Category: Community

Staying Safe in Extreme Heat

Here are some tips for how to make sure you and those around you don’t get sick during hot temperatures.

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MacLaren Artists Use Their Talents to Brighten Community Space

The youth painted a mural for AWARE Food Bank in Woodburn as part of an ongoing partnership.

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Youth in the Community Celebrate Graduation

Sixty-four OYA youth earned their high school diplomas or GEDs in the community this spring.

Support victims. Build trust. Engage communities. National Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 18-24, 2021.

Supporting Victims, Engaging Communities

OYA director Joe O'Leary reflects on the rights and roles of victims in the juvenile justice system.

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‘I Feel Like I’m Winning at Something’

A job at Intel has given a 16-year-old OYA youth more than just an income — it’s given her motivation to change.

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Información Sobre la Vacuna para el COVID-19, para jóvenes y familias

Información sobre la vacuna para jóvenes y familias latinos, negras, y Nativo Americanos. (actualizado el 29 de abril de 21)

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Youth and Families

Get your questions about the vaccine answered, and read perspectives from people in the Black, Latino and Native American communities. (updated April 29, 2021)

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Vacunas de COVID-19 y la Correccional Juvenil de Oregon

Esto es lo que sabemos sobre cuándo el personal o los jóvenes de la Correccional Juvenil de Oregon (OYA, por sus siglas en inglés) podrían ser elegibles para recibir las vacunas.

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COVID-19 Vaccines and OYA

The latest information on vaccines for OYA staff and youth. [Updated March 2, 2021]

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Janus Youth Programs Awards Scholarships to 12 Youth

Their annual scholarship program helps youth in OYA custody pay for higher education.