Tag: Community

Collage of women headshots with the words "Women's History Month March 2022"

Celebrating Women’s History Month

March is Women's History Month, a time to celebrate historical and current contributions from women.

Black History Month February 2022

Celebrating Black History Month

Black History Month celebrates both the historical and modern-day contributions made by phenomenal African Americans.

Congratulations Director's Award Winners!

2021 OYA Director’s Award winners announced

Ali Rolle, Brent Rutkowski, and Griselda Solano-Salinas are this year's winners.

"We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there 'is' such a thing as being too late. This is no time for apathy or complacency. This is a time for vigorous and positive action." Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Reflecting on the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

We interview some of our teammates about what Dr. King's work means to them.

Veterans' Day, November 11, 2021, Honoring All Who Served

Sharing perspectives on Veterans’ Day

OYA staff who are veterans talk about what the holiday means to them.

City building with sign on the side that says "How are you really?"

Peer Support Team Ready to Listen

OYA’s parole and probation staff are accustomed to helping others. But what happens when they need their own support?

Indigenous Peoples' Day Oct. 11, 2021, Native American Heritage Month - November

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Oregon will officially honor this day for the first time on Oct. 11.

Two young men in a barbershop shave an older man's head

‘More than just cutting someone’s hair’

Three youth from Camp Florence have become the go-to barbers in their coastal town.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 through October 15 is a celebratory time for learning about Hispanic cultures.

Staying Safe in Extreme Heat

Here are some tips for how to make sure you and those around you don’t get sick during hot temperatures.