Transcript Executive Director Linda Terrell writes editorial about bold reform needed in DHS

May 15, 2012 // News9 Policy Director Amber England fights for OKDHS reform to better protect children in foster care despite DHS pushback and misinformation campaign

April 18, 2012 // Oklahoma Gazette “Not child’s play” Policy Director Amber England explains how moves to eliminate the state personal income tax include scrapping the child care tax credit

April 3, 2012 // KFOR News Channel 4 The high cost of child abuse

April 3, 2012 // KOCO News Channel 5 Serenity Deal’s family wants changes to DHS system / OICA calls for “bold and wise investments” to change the broken child welfare system

 

OICA in the News

2016

March 29, 2016 // News on 6 8 Year Old Appointed First Kid Governor by Sunbeam Family Services and OICA

March 18, 2016 // NewsOK Point of View: Juveniles, Oklahoma would benefit from legislative proposal

2014

July 6, 2014 // The Oklahoma Gazette Prevention key to combating teen pregnancy

July 22, 2014 // The Oklahoman Report ranks Oklahoma 39th in well-being of its children

July 22, 2014 // Tulsa World Oklahoma falls in rankings on overall child well-being

July 22, 2014 // KOKH Fox 25 VIDEO: Report shows drop in Oklahoma’s child well-being ranking

July 22, 2014 // KOKH Fox 25 Kids Count: A quarter of Oklahoma children live in poverty

July 22, 2014 // News on 6 Report: Oklahoma falls in ranking in well-being of its children

July 22, 2014 // Enid News and Eagle Study: 1 in 4 Oklahoma kids live in poverty

July 22, 2014 // KTUL Number of Oklahoma children living in poverty doubles

July 22, 2014 // News 9 Report: Oklahoma falls in ranking in well-being of its children

July 22, 2014 // KRMG Oklahoma dropped three spots in rankings for overall child well-being

April 8, 2014 // Cherokee Phoenix Oklahoma Native kids only racial group to exceed national averages

April 1, 2014 // The Oklahoman Minority children still at a disadvantage, study finds

April 1, 2014 // Tulsa World Reports says Oklahoma kids lag behind national averages for racial groups except Native Indians

March 22, 2014 // Tulsa World Juvenile Justice System Improvements Needed, Panel Members Say

March 14, 2014 // Tulsa World Youth Services of Tulsa to Host Meeting on Improving Juvenile Justice

February 9, 2014 // Muskogee Phoenix County teen births high

February 4, 2014 // The Oklahoman Oklahoma teen birthrate is one of the highest in U.S.

January 31, 2014 // Tulsa World Oklahoma second-highest among states in teen birth rate

2013

September 10, 2013 // Grandlake News Oklahoma’s Children

July 9, 2013 // The Norman Transcript Child Advocacy Institute names new CEO

June 26, 2013 // Oklahoma Gazette The growth of children living in poverty impacts childs well-being, says OICA Interim Executive Doug Gibson

June 25, 2013 // Tulsa World State’s child well-being gains painfully slow

June 24, 2013 // KGOU Survey Shows Oklahoma Children’s Well-Being Improves

June 24, 2013 // KTLU Well-being for Oklahoma Kids Improves Slightly

June 24, 2013 // News on 6 OICA Interim Executive Director Doug Gibson says Oklahoma finally moving up from the bottom

June 24, 2013 // Enid News Child Advocate organization speaks on well-being of Kids

June 16, 2013 // KRMG Sesame Street unveils muppet with parent in jail

April 18, 2013 // NEWSOK Oklahoma woman recalls horrors of child welfare system at 30th anniversary of Institute for Child Advocacy