Tag: Cultural Services

Events Help Youth Learn About and Re-Examine Culture

Six OYA facilities held events to commemorate Black History Month.

Learning and Living the Principles of Kwanzaa

OYA youth at the MacLaren and Tillamook facilities participated in the traditions and celebrations of Kwanzaa

A Celebration of Culture and Traditions

Oregon Youth Authority hosts several facility events throughout November to mark Native American Heritage Month.

Facilities Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Dancing horses and performances by Aztec dancers were among the highlights.

Pow Wows Connect Native Youth with their Roots

A recent pow wow at OYA's Tillamook facilities was one of several held in September for youth in custody.

Youth Celebrate Pride at MacLaren

The event offered support, history lessons, and fun for LGBTQ youth and allies.

‘What I Call Family’

MacLaren hosts Latino community program for youth that promotes civic engagement and community service.

Pow Wow Connects Youth with Their Culture

Thanks to Native American community volunteers, MacLaren youth participated in a recent pow wow at their facility.

Commemorating the End of Slavery

MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility hosted a Juneteenth celebration on June 29.

Photo Tour: Rivera House

Take a look inside Rivera House, a residential program that serves LGBTQQI youth.