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Commemorating the End of Slavery

MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility hosted a Juneteenth celebration on June 29.

‘You Should Be Proud’

Twenty-five MacLaren youth were honored with diplomas and certifications at a June 26 graduation ceremony.

Nine Receive High School Diplomas in Tillamook

Trask River High School at Tillamook Youth Correctional Facility and Camp Tillamook celebrates graduates at June 21 ceremony.

‘I’m Proud of How Far I’ve Come’

OYA youth’s dedication to getting to school pays off with not only graduation, but a prestigious four-year scholarship.

Dozens Honored at Oak Creek Graduation

The June 12 ceremony celebrated youth who earned an associate degree and 47 diplomas and GEDs.

Youth Expand Cultural, Musical Horizons

Global Perspectives, brought to MacLaren by community organizer and musician Adam Carpinelli, also teaches youth empathy and conflict resolution.

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.

Cutting for a Cause: 19 Youth Donate Hair to Charity

Oak Creek YCF Youth Alissa M. wanted to give back to a charity that helped her when she lost her hair at age 10.

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.