It’s Time to LEAD

We recently welcomed Najja Morris-Frazier, LEAD National Support Bureau Director, and Chief (Ret.) Brendan Cox, Director of Policing Strategies, to give us an overview on Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD). Here are some highlights: LEAD began in Seattle as a...

Arnall Family Foundation donates $85 million to the Oklahoma City Community Foundation

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Arnall Family Foundation today announced an $85 million contribution to the Oklahoma City Community Foundation, the majority of which will be distributed throughout the state within the next five years through community funds. The mutually...

The Reckoning of Philanthropy

Similar to how one popular dating app is designed to be deleted, I am hopeful that philanthropy can precipitate its own demise. In the current state, philanthropy is vital to funding initiatives that the public sector deems too risky. But what if our systems...
Meet the Team: Perrin Duncan

Meet the Team: Perrin Duncan

Get to know Perrin better with our little Q&A, below, and check out her bio on our Who We Are page. What is one seemingly small thing that brings you joy? I love grocery stores. You could drop me off at a supermarket and I would easily entertain myself for 3+...

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It’s Time to LEAD

It’s Time to LEAD

We recently welcomed Najja Morris-Frazier, LEAD National Support Bureau Director, and Chief (Ret.) Brendan Cox, Director of Policing Strategies, to give us an overview on Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD). Here are some highlights: LEAD began in Seattle as a...

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Meet the Team: Tina Brown

Meet the Team: Tina Brown

Tina Brown recently joined our staff as a program officer for our criminal justice reform initiatives. Tina’s experience in the legal field gives her a unique perspective on the complex issues within and surrounding the criminal justice system. In her new role, she...

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The Reckoning of Philanthropy

The Reckoning of Philanthropy

Similar to how one popular dating app is designed to be deleted, I am hopeful that philanthropy can precipitate its own demise. In the current state, philanthropy is vital to funding initiatives that the public sector deems too risky. But what if our systems...

read more
2020 Annual Letter

2020 Annual Letter

2020 Annual LetterA Letter from the President We knew 2020 was going to be a big year for the Foundation. We had just approved our second three-year strategic plan that called for a rural expansion in child welfare, and after years of planning, one of our major...

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