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5 Ways to Help OYA Youth

You can help youth at the Oregon Youth Authority -- chip in for college, volunteer at foot races, foster a youth, and more!

Ministry Group Brings Music and BMX Riders to MacLaren

The purpose of the event was to spread a message of hope to the youth.

scholarship winners, with program staff

Nine Hope Partnership Youth Earn $17,900 in Scholarships

The students plan to use the money to help with college studies and training for the trades.

Juneteenth Event Provides Cultural Lessons for MacLaren Youth

Youth performed and heard music, and presented about African-American history.

Two Youth Earn National Poetry Awards

Students from Oak Creek YCF and Rogue Valley YCF were honored in the Words Unlocked Poetry Contest.

OYA Facilities Honor Class of 2018

About 100 youth in OYA facilities earned college degrees, high school diplomas, or GEDs.

OYA Youth in the Community Celebrate Graduations

Statewide, 128 youth on OYA parole or probation earned high school diplomas or GEDs.

Oregon Tribes Bring Ceremony — and Mentorship — to OYA Youth

The Confederated Tribes of Grande Ronde host annual ceremonies and talking circles at MacLaren.

Governor Tours MacLaren YCF

During her first visit to an OYA facility, Gov. Kate Brown said she was proud of the agency's work.

Staff at Pride 2018 event and illustration of the word "Pride".

OYA Youth Celebrate Pride 2018

A range of community organizations supporting LGBTQQI youth visited MacLaren.

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