Social Justice http://publicradiotulsa.org en Susan Nussbaum Offers the Moving, Challenging, and Dramatic "Good Kings Bad Kings: A Novel" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/susan-nussbaum-offers-moving-challenging-and-dramatic-good-kings-bad-kings-novel <p>On this installment of ST, we speak by phone with Susan Nussbaum, an accomplished playwright, first-time novelist, and longtime disabilities-rights advocate. Nussbaum tells us about her widely acclaimed and award-winning debut novel, "Good Kings Bad Kings," which is just out in paperback, and which a critic for The Los Angeles Review of Books has called "a knockout.... Nussbaum possesses an astonishing ear for idiosyncratic voices, and a talent for creating characters who appear in full bloom within a few sentences. Wed, 18 Dec 2013 23:38:12 +0000 Rich Fisher 51446 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Susan Nussbaum Offers the Moving, Challenging, and Dramatic "Good Kings Bad Kings: A Novel" StudioTulsa on Health: A Conversation with Brent Wolfe of the Tulsa County Juvenile Bureau http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/studiotulsa-health-conversation-brent-wolfe-tulsa-county-juvenile-bureau <p>On this edition of ST on Health, guest host John Henning Schumann conducts an interesting conversation with Brent Wolfe, director of the Tulsa County Juvenile Bureau. Most of us probably already know that Oklahoma's incarceration rate is alarmingly high --- our state ranks a shameful third in the nation in this regard --- but what might not be as commonly known is that many of these incarcerated adults began to run afoul of the law as juvenile offenders. Wed, 13 Nov 2013 22:41:44 +0000 Rich Fisher 49552 at http://publicradiotulsa.org StudioTulsa on Health: A Conversation with Brent Wolfe of the Tulsa County Juvenile Bureau Advancements in Addressing Domestic Violence --- and a New Facility, in Downtown Tulsa, for Doing So http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/advancements-addressing-domestic-violence-and-new-facility-downtown-tulsa-doing-so <p>On this edition of our show, we welcome Casey Gwinn, who served as the elected City Attorney of San Diego, California, from 1996 to 2004, and who is now the President of the National Family Justice Center Alliance. (He was once named by The American Lawyer magazine as one of the top 45 public lawyers in the U.S. --- and you can view his full bio <a href="http://www.caseygwinn.com/Biography_of_Casey_Gwinn.html">here</a>.) Mr. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 21:01:44 +0000 Rich Fisher 47694 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Advancements in Addressing Domestic Violence --- and a New Facility, in Downtown Tulsa, for Doing So StudioTulsa on Health: Jan Figart and the Community Service Council of Tulsa http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/studiotulsa-health-jan-figart-and-community-service-council-tulsa <p>On this installment of ST on Health, guest host John Schumann speaks with Jan Figart, an Associate Director and Senior Planner in Maternal and Child Health at the Community Service Council (or CSC) of Tulsa. As such, Figart serves CSC by overseeing the development of community collaboratives, staff support for coalitions, program development, grant writing, program evaluation, and analysis of community trends. Mon, 15 Jul 2013 21:01:45 +0000 Rich Fisher 42806 at http://publicradiotulsa.org StudioTulsa on Health: Jan Figart and the Community Service Council of Tulsa The History of American Homelessness: A Chat with Jeffrey Olivet of the Center for Social Innovation http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/history-american-homelessness-chat-jeffrey-olivet-center-social-innovation <p>The 2012 National Zarrow Mental Health Symposium and Mental Health America Annual Conference is a joint collaboration between the Mental Health Association in Tulsa and Mental Health America. It began here in Tulsa yesterday (the 19th) and concludes tomorrow (the 21st); it's happening downtown, at the Tulsa Convention Center, and this year's conference/symposium is entitled "From Housing to Recovery." Our guest on today's edition of ST is Jeffrey Olivet, who's the CEO of the Center for Social Innovation in Needham, Massachusetts (which is near Boston). Thu, 20 Sep 2012 23:21:04 +0000 Rich Fisher 26548 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The History of American Homelessness: A Chat with Jeffrey Olivet of the Center for Social Innovation "Dan's War on Poverty:A Grassroots Crusade for Social Justice" (Encore presentation) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/dans-war-povertya-grassroots-crusade-social-justice-encore-presentation <p>On this encore edition of ST, we speak with the Tulsa-based writer, consultant, and activist Ann Patton, who's published a biography of the late Father Dan Allen, a Catholic priest turned social activist who worked incessantly (and memorably) to combat poverty and promote equality in Tulsa in the 1960s and beyond. Father Dan is probably best known for creating the Tulsa-area social service agency, Neighbor for Neighbor, which is still around today. Tue, 21 Aug 2012 20:55:13 +0000 Rich Fisher 24693 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Dan's War on Poverty:A Grassroots Crusade for Social Justice" (Encore presentation) "Dan's War on Poverty: A Grassroots Crusade for Social Justice" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/dans-war-poverty-grassroots-crusade-social-justice <p>On this edition of ST, we speak with the Tulsa-based writer, consultant, and activist Ann Patton, who&#39;s just published a biography of the late (and legendary) Father Dan Allen, a Catholic priest turned social activist who worked incessantly (and memorably) to combat poverty and promote equality in Tulsa in the 1960s and beyond. Father Dan is probably best known for creating the Tulsa-area social service agency, Neighbor for Neighbor, which still exists today. Thu, 14 Jun 2012 19:57:15 +0000 Rich Fisher 20520 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Dan's War on Poverty: A Grassroots Crusade for Social Justice"