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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...

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...

Matching Gift Challenge—donate today!

Double the impact of your donation to the MBA Project by the end of July! Donate today and the Kalliopeia Foundation will match every donation dollar for dollar up to $10,000. When you contribute $50, the Kalliopeia Foundation will ensure that another $50 goes toward supporting the emotional...

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...

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