556 N. Denver Ave
Tulsa, OK 74103
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CEO Tulsa has been open since 2011. 

One Award Winner

We are proud to announce that our Oklahoma Team has received the One Award in the self sufficiency category presented by the Oklahoma Center for Non Profits.

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Jun 06, 2024   |  By Tiffany Shaw | Tulsa World

Opinion: Oklahoma's punishment-based probation system only speeds up incarceration

Trapped within the tangled web of Oklahoma's probation system, I have felt the crushing weight of its injustices firsthand, revealing a system that promises rehabilitation but delivers only oppression and recidivism. I cannot overstate the challenges and injustices that pervade this often-overlooked aspect of our criminal justice system, leaving individuals ...

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Dec 26, 2023

'You Can Succeed': Tulsa Woman Who Spent Years in Prison Wants to Inspire Others with Her Comeback Story

She says she's living proof people can succeed after being incarcerated.

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Nov 03, 2023   |  By NPR Tulsa

Employment services for formerly incarcerated expand in Tulsa

A nonprofit dedicated to helping people released from prison is expanding in Tulsa. The Center for Employment Opportunities opened a new location on Denver Avenue and held an open house Thursday evening. CEO says they’ve helped thousands of former prisoners gain employment.

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Nov 03, 2023   |  By KTUL

Center for Employment Opportunities expands reentry services to formerly incarcerated

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — The Center for Employment Opportunities in Tulsa expanded its reentry services to formerly incarcerated people with a new location.

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Nov 03, 2023   |  By News on 6

Tulsa Nonprofit Helps Formerly Incarcerated Individuals in Job Search Training

Since Center for Employment Opportunities has been in Tulsa, it has helped over 2,000 people find jobs after incarceration. It's now moved into a new facility downtown, allowing it to help more people than before.

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Nov 02, 2022   |  By Emily Montgomery

Over-the-road and onto a new chapter, Rodney finds success in trucking

“We've got a long way to go, and a short time to get there,” say the lyrics of “East Bound and Down,” one of the most popular trucking songs. Rodney, a new trucker, not only drives a long way in a short time for his routes but has come a ...

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Aug 04, 2022   |  By KTUL 8 ABC Tulsa News

Nonprofit helps former Green Country inmates become truckers

When Rodney Fisher was 22 years old, he was given a 52-year sentence for purse snatching. He was finally released in 2020 after maintaining his innocence for 34 years.

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Mar 10, 2020   |  By Public Radio Tulsa 89.5

[PODCAST] Getting to Know Tulsa's Center for Employment Opportunities

On this edition of ST, we learn about Tulsa's Center for Employment Opportunities (or CEO). CEO is a nationwide nonprofit that helps people who've just come out of prison find jobs and/or acquire skills and training. The Tulsa CEO branch opened in 2011; our guest is Adrienne Yandell, who directs ...

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