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Oklahoma State University

RisforThursday Network of Oklahoma

R is for Thursday is an Oklahoma-based research-to-practice, practice-to-research initiative. R is for Thursday equips individuals to support college-bound foster youth/alumni and foster alumni attending Oklahoma colleges and universities. These activities are accomplished through collaborative partnerships with high school and community professionals, foster alumni students/graduates, state and federal entities, and higher education campuses across the state.
R is for Thursday defines an R is for Thursday (R4T) student as any person who spent time in an out-of-home placement (such as a group home or state custody) in any state or country from ages 13-18 and who is currently enrolled at, has graduated from, or is college-bound to an Oklahoma college or university.  

To contact our team: risforthursday@okstate.edu

Our April 3-6, 2018, regional meetings have been cancelled in sensitivity to the focus and timing of the “Together We’re Stronger” campaign (effort to increase investment in Oklahoma public education). The 2019 Annual (statewide) Conversation will return with a big splash in February 2019. Please stay tuned!!

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