Tag: Community

Wildfire Updates

Wildfire Updates and Resources

Learn about the status of OYA facilities and programs related to the wildfires, plus resources where you can find help. (Updated Sept. 17, 2020)

Coronavirus updates - with OYA logo and caduceus

COVID-19: Moving Youth to the Community (Update)

So far, the governor's plans to release incarcerated adults do not include youth in OYA custody.

OYA Celebrates Class of 2020

This spring, 118 of OYA youth on parole or probation graduated with a high school diploma or earned a GED.

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UPDATE: Both Youth Who Escaped are Back in Custody

The youth, ages 12 and 16, had escaped from the Children's Farm Home in Corvallis on June 6.

Youth Celebrates Court Graduation Remotely

Ben L. is OYA's third youth to graduate from RAP Court, Lane County's juvenile drug court program.

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Coping Through Art

OYA youth share the art they've been creating during the pandemic.

Oregon Youth Authority Coronavirus Updates

OYA’s Coronavirus Response

Check here regularly for updates on OYA's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Updated: Sept. 18, 2020)

‘This is my proudest case’

Nineteen-year-old Jordan B. was recently terminated from OYA custody after making tremendous strides toward success, including getting a Certified Nursing Assistant license and job, and getting her driver's permit.

New in 2020: Changes to Oregon Juvenile Law. Graphic showing images of the human brain, scales of justice, and judge's gavel.

Oregon Juvenile Justice Laws Change This Year

Learn about some of the major law changes affecting the juvenile justice system.

Joe O'Leary's juvenile justice seminar poses for a final class photo.

‘We can form a better system’

OYA youth and outside law students share their reflections on the class they recently took together.