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RisforThursday Network of Oklahoma


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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.  

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The 2019 Annual (statewide) Conversation will return with a big splash in February 2019. Please stay tuned!!