Practice & Policy Lecture Series
Provided by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd. • Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 521-3646 • Fax (405) 521-6684 • Internet:

The Practice and Policy Lecture Series has been developed to provide thought-provoking presentations on Oklahoma's emerging policy issues, trends and best practices. The series is sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Office of Planning, Research and Statistics and the University of Oklahoma Center for Public Management with the goal of providing the best educational opportunities available in a forum that offers participants an opportunity to question, share and learn from each other.

All lectures are free and open to the public.

Child Care
Child Welfare
Customer Service
Domestic Violence
Developmental Disabilities
Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
Health Care
Marriage and Family
Poverty Solutions


View picture of George E. Young, Sr. Dr. George E. Young Sr.
Governor Brad Henry appointed Dr. George E. Young Sr. to the Oklahoma Commission for Human Services for a term that expires August 2011. Young is also the pastor at Holy Temple Baptist Church in Oklahoma City. He holds a master of divinity degree and doctorate in ministry from Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa, Okla. He holds certificates in church administration and counseling.

Young has served as a board member of the Red Cross of Central Oklahoma, Leadership Oklahoma, United Way of Greater Oklahoma City, Phillips Theological University, Latino Community Development Agency, Areawide Agency on Aging, Citizen’s League of Central Oklahoma and Shiloh Youth Camp for the Eagle Ridge Institute.

Young is a 2002 graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City and graduated from Leadership Oklahoma in December 2005. He participated in the 1999 Oklahoma Aging Advocacy Leadership Academy.

Young is a trainer and instructor for the Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program for the Oklahoma Marriage Initiative and the Becoming Parents Program. He has contributed to Raising Your Child Together: A Guide for Unmarried Parents and Marriage Matters: A Guide for Louisiana Couples for the Office of Family Support, Louisiana Department of Human Services.


Last Updated: June 18, 2015
Provided by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Street address: Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Mailing address: P.O. Box 25352, Oklahoma City, OK 73125
(405) 521-3646
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