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Political Hacks Chili Cook-off set for October 17

From Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy Chili-cooking season is upon us, so: Please join the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy on Saturday, October 17 for the 37th Annual Political Hacks Chili Cookoff! This year, things will be done things differently. We are asking cookers to set up tailgate style in our parking lot at 2915 […]

Virtual Heroes Ball on July 31. OICA Joins “GotMaskOk” Initiative Fighting COVID-19

Joe Dorman, Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy We are only a few days away from the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy’s 2020 Heroes Ball. The local and even national attention that our event is receiving is encouraging OICA for taking innovative approach during these times. OICA will honor our award winners with a virtual ceremony […]

Challenges for Oklahoma, from Budget to Healthcare

Joe Dorman, Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy I wish there was more good news to report for what our state is facing, but it is important for you to know what Oklahoma has ahead. Anticipation is that the high point of COVID-19 will hit our state this week, Oklahoma hospitals will need 800 beds for […]

COMMENTARY: Are you MIA in Child Advocacy?

Joe Dorman, Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy When most people hear the term MIA, or Missing in Action, they think of it in relation to the military. In a recent speech to the Turning Point Council, I referenced how this acronym can also describe three attitudes that hurt our children. The “M” stands for maliciousness, or […]

Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) continues work with youth programs

Joe Dorman, OICA     As we move past the legislative session and into these summer months, the team at the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) has had the privilege of working with two successful youth programs: OK-LEAD and Hoops 4 Heroes. This most recent OK-LEAD program brought together tribal youth from across the […]

Community Groups work to promote awareness of U.S. Census

Staff Report   A coalition of community groups and associations representing local governments and advocacy organizations are partnering to spread awareness about the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census and to encourage Oklahomans to participate. The census exists to take an accurate count of the population within the United States. Based on this survey, the federal government […]

Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy award winners will be recognized at August 10 Heroes Ball

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy’s (OICA) has announced the winners of three awards that will be presented at the OICA Heroes Ball on August 10 at the Skirvin Hotel in Oklahoma City. Each award winner was chosen by the OICA Board of Directors for their outstanding contribution to children’s […]

Joe Dorman to run Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Former state Rep. Joe Dorman, D-Rush Springs, will become chief executive officer (CEO) of the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy on Monday, September 12, the statewide child advocacy organizations announced this week. “It is an honor to be part of an organization that plays such an important leadership role in […]

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