George Kaiser Family Foundation http://publicradiotulsa.org en Ken Levit Addresses the Goals, Procedures, and Mission of the George Kaiser Family Foundation http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/ken-levit-addresses-goals-procedures-and-mission-george-kaiser-family-foundation <p>Anyone residing in or near the City of Tulsa must be aware of the profound and ongoing influence that the George Kaiser Family Foundation has had on this community. Whether through its socially minded programs like Women in Recovery or Tulsa Educare, or through such dramatic civic-improvement initiatives as the Brady Arts District revitalization, the Kendall-Whittier Neighborhood development, or the Tulsa River Parks Trails refurbishment, it's clear that the foundation has significantly improved both the well-being and quality of life for those who live and work in Northeastern Oklahoma. Tue, 11 Feb 2014 00:22:10 +0000 Rich Fisher 54253 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Ken Levit Addresses the Goals, Procedures, and Mission of the George Kaiser Family Foundation A New Gathering Place For Tulsa http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/new-gathering-place-tulsa <p>On this edition of StudioTulsa, we speak with Jeff Stava, a senior program officer for the George Kaiser Family Foundation and the project manager for the new, privately-funded, still-in-development public park known as A Gathering Place for Tulsa. The final design plans for the Riverside-based park (to be created on the site of the Blair Mansion) were announced Tuesday the 18th. Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:54:54 +0000 Rich Fisher 41272 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A New Gathering Place For Tulsa StudioTulsa on Health: Concerning Women in Recovery, a Family & Children's Services Program http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/studiotulsa-health-concerning-women-recovery-family-childrens-services-program <p>As some of us know already, Oklahoma leads the nation, by a lamentably significant margin, in female incarcerations --- and two-thirds of the women in our state's prisons are actually there for non-violent offenses. Today, we hear about on-going efforts to combat this trend. On this edition of StudioTulsa on Health, Dr. John Schumann, our guest host, learns about Women in Recovery (or WIR), an outpatient incarceration-alternative for women facing long prison sentences for non-violent, drug-related offenses. Thu, 09 May 2013 21:21:10 +0000 Rich Fisher 38783 at http://publicradiotulsa.org StudioTulsa on Health: Concerning Women in Recovery, a Family & Children's Services Program Guthrie Green, a Highly Anticipated New Park in Downtown Tulsa, Opens This Weekend http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/guthrie-green-highly-anticipated-new-park-downtown-tulsa-opens-weekend <p>Just when we thought the recently revitalized Downtown Tulsa really couldn't get any cooler.... Guthrie Green, a new park located at the corner of Boston Avenue and Brady Street --- in the heart of Tulsa's increasingly thriving Brady Arts District --- opens today, Friday the 7th, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3pm. Then, at about 5pm, the music gets underway --- and live, festive, free-to-the-public music (of all kinds, for all tastes) is a big part of what this Opening Weekend for Guthrie Green is all about. Fri, 07 Sep 2012 18:05:01 +0000 Rich Fisher 25772 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Guthrie Green, a Highly Anticipated New Park in Downtown Tulsa, Opens This Weekend