Tag: DEI

Graphic that says "Pride Month, June 2022"

Pride Month and working with LGBTQ+ youth

LGBTQ+ youth are overrepresented in the juvenile justice system. It's important that we find better ways to serve them.

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.

Arab American Heritage Month April 2022

Honoring Arab American Heritage Month

April is dedicated to celebrating Arab American culture and contributions.

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.

"We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there 'is' such a thing as being too late. This is no time for apathy or complacency. This is a time for vigorous and positive action." Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Reflecting on the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

We interview some of our teammates about what Dr. King's work means to them.

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.

Celebrating Pride Month

June brings the start of Pride Month, a time to recognize the positive impacts that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people have in the world.

Director's Message - June 2020

Response to Racial Violence and Protests

A message to OYA staff from the agency's director and deputy director.