2022 Child Advocacy Chili Cookoff – Rescheduled to March 28

Oklahoma State Capitol 2300 N Lincoln Blvd, Oklahoma City

This annual event is our signature event to recognize the work of our legislative and legal partners across the state. Chili chefs of this event get the opportunity to show off their chili-making skills. General attendees get to stop by and try some truly outstanding creations. We will be at the south end of the […]

Advocacy Day 2023

Oklahoma State Capitol 2300 N Lincoln Blvd, Oklahoma City

Join the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy and the Coalition of Advocates for a morning at the Capitol talking with legislators about important legislation affecting children and families in Oklahoma. Register here to attend! Date & Time Thursday, May 4, 2023 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Location Oklahoma State Capitol, Room 4S3 2300 N Lincoln […]


7th Annual Heroes Ball

Western Heritage Museum 1700 NE 63rd, Oklahoma City

This is OICA’s premier annual event to recognize seven “Heroes for Children,” exemplary advocates for their work on behalf of Oklahoma’s youth. It is our most visible event, with press coverage and hundreds of engaged guests, from civic and political leaders to child advocates, to business leaders involved in their communities. This will be a […]


Kid Governor Reception with Former Oklahoma Governors

Will Rogers Theater 4322 N Western Ave, Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy's Annual Reception for Oklahoma's Kid Governor Program Co-Hosted by​ Governor George and Donna Nigh Governor David and Rhonda Walters Governor Frank and Cathy Keating Governor Brad and Kim Henry Governor Mary Fallin Christensen and Wade Christensen   Help us bring this program to more than 2,000 fifth-grade students in 2023! […]


2023 Fall Forum

Oklahoma State Capitol 2300 N Lincoln Blvd, Oklahoma City

This four-day event is where we gather partners from all over the state to discuss the 2024 legislative agenda and advocacy priorities. Fall Forum will be held virtually on Friday, November 3rd and in-person at the Oklahoma State Capitol Wednesday, November 8th through Friday, November 10th. Fall Forum 2023 Breaking the Cycle: Strategies for Prevention and Care […]