Upcoming event: Policy & Practice lecture series discusses infant mental health in the child welfare system

On March 6, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) will host Dr. Brenda Jones Harden for her lecture “Infant Mental Health: Meeting the Needs of Infants and Toddlers in the Child Welfare System” as part of its Policy &… Read more [More...]

Upcoming event: Policy & Practice lecture series presents “Communicating Respectfully with People who have Disabilities”

On February 25, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) will host Ann Trudgeon and Helen Kutz for their talk “Communicating Respectfully with People who have Disabilities” as part of its Policy & Practice lecture series. Trudgeon and Kutz will… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: Policy & Practice lecture discusses dual status youth on January 28

On January 28, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) welcomes John Tuell, Executive Director of the Robert F. Kennedy (RFK) National Resource Center for Juvenile Justice, for his lecture “Dual Status Youth and their Families: Altering the Human and… Read more [More...]

Join us for the State Budget Summit

OK Policy is pleased to host our first State Budget Summit Thursday, January 16th at the Oklahoma History Center. You can click here to register for the event. With the theme of “Navigating the Perilous Fiscal Waters”, the summit will… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: Policy & Practice lecture addresses child welfare reform on December 10

On December 10, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) will host Deborah G. Smith of OKDHS’s Child Welfare Services for her lecture “Child Welfare Services: Pinnacle Plan Implementation” as part of its Policy & Practice lecture series. The Pinnacle… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: Inequality For All showing at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art

The United States has by far the most unequal distribution of income out of all developed countries. The top 1 percent of earners holds more than 35 percent of the nation’s overall wealth, while the bottom 50 percent controls just… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: Invisible Eve at Tulsa’s 108 Contemporary

On Friday, November 1st, Tulsa’s 108 Contemporary, located at 108 East Brady Street, will premiere an exhibition of portraits by Yousef Khanfar from his book “Invisible Eve: Incarcerated Women of Oklahoma”. An opening reception for the event will take place… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Events: Scholars Strategy Network sponors local development forum and writing workshop

The Oklahoma chapter of the Scholars Strategy Network is excited to be co-sponsoring two upcoming events. On Wednesday, November 13th, Oklahoma SSN and the OU Economics Club will host a public forum, “Nurturing Local Economic Growth: What can we learn… Read more [More...]

Join us for ‘Inequality For All’ screening and discussion

The United States has by far the most unequal distribution of income out of all developed countries. The top 1 percent of earners holds more than 35 percent of the nation’s overall wealth, while the bottom 50 percent controls just… Read more [More...]

Upcoming event: Policy & Practice lecture discusses domestic violence on October 29

On October 29, the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) will host Jacqueline Steyn, Chief Programs and Compliance Officer of YWCA Oklahoma City, to deliver “Domestic Violence: The Hidden Epidemic” as part of its Practice and Policy Lecture Series. Ms.… Read more [More...]