A public-service project and state incentive programs aim to help individuals be prepared during tornadic trepidation.
News Alex Ewald
During one of May’s tornadic storms,
Oklahoma City resident Joshua Trent was inspired after his dad called
from Calumet, where five of the storms’ deaths occurred, asking him the
location of the closest storm shelter.
WestTown Resource Center aims to provide the homeless and low-income population with a new model of social service.
News Brendan Hoover
Extreme weather is just one of many obstacles facing most of the local
homeless population. Others include crushing poverty, substance abuse,
mental health issues, unemployment, legal issues, domestic violence,
chronic medical conditions and more.
Commentary Louisa McCune-Elmore
In July, I asked Roy Lee Lindsey, executive director of the Oklahoma Pork Council, for a favor — to pick up philosopher Bernard Rollin at Will Rogers World Airport in five o’clock traffic and bring him to the Kirkpatrick Foundation for a cocktail reception.