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Janus Youth Programs Awards Scholarships to 12 Youth

Their annual scholarship program helps youth in OYA custody pay for higher education.

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Erasing the Past to Improve the Future

OYA's tattoo removal program helps youth remove the marks of a history they want to leave behind.

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Program Helps OYA Youth Build Career Success

Youth Progress’s Career Center got a boost this fall with a move to a new location.

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Protect Yourself from the Flu

Learn why flu shots are more important than ever this year, and how OYA will help youth get vaccinated.

Facts About Voting for Youth in OYA Custody

Youth adjudicated in juvenile court can still vote, even if incarcerated. Learn more in our voting guide.

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Youth Wins National Talent Competition

Ethan B. was honored nationally for a solo performance in honor of his child.

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Essay Winners Describe Those Who Inspired Them

Three youth in Oregon Youth Authority facilities recently won a writing contest.

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Thank-You from Oak Creek Youth

A youth at Oak Creek wrote a heartfelt letter to staff before paroling back to the community.

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Facilities Honor Class of 2020

Across OYA facilities, 105 youth were part of this year's graduating class.

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A Family First: College Graduation

Four youth in OYA custody recently became the first in their families to earn college degrees.