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Youth Celebrate Pride at MacLaren

The event offered support, history lessons, and fun for LGBTQ youth and allies.

Restorative Justice: Building a Safer Community

Youth at Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility are learning to consider their impact on others and repair relationships with those they have harmed.

Expressing Themselves in More Ways than One

A unique project at MacLaren teaches youth how to tell stories through breakdancing and filmmaking.

‘What I Call Family’

MacLaren hosts Latino community program for youth that promotes civic engagement and community service.

Foster Care Picnic Builds Positive Connections

The annual event allows youth, foster parents and staff to have fun in a stress-free environment.

Tournament Teaches Teamwork, Sportsmanship

OYA facilities have four all-facility sports tournaments annually.

Pow Wow Connects Youth with Their Culture

Thanks to Native American community volunteers, MacLaren youth participated in a recent pow wow at their facility.

Governor Signs Senate Bill 1008 into Law

Oregon Youth Authority Director Joe O'Leary was invited to speak at the July 22 signing of the juvenile justice bill in Portland.

OYA Celebrates Staff in the Community

July 21-27 is Pre-Trial, Probation, Parole and Community Supervision Week in Oregon.

Foster Parents Retire After 43 Years

Arnie and Donna Brubaker were known to OYA and Linn County staff as caring foster parents who never gave up on youth.