For individuals, membership in Smart Growth Tulsa is simple. If you support our core values and guiding principles and want to be a member, you can join by subscribing to our Newsletter. Organizational Membership affiliation is by invitation. If you represent an organization or group interested in affiliating with us and agree to be listed in our membership directory, please email us: [email protected] We will respond to your request promptly. There are no membership fees or dues for individuals or for organizations.
Preserve Midtown is a grassroots, non-partisan, volunteer community based organization founded in May, 2007. Their mission is to provide information and advocacy for resident property owners concerning issues affecting their prop erty, neighborhoods and the city of Tulsa. Preserve Midtown has been a steadfast advocate for Tulsa residents, giving them a unified voice on development and other issues. We support Preserve Midtown and invite you to visit and “Like” their Preserve Midtown Facebook Page.
TulsaNow has evolved from a small group of citizens frustrated by the failure of revitalization referendums. Their mission is to help Tulsa become the most vibrant, diverse, sustainable and prosperous city of our size by focusing on the development of Tulsa’s distinctive identity and economic growth around a dynamic, urban core, complemented by a constellation of livable, thriving communities.” We support TulsaNow in their mission and their core values. We invite you visit their website TulsaNow and to visit and “Like” their Facebook Page
Transit Matters Tulsa is a grass roots advocacy group that promotes effective public transportation in Tulsa. Our members are bus riders and people interested in creating a sustainable alternative and a strong business environment in Tulsa, so that Tulsa can become a dynamic, modern city that lives up to its full potential. We invite you to support them and visit their Transit Matters website, and to visit and “Like” their Transit Matters Facebook Page.
Code for Tulsa is a group of citizens who want to use technology to make life better in Tulsa, Oklahoma. We’re organized as a Code for America Brigade, joining other groups around the country doing similar work. In May 2013, the Tulsa City Council and Mayor of Tulsa adopted the Open and Accessible Data Resolution, with direction to provide more data online and work toward a higher level of transparency. Please visit their Code for Tulsa Website and “Like” their Code for Tulsa Facebook Page.
The mission of the Pearl District Association is to reinvent the art of city life in Tulsa. To develop from the grass-roots an urban neighborhood that is diverse, intriguing and charming; that adapts to the new realities of the 21st Century and has the character, humanity and convenience of the best, traditional cities; that offers a radical and attractive alternative to suburban living; where it is possible to work, play and shop without recourse to a car; where neighbors work to foster good schools and safe, attractive streets and civic spaces; and where a vibrant, civic environment is matched by enlightened public policies. To do all this before it is too late. Please visit the PDA Website and “Like” the PDA Facebook page.
The U.S. Green Building Council Oklahoma Chapter is a nonprofit membership organization whose vision is a sustainable environment within a generation. Its membership includes corporations, builders, universities, government agencies, and other nonprofit organizations. USGBC was founded in 1993 and has grown to over 13,000 member companies and organizations that advocate sustainable design practices with the utilization of a comprehensive family of LEED green building rating systems. Please support the U.S. Green Building Council Oklahoma Chapter by visiting their Website and Facebook Page and follow them on Twitter.
The Oklahoma Eagle is a revered 95 year old publication with a stout, unapologetic record as a robust player in Tulsa politics, justice issues, the civil rights movement, the history and culture of African Americans, growth and change, community development and music and the arts. Historically they have and will continue to chronicle the stories, challenges and triumphs of Tulsa area black people and the historic Greenwood area. But they are now expanding their story mix by covering downtown Tulsa, contentious land use and planning matters, policing and public safety, emerging technologies, the kinetic art and culture vista and the revitalization of neighborhoods. Click here for Managing Editor Ray Pearcey’s Blog including selected essays, Op/Ed and analytic works published in the Oklahoma Eagle, Smart Growth Tulsa, Urban Tulsa Weekly and the Tulsa Voice.
The Phoenix Development Council is unlike any other neighborhood association. They were created to work with the city in bringing the 36th St. N. Corridor Small Area Plan to fruition. Their goal is to help the Phoenix District reach its’ fullest economic, political and social potential. Please visit and like their Phoenix Development Council Facebook Page and share with your friends who might have an interest in helping this north Tulsa community grow and prosper.
The Greenwood Chamber of Commerce (GCC), Greenwood Community Development Corporation (GCDC), and Greenwood Business Resource Center (GBRC)’s overall mission is to create economic opportunities… businesses and jobs, which in turn will assist in stimulating the development of the north Tulsa community awareness and involvement, promote civic pride and spirit through cultural, educational and recreational activities; and provide opportunities for entrepreneurship initatives, small business technical assistance, business expansion, and the creation of jobs and training that offer upward mobility for the community. Click here to visit their website and “Like” their Facebook Page.