The Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy takes the role of championing causes for kids very seriously. OICA has worked at the state capitol and around Oklahoma for 34 years to see better opportunities, primarily for at-risk kids. While we will… Read More
I had the pleasure recently of serving on a panel with Rep. George Young, D-Oklahoma City. Our topic was how Oklahoma got in the shape it’s in, regarding the youngest Oklahomans – our children — and their future. The… Read More
I look forward to the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month each year as a time to celebrate our freedoms and thank those who served in our military. This year, I had the great pleasure of… Read More
Office of Juvenile Affairs Director Steve Buck addresses the KIDS COUNT Conference participants This past week, the OK KIDS COUNT Conference saw more than 250 advocates come together to discuss issues impacting the children of Oklahoma. We were fortunate… Read More
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Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy 2016 Legislative Session Highlights For Children, Youth and Families FOSTER CARE The Department of Human Services Pinnacle Plan: The FY 2017 budget includes SB 694, which requires the Department of Human Services to appropriate funds to… Read More
First relationships matter. It is the first way be begin to understand our world. It is how we learn safety and regulation. It is the way we survive in the world. The importance of early experiences cannot be overlooked, and… Read More