OIC of Oklahoma County

Events

OIC Celebrates 53 Years with OKC Energy Reunion

Oklahoma City, OK – Opportunities Industrialization Center of Oklahoma County, Inc., (OIC) has been inspiring and motivating adult learners for 53 years!  Since 1966, OIC has served nearly 41,000 adults in education and training programs in Oklahoma County. OIC will be celebrating 53 years with a trip down memory lane. “It is a celebration of…

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OIC is Honored!

OIC – Chosen Community Impact Agency of the Year Black on the Black Carpet A Movie & Film Tribute 72nd Annual Fundraising & Awards Gala Saturday, June 15, 2019 Chevy Bricktown Events Center Purchase Tickets & Sponsorships Today The Urban League Annual Gala is a signature event where attendees gather to enjoy a reception, awards…

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OIC Prepares for Annual Gala Celebration!

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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How to Teach a Friend to Read

Illiteracy is a life sentence.

American Idol superstar Fantasia Barrino shocked the nation back in 2005 when she revealed that despite winning the popular singing competition, she was functionally illiterate. Unfortunately, Fantasia’s illiteracy isn’t that hard to believe. America is home to more than 30 million adults without the basic literacy skills to read a newspaper, understand medical documents, or…

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OIC classrooms act as a village

The Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC) is unlike any other Adult Literacy program in the State of Oklahoma because of our approach to Literacy. Since 1966, OIC has served Oklahoma City.  OIC’s Director of Curriculum, Chris Myers, provides a community-based approach when engaging learners in his classroom. The classroom is like a village where each program participant contributes to…

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OIC In Action

bella needs a home

OIC in action, is a program that takes students out of the classroom and into the community. Students learn about resources out there and get to lend a hand in service to our community. By volunteering and giving back students learn new skills that they can include in a personal resume or scholarship application. Maybe…

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OIC’s 30 Minute Resource Share

heart care community

OIC offers students information and resources so that they can help themselves and their community.   Once a month OIC invites a representative from the community to share information about the community services they offer. Today we had a representative from Community Health Center of Oklahoma Inc. She delivered an enlightening presentation about the 100+…

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OU Big Event

This weekend volunteers from The University of Oklahoma showed up big time!   The OU Inter-varsity Latino Fellowship volunteers worked really hard; painting parking lot stripes, preparing new garden areas and doing general spring cleaning tasks. OU WE LOVE YOU!   Not only did we get some much-needed help around the school, but OIC also…

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OIC supports OKC Teachers!

OIC Walked down to the capitol to show support for education and teachers! Our walk was relatively short, compared to a number of schools who participated in the statewide walkout, some schools walked from Tulsa, OK. to stand by OK. teachers. Ms. Deveryle’s class discussed the word “advocacy” in their weekly vocabulary lesson during the daytime GED…

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OIC’s Spring Fundraiser Launch Today!

March is for Fundraising! OIC launched our Spring 2018 fundraising campaign today & we are excited about new courses and workshops this month! OIC would not exist without our generous and dedicated donors – YOU! We are planning a beautiful Gala with a special keynote address by motivational speaker and community advocate, Lee Roland. The…

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