Education, Family & Community

Great-grandmother seeks educational opportunity for at-risk children

Born in 1952, Linda Lewis did not envision being a caretaker for two young children during her golden years. But when her grandson was incarcerated and the mother of her great-grandchildren ran afoul of the Department of Human Services, she became the legal guardian for two of her great-grandchildren.

Ray Carter
February 24, 2020
Education, Family & Community

Teachers’ union encourages members to politicize Thanksgiving, Christmas gatherings

The parent organization of the Oklahoma Education Association is encouraging its members to “incorporate your commitment to social justice at your celebrations this year.”

Ray Carter
November 27, 2019
Family & Community

Proud to be an American?

The Oklahoman recently printed the obituary of a remarkable man whose life story should put protestors to shame.

Mike Brake
November 26, 2019
Family & Community

A beautiful tapestry: WovenLife blends all ages, abilities, into one big family

WovenLife puts seniors and young children in the same environment, resulting in significant social and developmental benefits for both. The Oklahoma City-based nonprofit takes that concept a step further by also integrating a large number of special-needs children.

Staci Elder Hensley
November 7, 2019
Family & Community

New-left urbanists and the homeless

Oklahoma City is considering spending $50 million to build or rehabilitate hundreds of “affordable housing” units for the poor and homeless.       

Which raises the question: Can government housing and liberal policies fix the mess that liberal policies largely created?

Mike Brake
October 14, 2019