After School Group at Kendall Whittier: help give opportunities to children with a parent in prison


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Tue Jan 23, 2018 02:25 PM - Tue May 22, 2018 04:15 PM


Kendall Whittier Elementary2601 E 5th Pl, Tulsa, OK 74104Tulsa, OK 74104


Did you know that a child with a parent in prison is 5 times more likely than their peers to be incarcerated themselves later on in life? Did you know Oklahoma incarcerates women at a higher rate than anywhere else in the world? New Hope Oklahoma works with youth 5-18 who have/have had an incarcerated parent, with the mission to end generational incarceration.

Among other services, we provide after school programs that serve as both a support group and a learning opportunity. Help make a difference for youth by co-leading an after-school group at Kendall Whittier Elementary every Tuesday afternoon. Work with staff to create a supportive, caring group. Help lead youth through games and lessons grounded in the evidence-based curricula used by New Hope to teach social, emotional, and leadership principles and build resilience. Most importantly, serve as a caring adult to youth in our community!


Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2:25pm-4:15pm every Tuesday
  • Weekly commitment

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