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  • The Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice (“OCCJ”) was part of a national organization founded in 1927 as “The National Conference of Christians and Jews.” The National Conference of Christians and Jews eventually became the "National Conference for Community and Justice," before OCCJ evolved into an independent, nonprofit organization in Oklahoma.

  • OCCJ is dedicated to eliminating bias, bigotry, and racism in our state, in our generation, as well as increasing respect and understanding among all races, religions, and cultures through dialogue and education.

  • OCCJ is not a religious organization. It is a human relations organization.

  • OCCJ is not a United Way agency. OCCJ is supported by the generous contributions of individuals, businesses and foundations in the community.

  • OCCJ is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization affiliated with the National Federation for Just Communities. Contributions to OCCJ are tax-deductible.

  • OCCJ is governed by a diverse board of directors. Our office is staffed by a president and CEO, as well as dedicated full-time staff who work from our offices in Tulsa and Oklahoma City.