Upcoming Event: 'Why The Institutions Died' Practice & Policy Lecture – February 23

The Office of Planning, Research, and Statistics of the Oklahoma Department of Public Services and the University of Oklahoma Center for Public Management will host the former director of Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Services, Ed Skarnulis, on February 23rd, 2011 as… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: Annual Day at the Legislature – February 14

The Oklahoma Conference of Churches is hosting its 28th Annual Day at the Legislature on Monday, February 14, 2011. Under the theme “Feed My Sheep”, the event will focus on poverty and education issues. Keynote speakers will be Oklahoma State… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: Medicaid Director on "The Economics of Health Care Reform"

Michael Fogarty, Chief Executive Office of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority, will be speaking on “The Economics of Health Care Reform” at noon on Thursday, January 20, 2011 at the Oklahoma History Center. The talk is the first spring lecture… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: Dean Baker in Tulsa, January 9th

Oklahoma Policy Institute is delighted to be hosting economist Dean Baker for a talk titled, “The Great Recession: How We Got In and How We Get Out” at the Dilly Deli restaurant in Tulsa, January 9th, 2011. The event will… Read more [More...]

Upcoming event: Brookings Institute fellow to discuss poverty & opportunity

On Monday, December 6th, Ron Haskins of the Brookings Institute will be giving a lecture titled, “Creating an Opportunity Society” as part of the Policy and Practice Lecture series organized by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services and University of… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: 2011 economic forecasts to be released at Oklahoma Economic Outlook Conference

The OSU Center for Applied Economic Research in the Spears School of Business is hosting the Oklahoma Economic Outlook Conference from 8:30 AM to noon on December 7th at the MetroTech Springlake Campus in Oklahoma City. The conference features the… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: Financial education conference focuses on diversity in practice

The 2010 Financial Education in Oklahoma conference will focus on the challenges of providing financial education to populations of diverse ethnicity, age and gender at a time of growing financial pressures. The conference, hosted by the Oklahoma City branch of… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Events: Dr. Gerald Clancy explores benefits of early childhood education

The first event in the Oklahoma Department of Human Service’s fall Practice and Policy lecture series will be held Thursday, October 7th from Noon to 1 pm at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City. Dr. Gerald Clancy, President of… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: Fall Forum for child advocates

The Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy’s annual Fall Children’s Legislative Forum will be held Tuesday, October 12th and Wednesday, October 13th.  The theme this year is “Protect Kids”, and the main goal of the event will be to create consensus… Read more [More...]

Regional meetings to look at assets and economic security

The Oklahoma Asset Building Coalition is hosting a series of regional meetings on asset building strategies for increasing the financial security of families and communities throughout Oklahoma. Anyone working in the private sector, public sector or a non-profit with an… Read more [More...]