There is a lot going on in the coming weeks! Here are some things you may want to add to your calendar and one opportunity to sign up for a Together Oklahoma field trip:
July 25, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Connection through Diversity · Hosted by Women Lead Oklahoma at the Norman Fire Department Training Center, 3813 Castlerock Rd.
A panel discussion on the role women can play in fostering connection by embracing diversity, with Bailey Perkins of OK Policy, Sarah Adams-Cornell of Matriarch and Live Indigenous OK, Merleyn Bell of Race Matters and World Literature Today, and Representative Leslie Osborn, House District 47. Find the event on Facebook here.
July 26th, all day
Constitutional Podcast Discussion Group: Beginning Wednesday, July 26th, TOK members will be starting a discussion, just for fun, on The Constitutional podcast from Lillian Cunningham of the Washington Post. New episodes come out each Monday, so we’ll start our discussion on Wednesdays to give everyone time to give it a listen. Here is this week’s episode. You can join the conversation on the #self-care_and_social channel on TOK Slack.
July 26th, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
The Northwest OKC Chamber of Commerce will host Senators and Representatives from the area to discuss the Oklahoma Legislature’s 2017 session and answer questions from chamber members. Details on Facebook here.
July 27th, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Community Engagement Talk | Conversación de Enlace Comunitario with Representative Monroe Nichols, House District 72. More details can be found here.
August 3rd, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Public Budget Hearing by House Democrats. In light of recent court filings that could threaten key revenues in the state budget, Oklahoma House Democrats are holding a public meeting on Thursday, Aug. 3, in the House Chamber at the State Capitol, beginning at 5 p.m. All sitting members of the State House of Representatives and the State Senate are invited to attend, along with the general public.
For those wishing to address the Representatives, please call (405) 557-7401 to provide first and last name in addition to topic area of concern by no later than 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1. Time allotted will be limited based on number of requests received. Details here.