Category: Agency News

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OYA dedicates program in honor of Senator Jackie Winters

The Jackie Winters Transition Program serves youth preparing to move back to the community from close custody.

Graphic with the words Native American Heritage Month, November, plus an image of a youth holding an eagle feather while listening to drummers

Honoring Native American Heritage Month

Sharing and reflecting on the history and perspectives of Native Americans

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

OYA staff reflect on the importance of Hispanic and Latino/a/x cultures as well as their own stories.

Making the World a Better Place

Rogue Valley’s new superintendent reflects on how she got into juvenile justice and her hopes for the facility.

Disability Pride Month, July 2022

Disability Pride Month and serving youth with disabilities

It's important that we create inclusive and accessible environments for people with disabilities.

News release Oregon Youth Authority May 17, 2022

UPDATE: One runaway youth from Oregon Youth Authority still missing

The missing youth ran away the evening of May 16. Anyone who sees her should call 911.

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Pride Month and working with LGBTQ+ youth

LGBTQ+ youth are overrepresented in the juvenile justice system. It's important that we find better ways to serve them.

OYA Ambassadors of Public Service 2022

OYA’s Ambassadors of Public Service

For Public Service Recognition Week, OYA is highlighting three team members whose work stands out.

Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, May 2022

Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is dedicated to honoring AAPI cultures and heritage.

Rights Access Equity for all victims. Crime Victims' Rights WEek

Crime Victims’ Rights Week

OYA supports rights, access, and equitable treatment for all victims.