To build democracy through citizen service, civic leadership, and social entrepreneurship. Together these essential, interconnected and nonpartisan strategies can serve as the civic foundation for a strong, active, and responsive democracy.
Our Work in Tulsa
Thousands of students in Tulsa are at risk for dropping out. The consequences are real: Students who drop out are eight times more likely to become incarcerated and three times more likely to be unemployed. When a student drops out of school it has a lasting effect on our communities.
Middle School Team Leader
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Background: Truman State University, Major in Public Health
Favorite Quote: A ship in a harbor is safe - but that is not what ships are built for.
High School Team Leader
Hometown: Tulsa, OK
Background: OSU, Major in Sociology
Favorite Quote: They got to be us to see us. - Charlie Rose
Hometown: Moraga, CA
Background: Georgetown, Masters in Physiology
Fun Fact: Biked down the Pacific Coast highways in high school.
Hometown: Jenks, OK
Background: Oklahoma State University, BA in History
Favorite Quote: It's not by muscle, speed or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgement. - Cicero
Background: University of Oklahoma, Human Relations
Favorite Quote: I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. - Maya Angelou
Hometown: Lefors, TX
Background: Bachelors from Oklahoma State University
Favorite Quote: Ideas are bulletproof. - V for Vendetta