Tag: Community

Thank You from a Foster Youth to Foster Parents

A MacLaren youth who was once in foster care designed and created an appreciation gift for OYA's foster parents.

Weld with Pride: OYA Youth Enroll in Unique Welding Course

Young Women’s Transition Program youth enter the only non-destructive materials testing program in Oregon.

Learning the Rights and Responsibilities of Renting

Youth at several OYA facilities and residential programs are learning how to find rentals despite barriers — a key part of transitioning out of custody.

OYA Youth Earns Right to Shred His Criminal Record

STAR Court in Marion County provides the opportunity for a clean slate.

Youth Share History, Art at Black History Month Event

MacLaren’s celebration included youth poetry and songs, plus two prominent community speakers.

Tribal Members Share Traditions with MacLaren Youth

The annual event at MacLaren, organized by The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, brings ceremonies and mentoring to youth.

‘We used each other as stepping stones to success’

For a recent class assignment, an OYA youth wrote about how others have inspired him to improve himself.

Nonprofit Partnership Broadens Students’ Horizons

Youth at Rogue Valley learn through STEM projects, thanks to Talent Maker City

Making the Team

For the first time in more than 30 years, MacLaren athletes had the chance this winter to play against community teams.

OYA Forges Connections Between Youth, Business Community

A Eugene-area professional’s visit to a residential program will be the first of many networking opportunities for the youth.