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Janus Youth Programs awards scholarships to OYA youth

Fifteen current and former OYA youth received scholarships for higher education or vocational training supplies.

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Peer Support Team Ready to Listen

OYA’s parole and probation staff are accustomed to helping others. But what happens when they need their own support?

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‘More than just cutting someone’s hair’

Three youth from Camp Florence have become the go-to barbers in their coastal town.

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Camp Florence Celebrates Graduates

Ten students earned their high school diplomas or GEDs as part of the Class of 2021.

Meet Keeve: Student, Leader, Advocate

The MacLaren youth currently serves on two prestigious committees to help improve the lives of others in the system.

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MacLaren Artists Use Their Talents to Brighten Community Space

The youth painted a mural for AWARE Food Bank in Woodburn as part of an ongoing partnership.

OIIR Leads Juneteenth Celebrations in Facilities

Three OYA facilities learned about the impacts of Juneteenth through programs led by the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations.

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Celebrating the 2021 Graduates in Facilities

Across all of OYA's facilities, there were 75 graduates in the Class of 2021.

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Youth in the Community Celebrate Graduation

Sixty-four OYA youth earned their high school diplomas or GEDs in the community this spring.

Investing in My Education Was Part of My Change

Andy, a student living at MacLaren, writes about how education changed his life.