Tag Archives: generational poverty

Joe Dorman, director of OICA, speaks to a Police Athletic League at Longfellow Middle School in Norman, Monday, July 10, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Study finds adverse childhood experiences affect health and behavior

Study finds adverse childhood experiences affect health and behavior

Nonprofits and a state representative are bringing presenters on ACEs and their impacts on Oklahomans to the Capitol for an interim study.

Stanley Hupfeld | Photo provided

OKCPS school board candidates prepare for Tuesday election

Budget issues, school choice, student demographics and teacher pay are important topics in this election.

(Cover design: Christopher Street / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: Poverty impacts disproportionate number of OKC residents

“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.

Deborah Price presents Hoktee Kane her diploma during a ReMerge graduation at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation, Thursday, June 30, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local program fights against generational poverty

Getting Ahead classes help people break the bonds of generational poverty and take steps to make their lives better.

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