Category: Community

Tribal Members Share Traditions with MacLaren Youth

The annual event at MacLaren, organized by The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, brings ceremonies and mentoring to youth.

‘We used each other as stepping stones to success’

For a recent class assignment, an OYA youth wrote about how others have inspired him to improve himself.

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.

Making the Team

For the first time in more than 30 years, MacLaren athletes had the chance this winter to play against community teams.

OYA Forges Connections Between Youth, Business Community

A Eugene-area professional’s visit to a residential program will be the first of many networking opportunities for the youth.

‘Thank you for being Mom when you didn’t need to’

An OYA youth in foster care writes a heartfelt thank-you note to her foster family.

Youth Get Visual, Hands-On Experience With the Brain

NW Noggin, a neuroscience outreach nonprofit, visited youth at MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility to teach about brain development.