Tag: oiir

Drum Circles Connect Youth With Native Culture

The goal is to give youth a sense of community to help them transition out of OYA facilities successfully.

close up of hands cooking food in a kitchen

Bringing the Pacific Islands to Tillamook

A traditional luau meal and a performance of the haka were the highlights of a learning and enrichment event at OYA’s Tillamook facilities.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Month

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

The month of May is a time to celebrate, recognize and pay tribute to the AAPI people who have enriched our country's history and culture.

OIIR Celebrates Black History

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

Events Help Youth Learn About and Re-Examine Culture

Six OYA facilities held events to commemorate Black History Month.

Learning and Living the Principles of Kwanzaa

OYA youth at the MacLaren and Tillamook facilities participated in the traditions and celebrations of Kwanzaa

A Celebration of Culture and Traditions

Oregon Youth Authority hosts several facility events throughout November to mark Native American Heritage Month.

‘What I Call Family’

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