Quote of the Day 9/9/2016

“We even got legislation passed to support OCAAVA and make it legal for judges to use the volunteers. The only thing was, they didn’t get funding to support it. So, we struggled along, trained two groups of volunteers who were used by some judges, but we finally had to quit because of a lack of funding.”

-Rowena Scott-Johnson, an 81-year-old McClain County resident who worked for 10 years trying to start an Oklahoma Court Appointed Advocates for Vulnerable Adults program (Source).


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.