Oregon Youth Authority Coronavirus Updates

OYA’s Coronavirus Response

Check here regularly for updates on OYA's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Updated: Nov. 22, 2021)

Veterans' Day, November 11, 2021, Honoring All Who Served

Sharing perspectives on Veterans’ Day

OYA staff who are veterans talk about what the holiday means to them.

Trans Awareness Week November 13-19

Transgender Awareness and Remembrance

OYA recognizes and honors two important events in November to bring awareness to transgender people.

Info for Families of Youth at OYA, Oct. 20, 2021

Governor considering early release for some DOC youth

Applies to juveniles convicted as adults before Jan. 1, 2020 (Se aplicaría a los jóvenes sentenciados como adultos antes del 1 de enero de 2020)

Indigenous Peoples' Day Oct. 11, 2021, Native American Heritage Month - November

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Oregon will officially honor this day for the first time on Oct. 11.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 through October 15 is a celebratory time for learning about Hispanic cultures.

Meet Keeve: Student, Leader, Advocate

The MacLaren youth currently serves on two prestigious committees to help improve the lives of others in the system.

Staying Safe in Extreme Heat

Here are some tips for how to make sure you and those around you don’t get sick during hot temperatures.

Mural of fruits and vegetables hanging on blue wall

MacLaren Artists Use Their Talents to Brighten Community Space

The youth painted a mural for AWARE Food Bank in Woodburn as part of an ongoing partnership.

OIIR Leads Juneteenth Celebrations in Facilities

Three OYA facilities learned about the impacts of Juneteenth through programs led by the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations.

group of graduates in caps and gowns standing at front of room

Celebrating the 2021 Graduates in Facilities

Across all of OYA's facilities, there were 75 graduates in the Class of 2021.

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