Welcome to Okey’s Promise.
This is a site to share information about a public art project designed to create awareness about the connections between animal maltreatment, child abuse and domestic violence. Statistics back up my own anecdotal experience as a therapist for trauma survivors.
There is a strong link. When animals are in danger, chances are, children are too.
The purpose of Okey’s Promise, named for a small rescued cat, is to create artworks that will be prominently viewed in the community to generate interest and awareness. They will be positive in nature. The purpose is to remind us of the riches we have in helping those who are most vulnerable in society.
The video below explains the genesis of the project.
I am developing a fund raising campaign to obtain the resources so that I can create the art. I am in the process of developing a campaign at Kickstarter.com, and will post when that goes live. I am also seeking out other opportunities. If you have suggestions, or would like to sponsor the project in some way, please contact me.
I look forward to your camaraderie and support through this journey.
Life is an Adventure!