Category: Agency News

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.

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Youth escapes from Oregon Youth Authority custody in Albany

Anyone who sees Shay Earnest should call 911. (updated Aug. 5, 2022)

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.

Arab American Heritage Month April 2022

Honoring Arab American Heritage Month

April is dedicated to celebrating Arab American culture and contributions.

Outside entrance to Eastern Oregon facility, with flag pole

‘The skills we all need, every day’

Lessons in emotion regulation, problem-solving, and conflict resolution are improving OYA living units — and giving youth skills for success in life.