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VOICE to host Accountability Session for City Council candidates

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A VOICE Accountability Session will be held on Sunday, January 27, at 4 p.m. at First Unitarian Church, 600 NW 13th St., in Oklahoma City.  The twelve candidates running for Oklahoma City Council have all been invited. The event is free and open to the public. Elections […]

Some criminal justice reformers raise substantive concerns about new laws

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Ardent advocates of criminal justice reform are concerned that new laws, enacted Thursday, will disappoint many who have worked for the past decade to change the Sooner State’s status as the American state with the largest rates of incarceration. This week, Governor Mary Fallin, with the support of the […]

Three candidates in September 12 county sheriff’s race promise to press jail reforms

Patrick B. McGuigan Editor and Publisher, The City Sentinel Darla Shelden contributed to this report OKLAHOMA CITY – The September 12 election for Oklahoma County Sheriff has drawn widespread attention at the grass roots level, and recurring coverage from local news organizations. While special elections generally do not spark high turnout, a number of factors […]

VOICE Fund to hold OKCPS Board Chair candidates accountability session

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Voices Organized In Civic Engagement (VOICE) Action Fund will host an Accountability Session featuring candidates running for Oklahoma City Public Schools board chair.  The free public event will be held on Sunday, February 5 from 4 – 5 p.m., at Mayflower Congregational Church (UCC), 3901 NW 63rd Street, […]

OKC school improvement discussion planned for May 9 at Edgemere Elementary

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Monday, May 9, concerned parents and other citizens will gather to hear a panel discussion on “Options for Improving Public Schools.” It will be followed by a Q&A session. Co-sponsored by the Edgemere PTA and VOICE (Voices Organized in Civic Engagement), the event will be held from 6 – 7:30 […]

Third annual VOICE Gala of Gratitude set for November 6

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Voices Organized In Civic Engagement (VOICE) Action Fund will host its second annual Gala of Gratitude on Friday, November 6.  The dinner and program will be held at the Petroleum Club 100 N. Broadway, Suite 3400, in downtown Oklahoma City. A cocktail reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. The […]

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