We are excited to announce our new free 2013 OneVoice Educational Forum Series. We encourage you to attend these free forums, held throughout the state, covering our eight issue areas. For the forum schedule,click here]
On February 7, 2013, the Board of the Oklahoma Women’s Coalition voted unanimously to take a formal position on ten bills in the state legislature this session. We are very excited about the influence we can have in passing these important bills and look forward to advocating in these areas as they impact women and girls in our state.
Learn more about the bills we support.
The YWCA Oklahoma City is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. The YWCA Oklahoma City focuses its programs on fighting domestic violence and sexual assault. It is the only certified shelter for battered women and children in Oklahoma County. Women come to us in times of crisis, as survivors of rape or domestic violence. They come for job training and career counseling. They come for childcare. They come for a variety of reasons. But they come. And they leave with a renewed spirit, new skills, and stronger lives.
To learn more about the free programs that the YWCA offers, visit the Programs page. [More...]
OWC – Newsletter Announcing … The RaiseForWomen Challenge (and this week’s prizes!) I am proud to announce the Oklahoma Women’s Coalition has been chosen to participate in a national fundraising challenge called “RaiseForWomen!” We will compete with women-focused nonprofits across the country for up to $75,000 [More...]
Voices of Change: a word from the executive director OneVoice at the Capitol April 2013 I’m thrilled to share the news that HB 1912 passed unanimously on the Senate floor today and is on its way to Governor Fallin’s desk. This bill, co-authored by House Speaker T.W. Shannon and Sen. Susan Paddack, will strengthen Oklahoma’s protective [More...]