Month: July 2018

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.

New Program Creates Runners at Oak Creek

The facility recently hosted its first 10K race — and more running events are in the works.

Oregon Tribes Bring Ceremony — and Mentorship — to OYA Youth

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