All posts by Lindsay Keefer

OYA Brings Wildland Firefighter Training to Female Youth

Twenty-three more youth from Oak Creek Youth Correctional Facility are now certified in wildland firefighting.

OYA Youth Learns About Research Firsthand

Kathryn S. has been interning with OYA’s research department for more than two years.

Three Meals a Day – For 500 Youth

OYA’s nutrition services team works at all hours to make sure youth in facilities stay well-fed and healthy.

Camp Riverbend Youth Pursue Culinary Skills

Youth are working with a staff cook to learn how to create dishes from around the world.

Weld with Pride: OYA Youth Enroll in Unique Welding Course

Young Women’s Transition Program youth enter the only non-destructive materials testing program in Oregon.

OYA Youth Earns Right to Shred His Criminal Record

STAR Court in Marion County provides the opportunity for a clean slate.

Nonprofit Partnership Broadens Students’ Horizons

Youth at Rogue Valley learn through STEM projects, thanks to Talent Maker City

OYA Trains Second Cohort of Recovery Mentors

Eleven youth and one staff member learned how to turn their own recovery into a chance to help others.

Youth build one-of-a-kind canoe

Woodworking teacher Jim Cox leads about two dozen Tillamook youth over several years in a unique building project.

Winter Festival Raises Money to Benefit Rogue Valley Youth

The festive event featured youth speeches, a ukulele group, and a silent auction.