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Point-in-time count sends volunteers into city in search of homeless

The 2020 point-in-time count of Oklahoma City's persons who are experiencing homelessness sent volunteers out Thursday to find those who are often overlooked.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day events dominated by youth, young adults

From the silent march in the morning to the ringing of the bell to the program at noon and the afternoon parade, youth dominated all activities of MLK Day.
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“New Year’s Noise” protesters apply more pressure about Jail conditions

Protesters against Oklahoma County Jail policies held the first demonstration of 2020 Wednesday, Jan. 1, continuing pressure on Sheriff P.D. Taylor.
Red Andrews Christmas Dinner

Red Andrews Christmas Dinner poised to feed 7,000 and hand out toys

On Christmas Eve, the Red Andrews Christmas Dinner volunteers made final preparations for the annual event that feeds 7,000 people each year.

First Americans Museum in OKC rebrands as construction resumes

What was previously called the "American Indian Cultural Center and Museum" is now being completed as the rebranded First Americans Museum (FAM).
manuel perez park

Emotion and hope mark new Manuel Perez Park groundbreaking

It was an emotional event for most who attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the Manuel Perez Memorial to honor Congressional Medal of Honor recipients.
Manuel Perez

Manuel Perez Park expansion moves to next phase

A ceremony Monday will mark a new phase of a years-long process of establishing the new Manuel Perez Park on the south bank of the Oklahoma River.

Homeless Alliance provides Thanksgiving meal for eighth year

People with few possessions or financial resources enjoyed good food, fellowship, and care from volunteers at the Oklahoma City Homeless Alliance Wednesday.
native american

First grade students learn deeper Native American truths at Thanksgiving

Students in Ms. Strawn's first grade class are exploring real Native American history in a season that typically twists that history.

Gallery – Fiestas de las Americas illustrates diversity of Hispanic culture

Every year the Fiestas de las Americas parade in Oklahoma City is a clear example of the diversity of Latin America and then, Latin Americans in the U.S.