April to August Challenge
Mar31

April to August Challenge

Thanks to the generosity of the Quest Foundation, the MBA Project will receive a $15,000 grant if we can match their contribution by August 31st! Donate today and your gift will go twice as far in impacting the lives of incarcerated youth. Your investment in ongoing, weekly mindfulness-based rehabilitation groups will help decrease stress and enhance well being for youth behind bars. Through MBA Project groups, youth are able to...

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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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A Daylong to Benefit the MBA Project with Noah Levine
Jan28

A Daylong to Benefit the MBA Project with Noah Levine

When: March 4, 2017, 10 AM – 5 PM Where: Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society 2701 Folsom Street San Francisco, CA 94110 Register here! This day long retreat will focus on mindfulness meditation as taught by the Buddha in the Four Noble Truths. We will train our minds in present time awareness by bringing attention to the breath and body and our inner-relationship to the pleasant and unpleasant physical, emotional and...

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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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