All posts by OYA Communications

Wish Lists for OYA Youth

Each OYA facility has an Amazon wish list of items requested by our youth.

Investing in My Education Was Part of My Change

Andy, a student living at MacLaren, writes about how education changed his life.

Drum Circles Connect Youth With Native Culture

The goal is to give youth a sense of community to help them transition out of OYA facilities successfully.

Rockin’ at Trask River High School

A teacher at OYA's Tillamook facilities shares a simple yet rewarding hobby with students.

Learning Work Skills, Gaining Certifications

Youth Pathways Partnership led a forklift certification class for ten youth at Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility.

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Boot Camp for a Day

Youth at Rogue Valley recently signed up for a voluntary boot camp led by veterans on the facility staff.

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Riverbend Gears Up for Fire Season

Youth at the transitional facility trained this week for their wildland firefighting certification.

OIIR Celebrates Black History

Jeopardy-style games, a Sankofa event, and a mobile history museum were part of this year's celebrations.

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Información Sobre la Vacuna para el COVID-19, para jóvenes y familias

Información sobre la vacuna para jóvenes y familias latinos, negras, y Nativo Americanos. (actualizado el 29 de abril de 21)

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Youth and Families

Get your questions about the vaccine answered, and read perspectives from people in the Black, Latino and Native American communities. (updated April 29, 2021)