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ReMerge opens new 19,000 square foot facility in Oklahoma City

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The grand opening of the new 19,000 square foot ReMerge building, designed by Rees Associates, was held on Friday, June 19 in Oklahoma City. The ReMerge program is Oklahoma County’s only comprehensive alternative to incarceration for women. The new ReMerge building is centered around […]

Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform host town hall meetings regarding state questions

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Proponents of State Questions 780 and 781, Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform, have scheduled a series of town hall meetings throughout the state during August. Their goal is to inform voters about the two initiatives appearing on the November 8 election ballot. Led by former House Speaker Kris Steele, […]

Broad coalition presses for criminal justice reform in Oklahoma

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor (Second of two articles on the Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform campaign) OKLAHOMA CITY – With signatures totaling more than 220,000 names on a pair of proposed ballot initiatives, chances are that Oklahomans will vote on State Questions 780 and 781 this November. In addition to the broad success in […]

ReMerge wins Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards’ Self-Sufficiency honor

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter ReMerge of Oklahoma County has been awarded the Boeing Self-Sufficiency Award and $7,500 by the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits.  The award was given as part of the annual Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards Gala, which honors the outstanding work of Oklahoma nonprofits statewide “We are so excited to win […]

ReMerge celebrates ninth graduating class as successful rehabilitation and recovery efforts continue

Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter A ReMerge graduation event at the Oklahoma History Center celebrated four Oklahoma women who successfully completed the yearlong diversion program earlier this month. Congratulations go out to the newest four ReMerge graduates – Anshanique, Casey, Kristy, and Shari. “I was using every day in my addiction,” said Anshanique, ReMerge Graduate […]

ReMerge program holds 7th graduation ceremony at Oklahoma History Center

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter ReMerge of Oklahoma County is a comprehensive female diversion program designed to transform pregnant women and mothers facing incarceration into productive citizens while improving the lives of their children and strengthening the family bond. Once facing prison time themselves, ten Oklahoma women have turned their lives around and graduated […]

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