Category: Community

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Program Helps OYA Youth Build Career Success

Youth Progress’s Career Center got a boost this fall with a move to a new location.

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Protect Yourself from the Flu

Learn why flu shots are more important than ever this year, and how OYA will help youth get vaccinated.

Facts About Voting for Youth in OYA Custody

Youth adjudicated in juvenile court can still vote, even if incarcerated. Learn more in our voting guide.

Wildfire Updates

Wildfire Updates and Resources

Learn about the status of OYA facilities and programs related to the wildfires, plus resources where you can find help. (Updated Sept. 17, 2020)

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COVID-19: Moving Youth to the Community (Update)

So far, the governor's plans to release incarcerated adults do not include youth in OYA custody.

OYA Celebrates Class of 2020

This spring, 118 of OYA youth on parole or probation graduated with a high school diploma or earned a GED.

Budget update for May 12, 2020

OYA Budget Cut Exercise

The governor asked all state agencies to submit plans for a potential budget cut. Here are details about OYA's plan.

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Fire Season Begins for Riverbend Crew

Youth in Camp Riverbend's wildland firefighter training program responded to a blaze this week.

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Coping Through Art

OYA youth share the art they've been creating during the pandemic.

Oregon Youth Authority Coronavirus Updates

OYA’s Coronavirus Response

Check here regularly for updates on OYA's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Updated: Aug. 4, 2022)