A New Way of Living

Renovations to the living units at MacLaren aim to better support rehabilitation.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Month

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

The month of May is a time to celebrate, recognize and pay tribute to the AAPI people who have enriched our country's history and culture.

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Boot Camp for a Day

Youth at Rogue Valley recently signed up for a voluntary boot camp led by veterans on the facility staff.

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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Riverbend Gears Up for Fire Season

Youth at the transitional facility trained this week for their wildland firefighting certification.

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Getting on the College Track

A community mentoring program is supporting OYA students in their pursuit of higher education.

OIIR Celebrates Black History

Jeopardy-style games, a Sankofa event, and a mobile history museum were part of this year's celebrations.

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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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Film Group Teaches History and Culture

A program where youth watch films from Spanish-speaking countries has become popular at MacLaren.

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Big Machines, Big Opportunities

A partnership with Baker Technical Institute allows OYA youth to get certified to operate heavy equipment.

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