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On Film: Oklahoma's African-American Communities In The Twenties

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The Solomon Sir Jones film collection is available online from Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library. The collection consists of 29 silent black and white films that document  African-American communities in Oklahoma from 1924 to 1928.

Tulsa Transit on Google

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Tulsa Transit is now accessible through Google Maps. This is a great thing for Tulsa, its existing bus riders and any new bus riders.

To find a bus route simply input your starting location, desired end location and time of travel into Google Maps (Googlemaps.com/transit), Google will route your trip letting you know which Tulsa Transit bus(es) will get you on your way. 

Tulsa Regional Chamber Forum Focuses on Understanding Generational Differences

Forum focuses on understanding generational differences

Explore the differences and similarities among the various generations represented in the workplace at July's Small Business Forum. The event, featuring Andrew Arvay of United States Beef Corp., will focus on how employees from different generational backgrounds can work more effectively together.

Tuesday, July 30
7:30 - 9 a.m. (networking from 7:30 - 8 a.m.)
Tulsa Tech, Lemley Campus - Career Services Center Auditorium
3420 S. Memorial Drive, Tulsa

The Change Agent

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The Change Agent is a social justice newspaper published twice a year in March and September. Each issue explores a different social justice topic through news articles, opinion pieces, classroom activities, poems, cartoons and interviews.

The literacy office has an online subscription which includes access to all of the back issues as well as online only activities and audio articles. Tutors- For access to this wonderful resource, call our office at 918-549-7400!

What should I know about Donor-Advised Funds?

What is a donor-advised fund (DAF)?
According to the IRS, a donor-advised fund is an account of contributions made by individual donors but maintained and operated by a sponsoring 501(c)(3) organization. Once the donor makes a contribution, the sponsoring organization has legal control over it, but the donor retains advisory privileges with respect to the distribution of funds and the investment of assets in the account.

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