Who We Support

TEEM Transformation

The Education and Employment Ministry

Award Date: March 8, 2019
Awarded: $500,000

The Education and Employment Ministry, also known as TEEM, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to breaking cycles of incarceration and poverty through education, personal development and work readiness training. Since its inception in 1987, TEEM has served over 16,000 Oklahomans, most in the Oklahoma City Area. TEEM works to keep as many individuals from being incarcerated as possible and also seeks to empower those incarcerated become self-sufficient, productive citizens. TEEM takes a holistic approach to breaking cycles of incarceration and poverty in Oklahoma by assisting individuals impacted by incarceration with education; social service supports; job training, job search, and job placement. The Transformation Capital Campaign will provide TEEM the opportunity to continue to expand and grow programs and utilize more space in their facility.