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Multicultural performances, food, and games featured at Hillcrest event
Frank Martin, formerly the Education Administrator of the Oregon Youth Authority, to lead the pilot program
Catholic archbishop visits MacLaren YCF to baptize, confirm youth
Motivational speaker to Hillcrest youth: ‘What you do is not who you are’
Verizon employees help out Project POOCH
Cabbage Hill residents appreciate first responders


Salem writer takes poetry to tough places
Tillamook YCF youth finds new identity: award-winning woodworker
Camp Riverbend youth help fight major wildfire near Pendleton
MacLaren Toastmasters


Little Library Installed At Frenchglen Hotel
No place to go: Beds in demand for youths with mental illness
Readers flourish and gain job skills in new Eastern Oregon YCF library​​
OYA youth in the community celebrate graduations​​
​Oregon Youth Authority in ‘desperate need’ of foster homes for young offenders​​
Young prisoner takes on poetry, wins prizes​
Project POOCH saves dogs’ lives while teaching skills to young offenders
Oregon Youth Authority celebrates Community Services employees
​Oregon wins $1.1 million to help spur career success for incarcerated girls, young women
Foster youth gains a a new family​
Youth earns second place in national poetry contest


Residential program and JPPO reunite youth with brother​
Corrections educators talk tech at OYA's Google summit​


​OYA youth and the gang life: Their stories, in their words
Rogue Valley honors dedicated volunteers

Six for six: Youth finish first MacLaren marathon​
Juvenile Services Division’s Sang Dao honored on a national stage​



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Director's Messages

Updates from OYA Director Fariborz Pakseresht:


January 22 - 2015 year ahead
January 8 - Isolation media coverage



December 19 - 2014 in review (video)
September 3 - 10-year facility plan recommendations
August 15 - 2014 Director’s Outstanding Service Award
July 18 - Community Services employees honored
July 15 - Facility master plan process
June  27 - Celebrating the value of education
June 5 - Words Unlocked winner
May 13​ - Maintaining a professional workplace
May 1​ - National Correctional Officers and Employees Week
April 2 - National Crime Victims' Rights Week
January 2 - New Year's Message


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