Quote of the Day 4/23/2015

“Seeing the notices of all the babies who died from unsafe sleeping arrangements made me think about what we could possibly do to prevent these needless deaths. Our child welfare workers are already in homes across the state checking on the safety and well-being of children. I wanted our workers to have the ability to help families they encountered who did not have or could not afford cribs for their infants.”

-Oklahoma Department of Human Services Director Ed Lake, speaking about why the Department has recently purchased 1,000 cribs to provide to families in Oklahoma (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.

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