Upcoming Event: Practice & Policy lecture series discusses early childhood education

On November 5, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) will host Dr. Naneida Lazarte for her lecture “Oklahoma School Readiness Reach-By-Risk Report 2015: Understanding Access to Quality Early Childhood Programs in the Context of Risk for Starting School Unprepared”… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: Oklahoma Food Security Summit, October 30

On October 30, 2015, the Oklahoma Food Security Summit will convene at Tulsa Community College’s Northeast Campus (3727 E. Apache Street, Tulsa, OK 74115). From 8:30am to 5:30pm, national, state, tribal, and local food policy experts and community members will… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: Policy & Practice lecture series discusses the future of children in DHS care

On September 22, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) will host Mr. Brandon Crawford, MA and Dr. Zohre Salehezadeh, Ph.D. for their lecture “Children in DHS Care: What the Future Holds for Them” as part of the Policy &… Read more [More...]

Upcoming event: Join us for the Fall Policy Institute!

Do you want a better understanding of the issues and challenges facing Oklahoma and how you can have a greater impact on policy decisions? If so, you’ll want to attend the 1st OK Policy Fall Policy Boot Camp (FallPol) on… Read more [More...]

Upcoming event: Zarrow Mental Health Symposium

Mental Health Association Oklahoma will host the 21st annual Zarrow Mental Health Symposium September 17 – 18, 2015 at the Cox Business Center in Tulsa (100 Civic Center, Tulsa, OK 74103). This year’s theme is “Integrating Healthcare: Treating Mind, Body,… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: Oklahoma Watch forum on low-income neighborhoods

Nonprofit news organization Oklahoma Watch and the University of Oklahoma’s Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication will host a public forum about challenges in low-income neighborhoods in south Oklahoma City. The event is Thursday, April 16, 6-7 p.m. at… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: “Inequality – Should We Blame the Market?” with Dean Baker

The University of Tulsa will host economist Dean Baker for the Lectureship in Politics and Law on Thursday, April 9th, at 7:00 p.m. Dean Baker is Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC. The lecture,… Read more [More...]

Who Pays More? A Town Hall Forum on Predatory Lending in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Assets Network (OAN) is pleased to invite you to save the date for a town hall forum on predatory lending. This event is free and open to the public. The forum will feature remarks from Dr. Haydar Kurban, the… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: State Budget Summit featuring E.J. Dionne

Although Oklahoma is now several years removed from the worst of the fiscal crisis that accompanied the Great Recession, the gap between the cost of providing basic public services and the revenues we collect to pay for them seems to… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: Lecture shares stories of providing services to the homeless

On Dec. 11, the state Department of Human Services will host Tim Knapp for his talk, “Services to the Homeless,” as part of its Practice & Policy lecture series. As the director of career training and education at The Bowery… Read more [More...]