On January 13th, 2014 OKAN’s Quality Program Coordinator and Arts Council of Oklahoma City hosted a Youth Work Methods’ Planning and Reflection workshop. The workshop showed how to engage youth in the critical life skills of planning and reflectiond and learned ways to incorpate these strategies into there daily activities. Paricipants

On Wednesday, March 27th, the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) hosted a “Day at the Capital” event. The event featured various organizations within the state that are affiliated with a TSET grant. The affiliates had opportunities to showcase their grant funded work as well as network with elected officials and

Last week I had an opportunity to convene with some of this nation’s impassioned afterschool advocates in Washington D.C. for the Charles Stewart Mott Conference. For decades, the Mott Foundation and supporters acknowledge the positive impact out-of-school time and expanded learning programs have on youth development in areas like academics,