“As a Matter of Fact – Central Oklahoma’s Plan to Reduce Teen Pregnancy” Report
A united group of community partners, government agencies and service providers are making teen pregnancy prevention a priority in central Oklahoma. Oklahoma is ranked second worst in the nation for teen birth rates. In central Oklahoma alone, the teen birth rate is twice as high as the national average – with one out of every five teen births in the state.
“As a Matter of Fact,” Central Oklahoma’s Plan to Reduce Teen Pregnancy, addresses a bold goal: to reduce teen births in central Oklahoma by 33% by the year 2020.
The Kirkpatrick Family Fund was founded by John and Eleanor Kirkpatrick in 1989 and is the largest affiliated fund at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation. The mission of the Fund is to invest in ideas and leadership that contribute to and advance the cultural, intellectual, and social interests of the communities it supports. The organization remains committed to adhering to the priorities and guiding principles of its founders through the leadership of Trustee and President, Christian K. Keesee, the grandson of John and Eleanor Kirkpatrick.