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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Sign up for our Mindfulness, Trauma, and At-Risk Youth Training on Feb 26!
Dec29

Sign up for our Mindfulness, Trauma, and At-Risk Youth Training on Feb 26!

Mindfulness, Trauma, and At-Risk Youth Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society 2701 Folsom Street  San Francisco, CA 94110 Sunday, February 26, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PST) Description: In this 5-hour training, participants will learn about the physical, mental, and emotional effects of trauma- its origins and symptoms in the context of attachment theory, the window of tolerance, and the newest findings on trauma 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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A message from Noah Levine
Dec13

A message from Noah Levine

As a teenager, Co-founder Noah Levine was incarcerated repeatedly. After learning mindfulness meditation instruction, he took the simple breath awareness instructions to his cell and started paying attention to his breath. For the first time, he learned that he didn’t have to obey his mind. Meditation transformed Noah, and after practicing it for over five years, he wanted to equip other at-risk youth with the same tool that...

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