Monthly Archives: May 2016

June Key Message

Tulsa Partners is working with the City of Tulsa Program for Public Information to send out monthly key messages to enhance how the PPI operates and educates the public on disaster resilience. Please share this message through your social media … Continue reading

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Weekly Weather Update – May 31

Welcome to Cara’s Weather Corner – your weekly weather forecast by OU meteorology student and Tulsa Partners intern Cara Vanarsdel! I hope that everyone had an awesome Memorial Day Weekend! For this short week, the weather still consists of chances … Continue reading

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A personal Memorial Day message from our Executive Director

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Recovered Manuscript on the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot

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From Rooftop to River – Memorial Day Flood Anniversary

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The Tulsa Race Riot still hurts

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SCIPP Meeting was a Success!

The SCIPP (Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program) Annual Stakeholder Services Committee Meeting was held at the PSO building here in downtown Tulsa this year, and was hosted by Tulsa Partners. Multiple of the stakeholders (including Barry Keim from LSU, Leah … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Flood Anniversary

It was nighttime on May 26, 1984, and Tulsa was hit by the worst flood event in all of the city’s history. Around 15 inches of rain fell within an 8-hour period, which brought mass destruction and chaos that following … Continue reading

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Riley’s Resilience Blog – May 24, 2016

Hi everyone, and welcome to Riley’s Resilience Blog! Over the course of the next few months, I am excited to educate readers on the importance of an emergency preparedness and response plan, particularly as it pertains to local businesses and … Continue reading

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Tulsa World Article on Joplin Tornado

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Mason Lillard doesn’t spend much time these days thinking about the EF-5 tornado that nearly killed her and her cousin in the parking lot of a Home Depot store in Joplin five years ago. But Mason, … Continue reading

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