Oklahoma’s STD rates are the highest in the country.
This month’s event raises funds for Classen School of Advanced Studies.
“We’re out here to support everybody,” Oklahoma Atheists member Elyssa Mann said. “So many members of the LGBTQ community are atheists. We’re here to let people know that we exist.”
Some want the money to fund infrastructure improvements, and others believe the money should go to schools.
Many Oklahoma school districts don’t have protections in place and put students and staff at risk for discrimination.
Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma started its Food for Kids Backpack Program in 2003 after learning about an Oklahoma City elementary school student who fainted while waiting in line on a Monday for lunch. The student had nothing to eat over the weekend. In the 14 years since it began, the program has grown to…
Sonic Corp. recently donated $109,000 to Oklahoma City Public Schools.
“No matter what the economic situation is for a student’s family, they don’t have to worry,” Ponce said last week as he visited the Eugene Field cafeteria. “It’s an unbelievable program.”
They often attract vandals and partiers and are seen as eyesores that are detrimental to neighborhoods.
Aspasia Carlson has tried to encourage attitudes and academic achievement during her time at the local high school.