CAP Tulsa | Diversity Employer
CAP Tulsa, a community action agency, is focused on interrupting the cycle of poverty. We provide high-quality early education services for young children, as well as a range of supportive services designed to improve the economic status of their parents.
CAP Tulsa is the largest anti-poverty agency in Oklahoma. We believe every family and every child deserves the same opportunity for success. This is achieved by empowering low-income families with the education and tools they need to break the cycle of poverty. CAP Tulsa provides the support and guidance with early childhood education and comprehensive enrichment programs for the entire family.
CAP Tulsa specifically focuses on a two generation approach that aims not only to prepare young children for future success in school, but also their parents through programs designed to increase parenting skills, employability and earning potential.
CAP Tulsa serves more than 2,000 of Tulsa's low-income children in 10 early childhood centers across the county and through the Learning@Home home visitation program. CAP employs more than 630 staff members and coordinates the work of 100 volunteers and interns.
Our mission is to help young children in lower-income families grow up and achieve economic success.
Our vision for the future is that children grow up and achieve economic success so that their children are not born into poverty.
Our method is to combine high-quality early childhood education with innovative family services and resources.
Our two-generation approach aims not only to prepare young children for future success in school, but also to help their parents succeed through programs designed to increase parenting skills, employability and earning potential.
Every child and family deserves equitable opportunities to succeed.
Acting with CAP Tulsa’s mission in mind and holding ourselves accountable for intended results
- Data-Driven Decision-Making
Using data to make thoughtful and well-informed decisions
- Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Cultivating an inclusive, respectful, and equitable environment for our children, families, and employees
Exercising the freedom and obligation to challenge each other respectfully
Achieving the highest measure of quality in all that we do
Helping all people reach their full potential
- Honesty, Integrity and Transparency
Doing what’s right and aboveboard
Pursuing continuous improvement and encouraging experimentation to achieve desired outcomes
- Positive Intent
Assuming the best and giving others the benefit of the doubt
Treating all people with dignity and respect
We provide support and guidance to low-income families though early childhood education and comprehensive enrichment programs for the entire family.
In Tulsa, 1 out of every 4 children under age five lives in poverty.
CAP Tulsa is working to ensure that these children reach their full developmental potential by the end of third grade.
CAP Tulsa children with two or more years of high-quality early childhood education perform better in school and have parents who are more involved.
How does CAP Tulsa help?
We combine effective early childhood education with supports that promote nurturing parenting and family financial stability.
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