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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...

Matching Gift Challenge—donate today!

We’re excited to announce that our Matching Gift Challenge has been extended to the end of the year. We have raised over $1,000, but have a long way to go to meet our $10,000 challenge. The money will support our mission to help youth like Isaac transform harmful behavior and lead meaningful...

Programs expanding this fall

  MBA Project is kicking off another round of mindfulness meditation programming for the 2016-2017 school year! While we are continuing our services in the juvenile hall facilities in Alameda and San Mateo counties, we are looking forward to returning to Bridgepoint Alternative High School...

MBA teams up with Urban Tilth

On June 28th, the MBA Project presented our 5th annual daylong training with Urban Tilth, a community-based organization in West Contra Costa County. Urban Tilth teaches urban youth and members of local communities how to build sustainable, local and healthy food systems with various year-round...

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