Foundation offers much-needed hand-up to city’s most desperate students and families.
News Mark Beutler
More than 17,000 students in Oklahoma City Public Schools live in
households making $11,000 a year or less. It’s a sobering statistic, one
the Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation is trying to change.
OKG7 things to do Gazette staff
A recent feature in Oklahoma Gazette highlighted the photography project of Marcos Powell, an Oklahoma City homeless man, and our own photographer, Shannon Cornman. Their work will be on display as part of the Living Homeless Photography Show, an exhibit capturing the lives of the homeless in OKC, beginning Tuesday at Istvan Gallery, 1218 N. Western Ave. Call 831-2874 or visit istvangallery.com.
Be The Change founder helps lead Oklahoma City’s homeless population to hope and homes.
News Joey Stipek
On a February morning, Jonathan Roberts braces himself, first for the
freezing weather and then for what he will encounter in a wooded area
near northwest Oklahoma City. He is headed for a homeless encampment
created out of signs, shopping carts, beat-up tents and whatever else
can be reclaimed to provide warmth and shelter.