Community Development

To improve our community's and student's social capital, and quality of life through our educational, wellness and cultural programs.

OCCC Community Development Departments include:

Capitol Hill Center - Located in the heart of Oklahoma City's main Hispanic neighborhood, OCCC's Capitol Hill Center is a leader in serving the adult education and job readiness needs of the community's diverse member

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"The staff at the OCCC Capitol Hill Center are there to help the people. They are doing something for the community, and that is what I really enjoy."

   - Laura Hernandez, former student at the center, and now a business developer at an Oklahoma City bank

Career Transitions - The Career Transitions Program is designed to assist individuals facing economic challenges (i.e. receiving temporary assistance) in acquiring educational attainment that will assist them in obtaining self-sufficiency.

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Community Outreach and Education - The office of Community Outreach and Education at Oklahoma City Community College provides short-term, non-credit courses designed to improve basic skills for adults and children. Community Outreach and Education is dedicated to the belief that lifelong learning helps adults acquire the knowledge, skills, and values needed to lead productive and satisfying lives. 

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Cultural Programs - Cultural Programs is a Division within the OCCC Office of Community Development which aims to enrich the lives of students, staff, and the south Oklahoma City community at large, by fostering a thriving arts environment.

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