It should go without saying, but every Oklahoma child should have access to nutritious meals. No child should go hungry, nor should they have to eat unhealthy foods – which
Summer is in full swing and it is also peak travel season. While kids are out of school, many people might take this time to visit a European country or
Our ability as a government to communicate with our citizens has just taken a great leap forward. The Cherokee Nation’s website – Cherokee.org – relaunched July 1. The overhaul, the
Some OKC Thunder fans might emphatically reply, “Yes!” And, hope may seem to be lost when times of struggle, trials, and tragedy strike. I’m reminded of the businessman, Horatio Spafford.
While the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) is recognized as the state’s preeminent watchdog and advocate for children, we know that improving conditions for children is a team effort.
SoonerCare, or Oklahoma’s Medicaid program, is designed to provide health insurance to children in low-income families, lowincome seniors, people with disabilities and several other high-needs populations. It is the largest
Iran has a long history of creating chaos in the Middle East with no regard for the consequences. The United States first imposed sanctions on them in 1979 as a
Cherokee Nation was recently bestowed a great honor by the U.S. Navy, which has decided to name its latest rescue ship after our tribal nation. The forthcoming USNS Cherokee Nation
For those looking to help the cause of child wellbeing in Oklahoma, OICA has two important deadlines coming up this week that we need the public’s help and input on.
The United States is in the best neighborhood on the planet and our neighbors are our best customers. Canada is the number one market for exports and Mexico is number
The beginning of summer is usually an enjoyable time for many families, but the flooding across Oklahoma has turned it into a devastating time. Homes and buildings have been destroyed,
Social scientists have long understood that a child’s environment, growing up in poverty in particular, can have a long-lasting effect on their success later in life. Harvard University has released
It was a hot summer morning, that day in June, nearly 40 years ago. School was out for the year – I was at Catoosa, at the time, and I
Three police officers were standing in line at the Pearly Gates.Saint Peter asked the first officer, “What did you do with your life?”“I was a police officer,” he responded.“What kind
Dear Editor: We would like to thank everyone who brought food and other items to us after the loss of Bill. We also greatly appreciate all that were able to