Quote of the Day | July 24, 2018

“We have a lot of students who get their main nutrition from the meals at school, and so these bags are designed to kind of be a supplement to get them through the weekend. The teachers will take these bags and put them into their backpacks over recess so nobody is embarrassed, and they are able to take that food and get it to their houses.”

-Kane Powell, volunteer operations manager at the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma, which is partnering with Tulsa Public Schools where about 80 percent of students face food insecurity [KTUL]


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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