The effort of part of the centennial commemoration of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.
Most of the new legislation was introduced in response to demonstrations calling for police reform and racial justice after the death of George Floyd, and leaders of Oklahoma nonprofits said in a virtual roundtable discussion hosted Tuesday by the Black Wall Street Times that the bills will hinder Oklahomans' ability to protest and could even put them in danger.
Public engagement meetings are expected to begin in the fall, with construction to start in 2014, city officials say.
Once again, the reverse Robin Hood brigade in the Legislature — the ones who take from the poor and give to the rich — have cooked up a scheme to fund private school scholarships for wealthy families using money that should be going to public schools, the editorial says.
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The city is also making up to $6.5 million in grants available to nonprofits assisting those affected by the pandemic.
The $3.5 million program was proposed by Allied Communities of Tulsa Inspiring Our Neighborhoods and is being implemented by a group of local nonprofits.
"For those who really need help, it prevents them from taking advantage of services that could help get them back on their feet, said Tulsa resident John Williams.
Science has found ACEs to be strong predictors of cognitive, behavioral and physical health, and mental wellness problems. They include household dysfunction, neglect, abuse, poverty, crime, substance abuse and mental illness.
Nonprofits are filling huge roles this year as countless are feeling the sting of pandemic job loss. Cindy Stidham once worked for a home health care agency. Now, she can barely catch a ride to food pantries.
Staff at First Bank of Owasso spent Halloween in disguise this year, but not for the traditional reasons associated with the holiday.
Tulsa attorney, businesswoman and nonprofit leader Wendy Drummond was formally announced as Girl Scouts of the USA’s new international commissioner.
Pam Ballard, CEO of the Community Service Council which runs 211 for 37 counties in eastern Oklahoma, said more than 100,000 people have called since mid-March.
Many people experiencing a mental health crisis don't require law enforcement intervention or emergency medical responders.
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe continued last week to tangle with the U.S. Energy Department over control of the country’s nuclear arsenal and its future development.
The donations were part of the company's "Guide the Giving" campaign.
I am confident our community will rally around Tulsa Area United Way and our 2020 campaign theme, “United in Hope.” We are United in Hope for a better future than what we’re experiencing today, and we know we each have a role to play in getting to that better future.
The allocation includes more than $1 million for small business loans.
The Federal Reserve has opened one of its lending programs to nonprofit groups, including hospitals, educational institutions and social service organizations.
The funds are being made available through the federal CARES Act relief package.
The Commemoration Fund, named in honor of victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, will receive five to seven years of support totaling at lea…