Tag Archives: interfaith

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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Interfaith Alliance and OK Affiliates Call on Fallin to Remove 10 Commandments Monument

Despite a recent court order requiring Oklahoma to remove a statue of the Ten Commandments from the grounds of its capitol, Governor Mary Fallin has insisted on leaving the religious symbol in place. In response to the Governor’s refusal to … 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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Statement Concerning Actions of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity

The following statement was read by our Executive Director at the press conference called by the Say No to Hate Coalition of Tulsa in response to the recent racist incident involving the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University of … Continue reading

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Statement in Opposition to Oklahoma HB 1598

The Tulsa Interfaith Alliance is deeply disappointed in yesterday’s action by the Children, Youth, and Family Services Committee (Rep Sally Kern, Chair) of the Oklahoma House of Representatives in which they amended and then approved HB 1598 the “Parental and … Continue reading

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Save the Date

Our annual Russell Bennett Award Presentation Dinner will be Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 6:00pm at the Raindrop House Turkish Cultural Center in Broken Arrow, OK.  The award recipient will be announced later. Check our website after March 1 to … Continue reading

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Opposition to SB48

The Tulsa Interfaith Alliance wishes to voice its opposition to Senate Bill 48, introduced by Sen. Kyle Loveless (R-Oklahoma City). The bill seeks to provide immunity from liability for school district employees who wish to teach an elective course on … 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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The Role of Faith in Health Care Decisions

September 29, 2014 The Tulsa Interfaith Alliance, in partnership with Phillips Theological Seminary and the Women’s & Gender Studies Department at the University of Tulsa, will be hosting a community forum on Thursday, October 9 at 7pm in the Allen … Continue reading

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Letter to Gov Fallin re: National Day of Prayer

April 22, 2014 Dear Governor Fallin, On behalf of the Interfaith Alliance, the Interfaith Alliance of Tulsa and Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma City, organizations committed to defending religious freedom whose members represent more than 75 faith traditions, we are writing … Continue reading

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