OIC Is Still Here!

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…

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OIC Community-Based Approach to Literacy

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…

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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…

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September is Literacy Month


Reading is the key focus at OIC; students are encouraged to read books that interest them. We believe that reading is an investment rather than a one-time transaction. Reading is…

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OIC Reunion

July 22 OIC Family Reunion 7:30 pm Taft Stadium,  2501 N May Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73107 Oklahoma City, OK Calling all past and present students/alumni, staff, board members, volunteers,…

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OIC Health Literacy

  OIC’s Health Literacy program is provided to the community through a grant from the Oklahoma Department of Libraries.   Funding was made possible by the Library Services and Technology Act…

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OIC Receives Multiple Grant Awards

Thank You!

OIC has been selected as the 2017 recipient of several grant awards including the OU Big Event, Oklahoma Department of Libraries, and the Dollar General Foundation. The OU BigEvent award…

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