Tulsa Responds, with some Inspiration from Kenan first-year
Mckenna Raley is a First Year at Duke and a Research Assistant at Kenan as a member of the Ethics, Leadership & Global Citizenship Focus Cluster. Now home in Tulsa, OK, Mckenna created a website, tulsaresponds.org, to reach people, small businesses, and organizations as a means to provide resources and invaluable information to navigate this pandemic. Her site soon gained attention from community leaders who wanted to collaborate. Adding a financial assistance program the city developed, together they just launched tulsaunites.org. Two weeks into the project, they have already received more than 1,200 submissions and have been able to provide assistance to each within 24 hours.
“We hope to make this a living website that can extend even beyond COVID-19 and really just help Tulsans with whatever the city has next.”