The minimum wage in Oklahoma hasn't been raised in more than a decade. That's where we come in.
WageUpOKC is a group of high school students dedicated to raising the minimum wage in Oklahoma, one business at a time. After talking to many experts around Oklahoma City, the WageUpOKC team discovered the minimum wage of $7.25 in Oklahoma was far too low to support average family households.
$12/hour allows a family with at least one full-time worker to be "housing stable," or able to afford and sustain housing.