Improve Our Tulsa Proposal Vote on Nov. 12

Shailaja Marion Announcement, News

Tulsa residents to vote November 12 on three ballot proposals to fund Improve Our Tulsa, the City’s basic streets and infrastructure program. City of Tulsa Announcement [link]Proposed Projects List [link]FAQ [link] Tulsa World Editorials [1] [2] For the full Resolution and Proposition, please contact the Tulsa City Council at (918) 596-1990 or via email at info@tulsacouncil.org. Voting Information – Nov. …

Building Trust: Helping End Racially Biased Policing

Shailaja Marion News

This meeting welcomes Drew Diamond, Executive Director of the Jewish Federation of Tulsa, as discussion continues from last month, focusing on key findings in the Tulsa Equality Indicators report. Our September lunch meet-up welcomed Melanie Poulter who shared with us the latest findings about key social dynamics via the Tulsa Equality Indicators report: Measuring change toward greater equality in Tulsa. …

Call to Action: Oklahoma & the Equal Rights Amendment

Shailaja Marion Announcement

Join the League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Tulsa as the Tulsa City Council discusses and votes on a Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) Resolution. Currently 37 states have ratified the ERA and only one more is needed to include this amendment in the U.S. Constitution.  We encourage supporters to wear white, the historical color of choice for women’s rights, to …

VIP: Voting is Power Event

Emily Davis News, News and Updates

Saturday, August 22, 2015 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Rudisill Public Library The time to take action is now!! Democracy works well only if its citizens are actively engaged in voting. Oklahoma and Tulsa County suffer from critically low voter participation. You can help make a change. Please plan on attending this important event to find out what can …

Why I’m Optimistic about Education in Oklahoma

Emily Davis News

By Dr. Keith Ballard, Superintendent, Tulsa Public Schools I am optimistic about education in Oklahoma. In my seven years at Tulsa Public Schools, we have made great progress. In 2008, I joined a district that had, in many respects, lost its way. We had buildings in poor repair and classrooms that had fallen behind the times. Our children were not …