The 2022 beneficiary is The CARE Center
Vision: To end child abuse in Oklahoma County.
The CARE Center is Oklahoma County’s children’s advocacy center, and we are dedicated to preventing child abuse through education and helping children find their voice and begin to heal after abuse. Since1991, The CARE Center has existed to help children share their abuse stories in a safe environment for investigations and connect families with resources that remove barriers to healing. To support our vision to end child abuse, we provide child abuse prevention education training and resources to the community
The Oklahoma City Police Athletic League (OKC PAL) exists, in partnership with the Oklahoma City Police Department, to serve students and schools in Oklahoma City. OKC PAL provides athletic programs, leadership skills training, and service opportunities to the students and schools involved in their programs.
Teach for America finds, develops and supports a diverse network of leaders who expand opportunity for children from schools, and every sector and field that shapes the broader systems in which schools operate. Oklahoma students in Teach For America classrooms, on average, achieve 1.3 years of growth in a single year. Teach For America teachers receive world class education leadership development during their teaching commitment.