Tag: Oak Creek

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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.

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CTE Program Builds Opportunities at Oak Creek

Six female youth were selected to take an 80-hour course from Baker Technical Institute to become certified heavy equipment operators.

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‘We can form a better system’

OYA youth and outside law students share their reflections on the class they recently took together.

Preventing and Responding to Sexual Abuse

Oregon Youth Authority takes numerous actions to try to prevent and respond to sexual abuse in our facilities.

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Law Students Learn from the Inside

At Lewis & Clark Law School’s Juvenile Justice Seminar, taught by Oregon Youth Authority director Joe O’Leary, law students and incarcerated youth learn side by side.

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Facilities Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Dancing horses and performances by Aztec dancers were among the highlights.

Panorama of Oregon Beautifies Oak Creek Gym

A volunteer at Oak Creek Youth Correctional Facility raised funds for a 10-by-60 foot mural to be painted on the facility’s gym wall.

Dozens Honored at Oak Creek Graduation

The June 12 ceremony celebrated youth who earned an associate degree and 47 diplomas and GEDs.