OKG7 things to do Gazette staff
More than 3,400 Oklahomans suffer from the debilitating nerve disease
known as multiple sclerosis. Help find a cure by stepping out at
Saturday’s annual Walk MS at Oklahoma City Zoo, 2101 N.E. 50th.
Registration begins 7 a.m. for the 8:30 walk. Participants can enjoy the
zoo for free afterward! Call 800-344-4867 or visit walkmsok.org.
A group of young people in the state’s Hispanic community is working to help Oklahoma’s undocumented residents benefit under the DREAM Act.
News Peter Wright
Thousands of undocumented residents living in Oklahoma now can apply for
a deportation protection program initiated by presidential order in
June. For one group of undocumented students and their friends, the
application is not only a reprieve, but also a call to help others who
may be eligible.
Commentary Adam Soltani
As violence erupts in the Middle East over an anti-Islam film, Oklahoma
communities should seek to rise above these hate-filled actions and
messages through peaceful dialogue and mutual understanding with those
of other faiths.