Center for Employment Opportunities helps put 200-250 people recently released from prison on a path to employment each year.
The representative from Oklahoma City believes apprenticeships and increased technical education will be key as automation increases.
Oklahomans in need of legal assistance with civil matters receive help from lawyers at Mary Mahoney Memorial Health Center’s Saturday clinics.
Oklahoma’s Children First partners with first-time, low-income moms and families to build safe, stable, healthy homes for children.
Private sector employers and organizations stress the need for employees with higher education degrees.
“We, as women, are told repeatedly that our experiences aren’t valid, our votes don’t count and we can’t make a difference,” Horn said.
“If we aren’t willing to confront that we have suffering right under our noses, we are doing a huge disservice to our fellow citizens,” Mélon said.
Most Oklahomans have little to no sympathy or empathy for the megawealthy, high-rolling energy barons who have been living high on the hog.
Workers in restaurants and bars have long enjoyed a safe, welcoming atmosphere where everyone can do good work and just be themselves.
“When you have a minority group who are targeted by hate crimes and violence, it is the duty of the government and elected officials to step up and show respect to that community,” Stevenson said.