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2013 KIDS COUNT Data Book Released

The 2013 KIDS COUNT Data Book was released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, in partnership with the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy, director of Oklahoma KIDS COUNT. Oklahoma’s overall ranking on child well-being moved from 40th in 2012 to 36th in the current data. The ranking is based on an analysis of 16 […]

Emergency Infant Services and The Parent Child Center of Tulsa campaign raises more than $215,000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2013 Contact: Houda Elyazgi helyazgi@saxum.com (Office) 405.605.2003 or (Cell) 405.474.5789 Emergency Infant Services and The Parent Child Center of Tulsa campaign raises more than $215,000 Contributions will help provide essential services to Tulsa’s most vulnerable families TULSA, Okla. – Emergency Infant Services (EIS) and The Parent Child Center of Tulsa […]

Tornado Resources

Our thoughts and prayers are with those impacted by the tornados in Oklahoma this week.  We hope the following links and resources are helpful. Tornado Resources –  2013  APA Help Center Managing Traumatic Stress: After the Tornadoes http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/tornadoes.aspx Tornadoes, Hurricanes, and Children http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/tornadoes-kids.aspx   APA Building Your Resilience http://www.apapracticecentral.org/outreach/building-resilience.aspx   Red Cross Recovering Emotionally http://www.redcross.org/find-help/disaster-recovery/recovering-emotionally […]

Tips for talking to children about scary news

Our thoughts and prayers go out to those in Boston. Below you find several links to information on talking to children about the incident and the images available through media. Boston specific - PBS Parent’s – Talk to kids about scary Mister Rogers on scary news: http://www.pbs.org/parents/rogers/special/scarynews.html Dr. Rosemarie Truglio, VP of Research and Education at Sesame Workshop on how to […]

Update: Charitable Tax Deductions

An update on the charitable tax deduction from The Chronicle Of Philanthropy: Obama Plan Would Spare Charitable Deduction December 18, 2012, 6:00 pm By Doug Donovan Nonprofits seeking to protect charitable deductions may have won at least one victory: President Obama’s budget proposal given to Republicans on Monday appeared to single out the charitable deduction […]