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Sandino Thompson, community member on OKCPS Northeast Task Force, poses for a photo at F.D. Moon, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local task force focuses on improving students’ lives

Local task force focuses on improving students’ lives

OKCPS’ Northeast Task Force works to develop recommendations for change in northeast Oklahoma City schools.

Andrew Tevington at Oklahoma Gazette offices, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Oklahoma City-County Health Department and Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma team up

Lawyers assist patients with various issues, leading to better and often cheaper health care outcomes.

Colin Strickland talks about the library at Edgemere School, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Community aids local school in trying to end student poverty

Organizations, businesses and churches help Edgemere Elementary School succeed as a community school.

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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Freedom Oklahoma directs focus on municipalities and LGBTQ nondiscrimination ordinances

“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.

Letters to the Editor: Feb. 11, 2014

Not to be flippant, but I ask, “Why would we not?” Creating and appreciating art is one of our most basic instincts and is one of the first steps any primitive people take toward becoming a civilized society. At the first breath of ease when we rise above sheer survival mode, we create art. We

Standing up for hope

Rickey and Joella Bell Photo by Mark Hancock Bell and his wife, Joella, often find themselves living on the streets of Oklahoma City, but they don’t ask for pity. The 11-year vet knows the mistakes he has made and is working to right his wrongs. “We all put ourselves in these positions, and we have

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