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Men’s Clothing Drive

By Blair L | May 8, 2019
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Blair’s BlogServations #2

By Blair L | Mar 25, 2019

Silly Walking and Other Tips Welcome back!  Get up and do a happy dance with me.  Come on now – get up.  Celebrate with me!  I’ve lost 2 pounds.  Yeah me . . . happy dancin’ . . ! Last week was a busy week for me.  I became a Master Wellness Volunteer through the…

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OIC Prepares for Annual Gala Celebration!

By Blair L | Mar 20, 2019

Mike Crandall scheduled as keynote speaker Oklahoma City, OK – Opportunities Industrialization Center of Oklahoma County Inc. will host its 2019 Annual Gala, Thursday April 11, 2019 at 6:00pm, hosted at Capitol View Venue, 5201 North Lincoln Boulevard in the Old Surety Life Building.  Slated as keynote speaker for the evening event will be Mike Crandall,…

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Blair’s BlogServations:

By Blair L | Mar 8, 2019

Let’s get this Weight Loss party started! There is something you need to know about me, I am fat.  Actually, my doctors refer to me as being morbidly obese, that means really fat!   Morbid obesity puts me at risk for heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, asthma, osteoarthritis, stroke and death,  yes, Death!    After four…

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Basic Computer Class

By Blair L | Feb 6, 2019

This class has been canceled. Feeling unsure about the computer?  Maybe you just want to be comfortable with your computer skills!  OIC’s Real World Computer Literacy basic class will give you the skills you need to become ready. Cost if $40 which must be pre-paid by Friday, February 15th.  Students will received the 50-page Real…

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Adult Literacy Instructor Needed

By Blair L | Feb 5, 2019

Position Title: ADULT LITERACY INSTRUCTOR (p/t) POSITION SUMMARY:   Team teaches basic reading, mathematics, social studies and science to adult learners at varied academic levels. Must be able to integrate the use of technology into the lessons and infuse hands-on activities that give academic information relevance and greater understanding. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Designs and adapts the course…

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We’re Hiring – ESL Instructor

By Blair L | Feb 5, 2019

Position Title:  English Second Language Instructor (p/t) POSITION SUMMARY:   Provide instruction, guidance and direction for non-native English learners.  Must be able to integrate technology and creativity into the lessons and infuse hands-on activities that give academic information relevance and greater understanding.  Desired personality/character traits include strong teaching background, energetic, engaging, and self-motivated. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Designs…

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OIC Is Still Here!

By Blair L | Dec 25, 2018

One year ago, OIC was faced with closing its doors. We were out of money, struggling to breathe, with a committed but small staff of 6 doing the often unappreciated work of changing lives through education and training. One consultant group said, “OIC needs to close the doors, maybe consider consolidating with another nonprofit. You…

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OIC Welcomes New Staff!

By Staff | Nov 14, 2018

We want to introduce our newest addition to our OIC family. Please welcome Enrique (Henry) Ortiz our new English as a Second Language Instructor. He teaches our Conversational English and Citizenship course. Henry’s class is open to the community on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Anyone and all are welcome to join in…

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OIC Receives Recognition for Outstanding Achievements for Promoting Health Literacy

By Staff | Nov 5, 2018
OIC Health Literacy Recognition Certificate

  OIC of OKC receives recognition of Outstanding Achievements for promoting health and wellness in Oklahoma      On average 10 learners in every classroom don’t have access to nutritious and affordable healthy meals. Food insecurity is a systemic problem in OKC and OIC is not excluded – we struggle to feed our families healthy…

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