How a Federal Shutdown Impacts Kids and Families

On Monday, we saw the US Senate pass legislation to keep the federal government running for three more weeks. If passed by both bodies and signed by President Trump, the agreement would extend funding and allow further negotiations on issues… Read More

Inter-tribal Task Force Tackles Policy Solutions

  On December 14th, the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) hosted its first Indian Child Welfare Task Force meeting.  This gathering brought together inter-tribal and state agencies with a focus on respecting the government-to-government relationship the State of Oklahoma… Read More

La Fuerza de Tarea Inter-tribal se enfrenta a las Soluciones de Políticas

El 14 de diciembre, el Instituto de Defensa del Niño de Oklahoma (OICA) organizó su primera reunión del Grupo de Trabajo de Bienestar Infantil Indio. Esta reunión reunió agencias inter-tribales y estatales con un enfoque en respetar la relación de… Read More