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
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.
A Place of Their Own
OYA was grappling with how to better serve youth who identify as LGBTQQI. Along came Rivera House.