Tag: MacLaren

Event Connects Youth with Younger Family Members

An annual event at MacLaren provides much-needed bonding time for youth and their families.

Youth Celebrate Pride at MacLaren

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

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.

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.

Commemorating the End of Slavery

MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility hosted a Juneteenth celebration on June 29.

‘You Should Be Proud’

Twenty-five MacLaren youth were honored with diplomas and certifications at a June 26 graduation ceremony.

Youth Earn New Title: College Graduate

Meet the five youth in OYA facilities who are earning their college degrees with the Class of 2019.

Youth Expand Cultural, Musical Horizons

Global Perspectives, brought to MacLaren by community organizer and musician Adam Carpinelli, also teaches youth empathy and conflict resolution.