Now you can take our foundational course any time!
Aug27

Now you can take our foundational course any time!

Our foundational Using Mindfulness with At-Risk Youth online training is now available to take any time. “Evergreen” Course – Register any time! In this 6-week online training, participants will receive a general overview of mindfulness facilitation with at-risk youth. Topics include: an intro to the basics of mindfulness (including benefits and potential risks with this particular population), how to establish a safe container in...

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Join Guiding Lights and support ongoing meditation groups inside juvenile hall!
Mar21

Join Guiding Lights and support ongoing meditation groups inside juvenile hall!

Guiding Lights: Monthly Donor Program A small monthly gift to the Mind Body Awareness Project is an easy, affordable way to support us in our mission. Since 2000, we have been continually expanding our efforts to reach more at-risk youth in the Bay Area. Your monthly donation can make a huge difference over the long haul and financially anchor these critical programs: $25/month supports a weekly class for 12 Oakland youth $50/month...

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We delivered over 500 holiday cards to incarcerated youth!
Dec25

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 month, we received over 500 cards! And because of the generosity of our growing community of supporters, we delivered a holiday card to every...

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Taking Refuge with Noah Levine on Nov 19
Nov07

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 continues to offer mindfulness meditation and emotional literacy to incarcerated and at-risk youth throughout the Bay Area and will begin working...

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Matching Gift Challenge—donate today!
Sep23

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 lives through mindfulness meditation and emotional awareness. “MBA gave me a whole new view on life,” says Isaac, who was introduced...

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Programs expanding this fall
Sep15

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 in Newark. Additionally, we are excited to expand our services to work with students at Hayward Community School in Northern Alameda County....

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