Tag: Oak Creek

OIIR Celebrates Black History

Jeopardy-style games, a Sankofa event, and a mobile history museum were part of this year's celebrations.

OYA analiza el agua en sus instalaciones para detectar plomo y cobre

Los resultados de la última ronda de pruebas de agua de OYA en nuestras instalaciones.

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Peer Mentors Transform Treatment at Oak Creek

A new video created by a youth gives an inside view of substance use treatment at the facility.

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OYA Tests Water in Facilities for Lead and Copper

Learn the results of OYA's latest round of water tests in our facilities.

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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.

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Coping Through Art

OYA youth share the art they've been creating during the pandemic.

‘This is my proudest case’

Nineteen-year-old Jordan B. was recently terminated from OYA custody after making tremendous strides toward success, including getting a Certified Nursing Assistant license and job, and getting her driver's permit.