Tag: Education

Weld with Pride: OYA Youth Enroll in Unique Welding Course

Young Women’s Transition Program youth enter the only non-destructive materials testing program in Oregon.

Learning the Rights and Responsibilities of Renting

Youth at several OYA facilities and residential programs are learning how to find rentals despite barriers — a key part of transitioning out of custody.

Nonprofit Partnership Broadens Students’ Horizons

Youth at Rogue Valley learn through STEM projects, thanks to Talent Maker City

OYA Trains Second Cohort of Recovery Mentors

Eleven youth and one staff member learned how to turn their own recovery into a chance to help others.

Youth build one-of-a-kind canoe

Woodworking teacher Jim Cox leads about two dozen Tillamook youth over several years in a unique building project.

Youth Get Visual, Hands-On Experience With the Brain

NW Noggin, a neuroscience outreach nonprofit, visited youth at MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility to teach about brain development.

An Inventor’s Eye

A Camp Tillamook youth built a machine to make work easier at the facility’s plant nursery.

From GED to Diploma in Just Two Months

With support from his caseworkers, Tristan N. became the first in his family to graduate high school.

The Pathway

A teacher at OYA's Tillamook facilities draws parallels between garden pathways and the metaphorical roads traveled by youth she mentors.

Rogue Valley Musicians Win National Competition

The competition's judge, musician Aloe Blacc, called the students' lyrics "a cry for change."