Month: October 2018

Graham says, “SQ 801 allows rich districts to get richer and poor districts to get poorer.”

One child should not get a lower quality of education than another because property taxes took a dive for a couple years.

Brainchild of Black Panther Comic and Movie Comes to Tulsa

The author of the Black Panther comic series, Christopher Priest, is coming to Tulsa for a live taping of “Words on Air.” His groundbreaking Black Panther series served as the platform for the 2018 major motion picture. Priest is the first African American writer and editor to work in the comic book industry. With nearly 40 years of writing, editing, and publishing experience, he will discuss his path to becoming a writer and the importance of education.

TCC Expands Mental Health First Aid Training with Grant

Tulsa Community College receives a $375,000 grant to expand mental health training for faculty, staff and a select group of students. The grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has a goal to reach most of TCC’s full time faculty and staff. So far, TCC has already trained 150 faculty and staff in Mental Health First Aid and plans to train an additional 630 faculty, staff and select students over a three-year period.

Senator Matthews Still on Ballot for Dist. 1 County Commissioner

“The well being of the entire community, the City, the County, and the State, rest on the choices we have in who holds the future at every level of Government.  If we don’t have options at the polls on November 6, the future of our children, our opportunity to be represented and have our voices heard, rest on every person getting out to vote and the choices we have. We cannot give this election away, at any level.  That is why I have to push forward and make sure that we have a strong voice for change. We cannot give this election or our future away without a fight. It is essential that every eligible person make an all-out effort to vote in this election.”