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Upholding Justice

The missions of the Oklahoma City and Tulsa Human Rights Commissions are simple: protect, promote and support the human rights of every person in the community, regardless of race, sex, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion or other status.  OKC’s Human Rights Commission met this January for the first time in 27 years – and Tulsa’s commission has been a catalyst in...

Defending the Voiceless

The impact of an arrest, criminal charge, eviction or family court litigation can devastate someone psychologically and financially. Add to those stressors the reality of being a single mother in poverty, perhaps with a mental illness, and the barriers to recovery may feel insurmountable. This situation is common in Oklahoma, which has the highest female incarceration rate in the country;...