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Isaac’s Story

“MBA gave me a whole new view on life,” says Isaac, who was introduced to the MBA Project while incarcerated. “When I was a little kid I was embarrassed by the fact that we were poor so if I seen something that I wanted, I’d take it.” “I mean look at me today,...

Jerome’s Story

Jerome was a fidgety 14-year-old in the first MBA group in a juvenile hall mental health unit. He had a habit of constantly interrupting facilitators to ask off-topic questions and to break out in bouts of uncontrollable laughter without prompt, often causing the rest of the youth to join in. His...

Jonathan’s Story

“MBA Project taught me how to be a better person. They taught me how to do things better, how to cope with my emotions better, how to cope with other people better.” Because of the generosity of our supporters, Jonathan was able to develop the skills he needed in order to become the...

A Daylong to Benefit the MBA Project with Noah Levine – March 4

When: March 4, 2017, 10 AM – 5 PM Where: Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society 2701 Folsom Street San Francisco, CA 94110 Register here! This day long retreat will focus on mindfulness meditation as taught by the Buddha in the Four Noble Truths. We will train our minds in present...

We delivered over 500 holiday cards to incarcerated youth!

As part of #GivingTuesday, we set out on an ambitious goal: to give a holiday card to every incarcerated youth in the Bay Area. We asked people around the country to mail us handwritten cards answering the question: “when you’re in a hard place, how do you free your mind?” Over the last...

Taking Refuge with Noah Levine on Nov 19

  Saturday, November 19, 2016 from 7 PM to 8:30 PM Louden Nelson Center 301 Center Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060 The Mind Body Awareness Project is proud to announce that Noah Levine will be giving a talk in Santa Cruz to support our work. Founded by Levine 16 years ago, the MBA Project...

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