Tag: Cultural Services

Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, May 2022

Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is dedicated to honoring AAPI cultures and heritage.

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.

A man shows four young men how to play drums inside at Camp Florence

OIIR leads Black History Month celebrations

Youth at four OYA facilities learned about and discussed Black history.

December Holiday Observances

December holiday observances

Recognizing and honoring many of the cultural and religious holidays that occur this month

Trans Awareness Week November 13-19

Transgender Awareness and Remembrance

OYA recognizes and honors two important events in November to bring awareness to transgender people.

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.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

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

OIIR Leads Juneteenth Celebrations in Facilities

Three OYA facilities learned about the impacts of Juneteenth through programs led by the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations.

ADA 31, 1990-2021, Americans with Disabilities Act, Celebrate the ADA, July 26, 2021

July Brings More Than One Independence Day

National Disability Independence Day commemorates the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Drum Circles Connect Youth With Native Culture

The goal is to give youth a sense of community to help them transition out of OYA facilities successfully.