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DACA recipients Alejandro Raigoza Munoz left and Judith Huerta right comfort Brisa Ledezma as she speaks during a demonstration to defend DACA at Santa Fe South High School last week. (Garett Fisbeck)

The fight for permanent legal status will take Dreamers and their allies to Oklahoma’s Congressional delegation

The fight for permanent legal status will take Dreamers and their allies to Oklahoma’s Congressional delegation. Efforts are already underway.

Randy Entz poses for a photo at the City of Edmond Planning Department, Tuesday, July 18, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Edmond launches a comprehensive plan rewrite to help city leaders manage how the city will grow in the next few decades

Edmond launches a comprehensive plan rewrite to help city leaders manage how the city will grow in the next few decades.

August Rivera, Executive Director at Eagle Ridge Institute, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Addiction poses threat to Oklahoma teens

The health department and local officials and organizations help teens struggling with addiction through programs and prevention tactics.

Aundria Goree, administrator of community health, talks about a grand the OCCHD has recently received, Tuesday, April 25, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OCCHD, others receive a federal grant to bridge gap between social, medical care

“Unmet health needs like food insecurity, transportation issues and unstable housing can lead to developing risks for chronic diseases,” she said. “We want to combat individuals increasing their risks of developing chronic diseases through traditional health care with preventable care.”

Attorney Kendra Coleman poses for a photo at her office building, Wednesday, April 5, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Medical-legal partnerships benefit residents in the OKC metro

Oklahomans in need of legal assistance with civil matters receive help from lawyers at Mary Mahoney Memorial Health Center’s Saturday clinics.

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A statewide program helps improve the lives of first-time mothers and their children

Oklahoma’s Children First partners with first-time, low-income moms and families to build safe, stable, healthy homes for children.

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