Upcoming Event: Benchmarking Asset Development in Fighting Poverty, January 12th

Assets mean economic security.  Yet impoverished families frequently lack the means to build assets.  Some are even sanctioned by public assistance programs from accumulating the wealth they need to escape poverty.  Oklahoma earned a “C” grade from the Corporation for… Read more [More...]

Upcoming Event: OICA's Fall Legislative Forum, Tuesday, October 11 at UCO

The Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy is hosting a Legislative Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at the University of Central Oklahoma. Participants at this year’s Forum will hear a state budget overview from OK Policy Director David Blatt and listen… Read more [More...]

Breaking down the Board of Equalization revenue numbers

The State Board of Equalization met yesterday to certify revised revenue estimates and appropriations authority for the upcoming year’s budget. Not yawning yet? Then do we have a 6-minute video blog post for you! For the full Board of Equalization… 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...]