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Diana Hartley leads Oklahoma Women’s Coalition

By James A. Pearson, for The Oklahoman Diana Hartley has a history with mountains. Last March she broke her leg speeding down a mountain in New Mexico. Luckily, she was found by an off-duty member of the ski patrol. “My biggest concern wasn't [More...]

Diana Hartley, Executive Director and Kimberly Mahon, Communications Director

Introducing the New OWC Staff

The Oklahoma Women's Coalition is happy to announce our new staff: Diana Hartley, Executive Director & Kimberly Mahon, Communications Director  Together, they will lead the nonpartisan, statewide nonprofit into its sixth year as the voice for [More...]


“America on Probation” – NY Times Article

  Alternatives to Incarceration is a focus area for the Coalition's advocacy and education efforts in 2014.  This NY Times Opinion piece certainly addresses possible solutions for our state leaders to consider. Author Bill Keller's [More...]


If you are interested in hosting a brown bag seminar or have any ideas for our 2014 OneVoice Educational Forum Series, please let us know! We think it's important to offer free forums throughout the state, covering issues of importance to women and girls. Email your ideas to:


Our 2014 legislative key issue areas are:
• Health and Wellness
• Alternatives to Incarceration
• Violence Prevention & Response
• Economic Security
We are closely tracking legislation in all four categories. Such bills include topics like mental health appropriations, constructive ways to reduce incarceration, and stricter punishments for those with stalking, domestic violence, or human trafficking offenses.
If passed, these bills will improve the lives of women and girls.

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