2022 Legislative Learning Lab

Virtual Online, OK

In 2021 we introduced an additional opportunity for advocates to get an in-depth look at the legislative process. This is the training that most legislators should get but often don’t receive. We had overwhelmingly positive feedback from this event, and this will continue to be our bigger and better legislative learning opportunity for supporters of […]


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 […]

2023 Chili Cook-Off and Advocacy Day

Oklahoma State Capitol 2300 N Lincoln Blvd, Oklahoma City

Vote for your favorite chili entry here! The 2023 Annual Chili Cookoff and Advocacy Day is just around the corner on Tuesday, March 21. The cookoff highlights the community’s support of child advocacy efforts and gives advocates a base from which to visit their lawmakers for Advocacy Day. We will be set up at the […]

40th Anniversary Celebration and Policy Luncheon

Hard Rock Casino and Hotel 777 W Cherokee St, Catoosa

2023 is OICA’s 40th Anniversary, and it will be celebrated with our premier Tulsa event. OICA’s rich history is highlighted, and attendees will hear from Oklahoma’s new Kid Governor® and learn more about OICA’s advocacy work at the Capitol and across the state is highlighted. Attendees will hear updates about current issues facing Oklahoma’s kids, […]


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 […]


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 […]