2017 Grantees

Canadian County CASA 
Advocacy services for abused/neglected children.
$15,000
The CARE Center 
Forensic Interviews for children in active abuse cases.
$10,000
Center for Children & Families
Divorce Visitation Arbitration Program – provides court ordered parent education, supervised visitation and exchange services for children in Cleveland County.
$15,000
Citizens for Juvenile Justice
Reading program for juveniles on probation. 
$3,000
Community Crisis Center
Court Advocate for victims of domestic violence in Ottawa County.
$5,000
Domestic Violence Intervention Services
Civil legal services and court advocacy for victims of domestic violence in Tulsa and Creek Counties.
$20,000
Family & Children’s Services 
Tulsa Family Court Program.
$7,000
Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools
Academy of Law and Public Safety.
$15,000
Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma
Statewide support to provide free civil legal services for low-income individuals, families, seniors, and veterans.
$85,000
Marie Detty Youth & Family Services
New Directions Domestic Violence Court Advocate.
$15,000
Oklahoma Bar Association – High School Mock Trial Program
Oklahoma High School Mock Trial Program, from local competitions through to national competition.
$50,000
Oklahoma City University Law School – American Indian Wills Legal Clinic
Law students under the supervision of a licensed attorney provide free will drafting services to American Indians in Oklahoma who own an interest in Indian Land.
$30,000
Oklahoma Family Legal Advocates
Free and low cost legal & social support services for families involved in the Oklahoma child welfare system.
$10,000
Oklahoma Guardian Ad Litem Institute 
Guardian Ad Litem services for children in low income families and training for court experts.
$10,000
Oklahoma Indian Legal Services
Indian Child Welfare Act Education Program.
$1,000
Oklahoma Lawyers for Children
Staff coordination of volunteer lawyers protecting & supporting children in the foster care system by representing them in emergency show cause hearings &  juvenile court.
$54,454.50
Teen Court
Teen court and educational classes for first time juvenile offenders.
$25,500
Tulsa Lawyers for Children
Staff coordination of volunteer lawyers representing children in Juvenile Court & at emergency show cause hearings in Tulsa County.
$36,954.50
Tulsa University Law School – Immigrants Right Project
Education program for law students to provide civil legal services to non-citizens and representation in Immigration Court.
$8,266
William W. Barnes Children’s Advocacy Center
Prevention training to recognize, respond & report child abuse for educators, law enforcement & child welfare personnel in Rogers, Mayes & Craig Counties.
$3,000
YMCA, Youth & Government Program
Statewide Youth Model Legislative Day for 7th and 8th grade students and scholarships to the ABA National Judicial Competition.
$5,500
YWCA Tulsa
Immigration & Refugee Legal Services.
$10,000
Youth Services of Tulsa
Youth Court for first time juvenile offenders in Tulsa County.
$15,000