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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...

Michael’s Story

“I was there when my brother got shot. It messes me up and I can’t sleep. MBA has helped me be able to sleep faster. I used to just snap at people. MBA helped me with that.” Michael participated in the MBA Project when he was incarcerated. He was released in fall 2014 and...

Strengthening School Attachment at Bridgepoint

Dr. Julie Mirshad teaches science and health at Bridgepoint High School, a continuation school for students, who, for various reasons, didn’t succeed in traditional schools and need extra time and support to catch up academically to the rest of their peers. Dr. Julie quickly noticed the impact...

Donate $45 and enjoy a 75-minute float tank experience from Oakland Floats

Relax and rejuvenate your mind and body with a seventy-five minute float tank experience at Oakland Floats. You would be laying down in 10 inches of warm saltwater, free from gravity and light, and entering into a state of deep relaxation, pain relief, and creative exploration. Donate a minimum of...

MBA Project creates “Freedom 3-Pack” with Stop, Breathe & Think app

Program Director Micah Anderson has teamed up with the Stop, Breathe & Think app to create the “Freedom 3-Pack,” which is now available for download. Micah’s guided meditations focus on learning how to work with distractions, slowing the mind, and fostering self-forgiveness. Having...

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