Homelessness

StudioTulsa
1:48 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

Getting to Know the Multi-Talented Tulsa-Area Author Stacy Nyikos -- and "Waggers"

Aired on Wednesday, November 26th.

On this edition on StudioTulsa, we offer an entertaining and wide-ranging chat with Stacy Nyikos, an author, writing teacher, and on-the-go mom who lives in Bixby.

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StudioTulsa
4:23 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

From Fashion-Industry Titan to Ghana-Based Children's Rights Advocate: Lisa Lovatt-Smith and OAfrica

Aired on Tuesday, November 18th.

Born in Spain and raised by a struggling single mother, Lisa Lovatt-Smith became an editor at British Vogue at age nineteen, the youngest in that magazine's history. By her thirties, Lisa had achieved her dream career and an absolutely glamorous life in Paris. But then her adopted daughter Sabrina was expelled from school, and Lisa took her to volunteer at an orphanage in Ghana with the hope of getting Sabrina's life back on track. What mother and daughter discovered there changed both their lives.

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StudioTulsa
12:55 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

StudioTulsa on Health: A Conversation with Mike Brose of the Mental Health Association in Tulsa

Aired on Wednesday, July 31st.

On this installment of ST on Health, guest host John Schumann speaks with Mike Brose, who's been the executive director of the Mental Health Association in Tulsa since 1993. (You'll find a full bio for Brose here.) Back in '93, when Brose first arrived, the Association (as it's often called) could only house 12 people; today, it provides housing for approximately 875 individuals and families, many of whom are battling mental illness and/or overcoming homelessness.

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StudioTulsa
6:21 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

The History of American Homelessness: A Chat with Jeffrey Olivet of the Center for Social Innovation

Aired on Thursday, September 20th.

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).

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StudioTulsa
11:10 am
Mon August 20, 2012

Ending Chronic Homelessness in Tulsa

Aired on Thursday, August 9th.

On this edition of our show, we hear from Michael Brose and Greg Shinn of the Mental Health Association of Tulsa. Over the years, MHAT has been assembling properties to offer housing to the chronically homeless. Today, they have over 650 units of housing --- and an amazing track record of getting people off the streets and into permanent housing. Their approach is labeled "Housing First," and according to the most recent census, there are fewer than 100 chronic homeless on Tulsa's streets today.

StudioTulsa
3:27 pm
Wed June 20, 2012

"The Man Who Quit Money" (Encore presentation.)

Aired on Wednesday, June 20th.

(Please note: This show first aired back in March of this year.) Ever felt like quitting the whole earning-and-buying rat race? Ever wondered what it'd be like to live without a wallet, a car, a mortgage, or even a roof over your head?

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StudioTulsa
1:27 pm
Wed March 14, 2012

"The Man Who Quit Money"

Aired on Wednesday, March 14th.

Ever felt like quitting the whole earning-and-buying rat race? Ever wondered what it'd be like to live without a wallet, a car, a mortgage, or even a roof over your head?

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