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Business Viewpoint: Youth-Adult Partnerships - from Advisors to Co-Creators

Tulsa World 

August 18, 2019

"We've learned a lot in our fisrst year running the Tulsa Public Schools Superintendent's Student Cabinet..." 


Tulsa Students Paint Mural Over School Graffiti


May 16, 2019

Springdale Elementary Changemakers beautify their school in partnership with Disrupt Tulsa. 

Tulsa Changemakers Students Pitch Their Ideas to Improve Schools and Community

Channel 8

May 7, 2019

"Ten schools, and ten different problems with solutions. These kids call themselves Tulsa Changemakers..." 


Tulsa Changemakers Pitch Night

Good Day Tulsa

May 1, 2019

Changemakers Alan and Sharniece promote Tulsa Changemakers Pitch Night on Good Day Tulsa. 


When Kids Leads The Way

One Day Magazine

February 27, 2019

"On a recent Thursday evening in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Kristopher Arroyo stood in front of 200 people at Tulsa Community College and called for improvements to Oklahoma's prisons. It was hist first public speaking experience, but he..." 


Tulsa Student Leaders Fill Auditorium as They Share How they Are Changing Tulsa For The Better

The Black Wall Street Times

December 14, 2018

"In a packed auditorium at the Tulsa Community College Center for Creativity..." 


Tulsa Changemakers Helps Students Understand, connect With Communities

Tulsa World

December 14, 2018

"Sixth grader Cairo Pray and his classmates set out to donate to the city's homeless residents for their Tulsa Changemakers..." 


Tulsa Changemakers Pitch Night

Good Day Tulsa

March 5, 2018

Changemakers Kimberly and Ben promote Tulsa Changemakers Pitch Night on Good Day Tulsa. 


Business Viewpoint: Building Model City for Youth-Driven Impact

Tulsa World

September 9, 2018

"It took one evening for Mkeyela, 11, to write the mission and vision statements and a three-page speech for the Hug Club, an initiative she and her friends..." 


Tulsa Changemakers Pitch Night

Good Day Tulsa

March 5, 2018

Changemakers Darrion and Valeria promote Tulsa Changemakers Pitch Night on Good Day Tulsa. 


Winds of Change

Tulsa People

December 1, 2017

"Don’t tell Andrew Spector and Jake Lerner that children should be seen and not heard. The program they developed, Tulsa Changemakers, empowers middle- and high-schoolers to make meaningful change in their schools and communities.." 


A Program Called Tulsa Changemakers is Developing a New Generation of Local Leaders

The Frontier - Podcast

June 30, 2017

"Tulsa Changemakers provides a framework for middle and high school students to identify problems and opportunities in their community, then works..." 


Tulsa Changemakers

The Spirit of Leading - Podcast

April 18, 2017

"Andrew Spector and Jake Lerner wanted to make differnce in education. Neither went to college to become teachers. Both are. They signed up with Teach for America, a program to recruit high-performing college graduates to teach in..." 


Tulsa Changemakers Program Empowers children to drive change in community

Tulsa World

December 10, 2016

"Seated at a kid-size table in a Bell Elementary School classroom, 10-year-old Dra’zone Claybon interjected a research tip during a discussion of..." 

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Op-Ed: Who Will Change the World for the Better? We Know

Tulsa World

August 20, 2016

"Changing our mindset as teachers from “What can we do for our students?” to “What opportunity can we create for them?” sparked our idea for..."