Tag: Positive Youth Development

A Place of Their Own

OYA was grappling with how to better serve youth who identify as LGBTQQI. Along came Rivera House.

Oregon Legislature Passes Historic Juvenile Justice Sentencing Reform

OYA's director and deputy director discuss what Senate Bill 1008 will mean for Oregon youth.

In-Between Space Helps Youth Stay Out of Isolation

Staff at the STEPS program teach youth skills so that they can do better next time.

Hernandez and youth sitting at a table.

Using Her Past to Help Others

With the help of OYA, Renée Hernandez went from being an incarcerated youth to a respected staff member and mentor.

OYA Dedicates New Bridge High School

The new building offers expanded educational and vocational opportunities at Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility.