Category: Youth Profiles

scholarship winners, with program staff

Nine Hope Partnership Youth Earn $17,900 in Scholarships

The students plan to use the money to help with college studies and training for the trades.

Two Youth Earn National Poetry Awards

Students from Oak Creek YCF and Rogue Valley YCF were honored in the Words Unlocked Poetry Contest.

Oregon Tribes Bring Ceremony — and Mentorship — to OYA Youth

The Confederated Tribes of Grande Ronde host annual ceremonies and talking circles at MacLaren.

Youth Earns Prestigious Community Scholarship

Tae B. has made many positive changes in his life during the past two years.

Rogue Valley YCF Youth Give Back Through Knitting

New Bridge Knits teaches youth how to knit, how to run a business, and how to help the community.

He hated his probation officer at first sight. Now he’s working for him.

The first time he met Rod Salinas, Manny was an angry 17-year-old in a Marion County juvenile courtroom.

OYA Partners with County to Help Youth on Path to Recovery

Teenagers don't typically look forward to appearing in court, but for Tori, this day was special.

Ten Hope Partnership Youth Earn $15,300 in Scholarships

Janus Youth Programs honored the youth at a ceremony in Portland.

Planting the Seed

Stephen F. turned a seven-year sentence into an opportunity to change his life — and inspired others in the process.