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MBA’s Blog on The Huffington Post

Shouldn’t Incarcerated Youth Benefit From Mindfulness Too? The first time I visited juvenile hall, I really did not know what to expect. Images of Hollywood portrayed gang members scrolled through my mind. Dozens of young men, mostly men of color, stared at me and my...

Podcast: MBA Executive Director Roger Miller on “Consciously Speaking”

Michael Neeley from the Consciously Speaking Podcast interviewed MBA Project Executive Director Roger Miller for the 3/4/2015 show about the principles underlying MBA’s work, the subtlety of working in mindful ways with high-risk youth and the key elements of...

Risk the Mess: MBA featured in Shambhala Times

Risk the Mess Post a Comment November 30, 2014 – 12:07 am | Permalink | What don’t I know in this moment? Report from Northern California by Leslie Gossett, Shambhala Times Regional Reporter Of all the gems I could have gleaned from the day-long gathering, this was the one that landed in my...

Reflections from Senior Instructor Micah Anderson

  Senior Instructor Micah Anderson joined the MBA Project team in 2011, and has worked with hundreds of MBA youth in juvenile halls and continuation schools around the Bay Area. He is currently enrolled at Sofia University to attain his Masters in Counseling Psychology, which ties into MBA...

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...

Exciting 2016 Announcement: New ATS Affiliation

Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society (ATS) and the Mind Body Awareness Project (MBA) are pleased to announce their formal organizational affiliation, effective immediately. This partnership will bring a deepened stability and focus for both organizations; for ATS by a more direct...

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