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Facility Tournament a Big Success

The flag football tournament taught youth lessons on sportsmanship and teamwork.

Rogue Valley Musicians Win National Competition

The competition's judge, musician Aloe Blacc, called the students' lyrics "a cry for change."

Youth Robert P. reaches for the king.

OYA Youth Compete in Cross-Facility Chess Tournament

25 youth from across Oregon compete in a Chess for Success event held at OYA.

young women running

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.

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.

Governor Tours MacLaren YCF

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

Riverbend Youth Join Area Parade — and Learn Value of Service

Marching in the Union County Ag-Timber Parade helped the Riverbend Fire Crew add public relations skills to their resumes.

OYA Manager to Present on Positive Youth Development and Isolation

Shannon Myrick will be part of a free webinar sponsored by the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators.