As part of the “Talk With Us” mobile video project, Oklahoma Watch held a forum in south Oklahoma City featuring Oklahoma City Councilwoman Meg Salyer, Oklahoma City Public Schools board member Gloria Torres and attorney Michael Brooks-Jimenez.

To learn more about poverty in Oklahoma City neighborhoods, go to the unique “Talk With Us” website.

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Meg Salyer: Hopes for South OKC

Gloria Torres: Hopes for South OKC

Michael Brooks-Jimenez: Hopes for South OKC

Brooks-Jimenez: Low Voter Participation

Salyer: Cultural Tensions

Torres: Low Community College Grad Rates

Videos by Ilea Shutler.


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