Upcoming Event: ‘Closing the gap’ & Alliance for Economic Inclusion

The Alliance for Economic Inclusion for Northeastern Oklahoma (“NEOK AEI”) will host their quarterly meeting this Thursday, December 4th. Kate Richey, who works for Oklahoma Policy Institute as project coordinator for Oklahoma Assets Network will present her research, ‘Closing the… Read more [More...]

“The 2014 Elections and the Future of Health Reform” Dr. Lawrence R. Jacobs, Director of the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance in the Hubert H. Humphrey School at the University of Minnesota

Oklahoma Scholars Strategy Network & Oklahoma Policy Institute invite you to hear Dr. Lawrence R. Jacobs, Director of the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance in the Hubert H. Humphrey School at the University of Minnesota on Monday,… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: The 2014 Elections and the Future of Health Reform

On Monday November 10th, Dr. Lawrence R. Jacobs, one of America’s foremost experts on health care policy, will give a lunchtime talk titled, “The 2014 Elections and the Future of Health Reform.” The talk, co-hosted by Oklahoma Policy Institute and… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: Policy & Practice lecture series discusses mental illness and prison

On August 26th, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) will host Mr. Harry Dlugacz, MSW, JD, for his lecture, “The Offender with Mental Disabilities: Critical Issues in Correctional Mental Health and Planning for Successful Reentry” as part of its… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: The Legacy of Gov. Henry Bellmon

Oklahoma Policy Institute will honor Governor Henry Bellmon with the 2014 Good Sense/Good Cents Award, followed by a panel discussion on the Bellmon legacy, on Monday August 4th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm at the Lorton Performance Center on the… Read more [More...]

Community meetings in OKC and Tulsa will look at extending foster care to age 21

Young people who age out of foster care face significant challenges transitioning to adulthood on their own. More than 40 percent of young adults who leave foster care become homeless or are in an unstable living situation at least once… Read more [More...]

More than 50 Oklahoma musicians release song to raise awareness of Affordable Care Act

On June 4 in Tulsa and June 5 in Oklahoma City, the Red Dirt Rangers are hosting a release party for a single and music video produced by more than fifty Oklahoma musicians. The new song, “Stand (Let Your Voices… Read more [More...]

Upcoming event: David Blatt debates health care reform and Medicaid expansion

On May 1st, supporters and opponents of expanding Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act will participate in a debate sponsored by the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs. Speakers will include: David Blatt, Executive Director of OK Policy. Blatt is… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: Prof. Nick Carnes on “Who’s Keeping Working-Class Americans Out of Office?” at OU

On April 17, the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center at the University of Oklahoma will host Professor Nicholas Carnes for a free public lecture titled, “Who’s Keeping Working-Class Americans Out of Office? Political Gatekeepers and the Unequal Makeup… Read more [More...]

Upcoming event: Policy & Practice lecture series on best practices for adverse childhood experiences

On April 8, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) will host Dr. Julie Miller-Cribbs for her lecture, “Adverse Childhood Experiences: Responsive Practices in Service Delivery Across Multiple Domains” as part of its Policy & Practice lecture series. Dr. Miller-Cribbs… Read more [More...]