Meet OK Policy: Justice Data Analyst Ashley Harvey

Ashley Harvey I provide data related to Oklahoma justice processes; to do this I gather, clean, validate, and document data from various source. [More...]

Meet OK Policy: Education Policy Analyst and KIDS COUNT Coordinator Rebecca Fine

To give you a better idea of who we are and what we all do, we are running an OK Policy Blog series highlighting our staffers. [More...]

Meet OK Policy: Economic Opportunity Policy Analyst Courtney Cullison

From humble beginnings in 2008, we now have a staff of 19, including talented individuals who focus on a wide range of policy issues, intensive data analysis, outreach, communications, events and operations, and more. [More...]

OK PolicyCast 50: The past and future of OK Policy (with David Blatt and Kara Joy McKee)

With OK Policy's founder and long-time executive director David Blatt also passing the torch later this year, we decided to do something special for this episode. [More...]

Transitions: OK Policy hiring a new Director of Communications

Oklahoma Policy Institute is now accepting applications for an experienced and effective Communications Director to replace Gene Perry, who has accepted a position as manager of government relations for the Cherokee Nation. Gene has been a valuable member of Oklahoma… Read more [More...]

Join our team as a paid fall intern!

OK Policy is now accepting applications for paid, part-time internships in our Tulsa office during the Fall 2019 semester! We are a non-partisan think tank working to promote adequate, fair, and fiscally responsible funding of public services and expanded opportunity… Read more [More...]

Meet OK Policy: Mental Health Policy Analyst / Mental Health Policy Fellowship Coordinator Lauren Turner

Oklahoma Policy Institute has grown a lot in the past few years. From humble beginnings in 2008, we now have a staff of 19, including talented individuals who focus on a wide range of policy issues, intensive data analysis, outreach, communications, events and operations, and more. To give you a better idea of who we are and what we all do, we are running an OK Policy Blog series highlighting our staffers. [More...]

OK Policy selects Ahniwake Rose as new Executive Director

Oklahoma Policy Institute announced today that Ahniwake Rose, an Oklahoma native who is currently serving as Deputy Director and interim Executive Director of the National Congress of American Indians in Washington, D.C., has been chosen to lead the organization as its next Executive Director. She will replace longtime director David Blatt, who earlier this year announced his intention to step down this fall. [More...]

Meet OK Policy: Budget & Tax Senior Policy Analyst Paul Shinn

What do you do at OK Policy? I monitor and evaluate Oklahoma state and local government budget and tax policies. Most importantly, I participate in a team effort at OK Policy that helps makes financial aspects of government as clear as possible. This helps our supporters better understand how tax and budget affects them and the issues that are important to them. [More...]

Meet OK Policy: SE Oklahoma Field Organizer Kyle Lawson

I work through our grassroots organization Together Oklahoma to educate, engage and organize citizens in Southeast Oklahoma. Individuals in rural Oklahoma often feel like they don't have a voice. It's my job to teach them they do have a voice and how to use that voice to create change in their community and their state. [More...]