‘Just be you’
Five formerly incarcerated young women recently returned to Oak Creek to share their stories and advice.
Symphony of Words
For many youth in OYA custody, making music is a form of therapy.
OYA dedicates program in honor of Senator Jackie Winters
The Jackie Winters Transition Program serves youth preparing to move back to the community from close custody.
Into the Light
MacLaren is not a dark place with nothing to offer, a youth at the facility writes — it’s a hub of opportunities for growth.
Making the World a Better Place
Rogue Valley’s new superintendent reflects on how she got into juvenile justice and her hopes for the facility.
OYA youth celebrate graduation milestone
Education is an important part of holding youth accountable and aiding their rehabilitation at OYA.
Artist, Role Model, Influencer
Who is Carlos Chavez? A youth at MacLaren writes about the impacts of a contractor who devoted 11 years to helping OYA youth.
Through Their Eyes
A youth in OYA custody asks the staff at his facility about why they chose this line of work.
UPDATE: One runaway youth from Oregon Youth Authority still missing
The missing youth ran away the evening of May 16. Anyone who sees her should call 911.
New Bridge students join Oregon book battle
A team from OYA’s Rogue Valley facility competed in literary trivia against other schools for the first time.