Program offers F&CS clients reentry support during COVID-19

The Returning Citizens Stimulus (RCS), a new program through the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO), supports 32 Tulsans who have been released from incarceration in the past 12 months and are unemployed or underemployed. The program started in April as a result of COVID-19. The Family & Children’s Services Women’s Justice Team (housed within the Women in Recovery – WIR – program)…

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F&CS receives $5,000 donation from Cox Communications

Cox Communications hosted an internal campaign in July called “Cox Connecting Through Kindness,” which encourages employees to find small acts of kindness to share with several partner nonprofit agencies that make a big difference to colleagues, neighbors and strangers in the Tulsa community. After careful consideration, Family & Children’s Services was chosen by company employees,…

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F&CS National Spotlight: Child Abuse Epidemic & Solutions

Originally published on Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity about keeping children safe during COVID-19 and protecting against child abuse. by Liza Ramrayka is a San Francisco-based freelance journalist who covers social justice issues. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, The Times of London, The Huffington Post, News Deeply and…

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