Women in Recovery

StudioTulsa
6:22 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Ken Levit Addresses the Goals, Procedures, and Mission of the George Kaiser Family Foundation

Aired on Monday, February 10th.

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.

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StudioTulsa
4:21 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

StudioTulsa on Health: Concerning Women in Recovery, a Family & Children's Services Program

Aired on Thursday, May 9th.

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.

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Local & Regional
9:08 am
Wed April 18, 2012

Tulsa alternative prison plan to honor graduates

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An alternative prison program for nonviolent female offenders with alcohol and drug addictions is set to honor its sixth and largest group of graduates.

Women in Recovery is an alternative to incarceration program that operates in Tulsa County. Its latest graduating class will be honored Wednesday during a ceremony at the State Capitol.

Gov. Mary Fallin, House Speaker Kris Steele and other state officials will attend.

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