Category: Agency News

Oregon Legislature Passes Historic Juvenile Justice Sentencing Reform

OYA's director and deputy director discuss what Senate Bill 1008 will mean for Oregon youth.

Veteran JPPO receives lifetime achievement award

Jim Hupp, who has been a juvenile parole and probation officer since 1996, was honored in advance of his retirement next spring.

OYA Youths’ Crucial Role in Prepping Patrol Cars for Civilians

A partnership with Oregon State Police has introduced the police car decommissioning process to youth at MacLaren.

Governor honors OYA employees

Five Oregon Youth Authority employees are being recognized by Gov. Kate Brown during Public Service Recognition Week, which is May 5-11, 2019.

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.

OYA Dedicates New Bridge High School

The new building offers expanded educational and vocational opportunities at Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility.

Rogue Valley School Honored as High Performance Building

The school's architects were recognized for their work to incorporate efficient energy strategies.

Welcome to The U

OYA adopted a new way of working with the most emotionally reactive youth — and both youth and staff have changed for the better.

OYA Celebrates New Housing and Program Spaces at MacLaren

State legislators helped OYA cut the ribbon for six new living units at MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility.