A Family First: College Graduation
Four youth in OYA custody recently became the first in their families to earn college degrees.
OYA Celebrates Class of 2020
This spring, 118 of OYA youth on parole or probation graduated with a high school diploma or earned a GED.
MacLaren Engine Takes to the Streets
Though it wasn't able to be used in any racing competitions this year, an engine built by MacLaren youth and their instructor is still getting noticed.
CTE Program Builds Opportunities at Oak Creek
Six female youth were selected to take an 80-hour course from Baker Technical Institute to become certified heavy equipment operators.
Building Engines, Building Skills
Youth at MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility have the opportunity to build a drag racing engine for the Jefferson High School auto racing club.
‘We can form a better system’
OYA youth and outside law students share their reflections on the class they recently took together.
Law Students Learn from the Inside
At Lewis & Clark Law School’s Juvenile Justice Seminar, taught by Oregon Youth Authority director Joe O’Leary, law students and incarcerated youth learn side by side.
Need a Wastewater Plant Operator? Call Riverbend
The facility near La Grande has been training and licensing youth in wastewater treatment for about a decade.
Facility in Burns Dedicates New Vocational Space
The building at Eastern Oregon Youth Correctional Facility houses programs in welding, auto body work, and engine repair.
Camp Florence Celebrates Graduation
Three youth earned high school diplomas and one received a GED at a ceremony in late August.