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INSTITUTE OF HOPE

WHO WE ARE Three College of Liberal Arts alumnae founded the Institute of Hope to fight the social injustices of poverty, prejudice, and abuse. Our mission is to carry on this work by promoting awareness of state and national issues through educational programming, engaging members of our collegiate community in service opportunities, and offering flexible financial aid. OUR FOUNDERS Beverly Coon, Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, 2005 Tina Dobson, Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, 2005 Laura Mitchell, Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, 2005 SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS Tuition and Fee Waiver Scholarship Emergency Fund for Textbooks Travel and Research Awards OUR EVENTS September 21st A screening of the film Winters Bone and faculty panel discussion October 10th through the 13th Poverty Awareness Week Additionally, on October 10th we will be having a book group discussion over Dr. Jennifer Shermans work. Space is limited, so the sign up sheet is posted on the door of LA201B October 26th Author Jennifer Sherman will visit the campus and lead a discussion of her book Those Who Work, Work, Those Who Dont: Poverty, Mortality, and Family in Rural America

INSTITUTE OF HOPE
WHO WE ARE Three College of Liberal Arts alumnae founded the Institute of Hope to fight the social injustices of poverty, prejudice, and abuse. Our mission is to carry on this work by promoting awareness of state and national issues through educational programming, engaging members of our collegiate community in service opportunities, and offering flexible financial aid. OUR FOUNDERS Beverly Coon, Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, 2005 Tina Dobson, Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, 2005 Laura Mitchell, Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, 2005 SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS Tuition and Fee Waiver Scholarship Emergency Fund for Textbooks Travel and Research Awards OUR EVENTS September 21st A screening of the film Winters Bone and faculty panel discussion October 10th through the 13th Poverty Awareness Week Additionally, on October 10th we will be having a book group discussion over Dr. Jennifer Shermans work. Space is limited, so the sign up sheet is posted on the door of LA201B October 26th Author Jennifer Sherman will visit the campus and lead a discussion of her book Those Who Work, Work, Those Who Dont: Poverty, Mortality, and Family in Rural America

OUR PURPOSE AND VALUES -To promote awareness of social injustices occurring on local, state, and national levels -To provide an outlet which promotes social responsibility through our activities and our partnerships with other organizations -To engage our university students, faculty, staff, and administration as well as our local community by providing educational programming, aid, and service opportunities -We embody transformative learning and humanitarian and social advocacy in action -We exist to promote educational obtainment and opportunities for applied sociology while empowering those involved to pursue innovative ideas and personal growth -We develop an academic understanding of the causes and consequences of multiple forms of inequality -We encourage an awareness of issues and a unified opposition of social injustices in our programming and work while treating all we meet with dignity and respect IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HELP ALLIEVIATE RURAL POVERTY, PLEASE CONTACT: The University of Central Oklahoma Volunteer Service Learning Center (http://broncho2.uco.edu/volunteer/) or the Oklahoma Association of Community Action Agencies (http://www.okacaa.org) CONTACT INFORMATION Dr. Amanda Miller 100 North University Drive, Campus Box 182 Edmond, Oklahoma 73034

OUR PURPOSE AND VALUES -To promote awareness of social injustices occurring on local, state, and national levels -To provide an outlet which promotes social responsibility through our activities and our partnerships with other organizations -To engage our university students, faculty, staff, and administration as well as our local community by providing educational programming, aid, and service opportunities -We embody transformative learning and humanitarian and social advocacy in action -We exist to promote educational obtainment and opportunities for applied sociology while empowering those involved to pursue innovative ideas and personal growth -We develop an academic understanding of the causes and consequences of multiple forms of inequality -We encourage an awareness of issues and a unified opposition of social injustices in our programming and work while treating all we meet with dignity and respect IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HELP ALLIEVIATE RURAL POVERTY, PLEASE CONTACT: The University of Central Oklahoma Volunteer Service Learning Center (http://broncho2.uco.edu/volunteer/) or the Oklahoma Association of Community Action Agencies (http://www.okacaa.org) CONTACT INFORMATION Dr. Amanda Miller 100 North University Drive, Campus Box 182 Edmond, Oklahoma 73034