BIRTH THROUGH EIGHT STRATEGY FOR TULSA Birth through Eight Strategy for Tulsa (BEST), represents an exciting opportunity for Tulsa. BEST is a comprehensive, continuous and integrated approach that focuses on families and empowers parents and caregivers with supports to help break the cycle of intergenerational poverty for their children. Through this strategy, a network of programs and services, knitted together to create a seamless continuum of support, join community agencies and philanthropies to partner with Tulsa’s families and build a cycle of opportunity that will significantly improve children’s success in life.