Tag: Youth Profiles

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Program Helps OYA Youth Build Career Success

Youth Progress’s Career Center got a boost this fall with a move to a new location.

Youth Celebrates Court Graduation Remotely

Ben L. is OYA's third youth to graduate from RAP Court, Lane County's juvenile drug court program.

‘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.

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Meet Josefina, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

She is the first youth in OYA history to earn this certification while incarcerated.

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Former OYA Youth Earns Criminal Justice Fellowship

Bobby Tsow was the first person to win the national fellowship while still incarcerated.

Nine Hope Partnership Youth Earn Scholarships

Janus Youth Programs awards scholarships annually to youth involved in its programs.

Lane County Youth Embraces Recovery

Elizabeth recently became the first OYA youth to graduate from her county’s juvenile drug treatment court.

Florence Youth Learns Animal Care Through Internship

Daniel hopes to become a certified veterinary technician — and a clinic in Florence gave him invaluable first-hand experience.

Youth in the Community Celebrate Graduations

This spring, 119 youth on OYA parole or probation earned their high school diplomas or GEDs.

‘I’m Proud of How Far I’ve Come’

OYA youth’s dedication to getting to school pays off with not only graduation, but a prestigious four-year scholarship.