A new Child Trends report finds that 45 percent of children in the United States have experienced at least one adverse childhood experience, with economic hardship and parental divorce or separation the most common nationally and in almost every state.… Read More
Last week’s “Child Advocacy 360: Creating an outdoor voice for children” conference was wildly successful, and you are to thank! We could not have been more pleased to see so many supportive advocates eager to be voices for Oklahoma’s children. This… Read More
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
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
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.
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