Tag Archives: Charter for Compassion

Response to Murder of Khalid Jabara

The following statement was issued in response to murder of Khalid Jabara in Tulsa, OK by his neighbor. We stand with many others in Tulsa (and around the world) to denounce not only the senseless killing of #KhalidJabara, but also … Continue reading

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Letter to Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett Calling for Compassionate Response

The following letter was sent today to Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett, Jr following announcement that he has sent a letter to President Obama opposing acceptance of Syrian refugees. November 16, 2015   Dear Mayor Bartlett, I am writing to express the … Continue reading

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‘Compassionate Tulsa’: Joint Resolution of Mayor, City Council Launches New Human Rights Initiative

Here is a copy of the press release sent out by the City of Tulsa after Monday’s press conference at which City Manager Jim Twombly (on behalf of Mayor Dewey Bartlett, Jr, who was ill) signed the resolution declaring Tulsa … Continue reading

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City Council Declares Tulsa a “Compassionate Community”

At their meeting on June 25, 2015, the Tulsa City Council unanimously approved a resolution endorsing the Charter for Compassion, declaring Tulsa a Compassionate Community, and authorizing the Human Rights Commission to develop and oversee a 10-year implementation strategy. Our … Continue reading

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Tulsa to Become a “Compassionate Community”

The Tulsa Interfaith Alliance has been working with the City of Tulsa’s Human Rights Commission for the past year on a process to have Tulsa recognized as a “Compassionate Community” by the International Charter for Compassion Committee.  A resolution to … Continue reading

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The Compassion Tour Comes to Tulsa

          The Compassion Tour, a global, yearlong, multi-city tour to raise awareness of compassion, has added a stop in Tulsa to happen February 8-21, 2015.  The Tour comes out of the life work of David H. Breaux who … Continue reading

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Human Rights Commission Supports Charter for Compassion

NOVEMBER 17, 2014, TULSA, OK – At today’s meeting of the Human Rights Commission (HRC) for the City of Tulsa, commissioners approved a proposal from the Tulsa Interfaith Alliance in collaboration with the Interfaith sub-committee of the HRC to begin … Continue reading

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Help Make Tulsa a Charter for Compassion City

The Tulsa Interfaith Alliance is hoping to partner with the Tulsa Human Rights Commission to identify and develop an implementation strategy resulting in Tulsa becoming a Charter for Compassion City. We have already had one presentation before the Human Rights … Continue reading

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