Thank You for #GivingMindfulness!
Dec01

Thank You for #GivingMindfulness!

On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world came together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. As part of #GivingTuesday, the MBA Project invited our community to share words of encouragement with youth inside juvenile hall. We collected cards from our supporters that answered the question: “when you’re in a hard place, how do you free your...

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Thank You for #GivingMindfulness!

On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world came together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. As part of #GivingTuesday, the MBA Project invited our community to share words of encouragement with youth inside juvenile hall. We collected cards from our supporters that answered the question: “when you’re in a hard place, how do you free your...

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Sometimes It’s Just a Breath: Reflections from MBA Instructor Kamal Ahmed
Jul25

Sometimes It’s Just a Breath: Reflections from MBA Instructor Kamal Ahmed

Sometimes It’s Just a Breath: Reflections from MBA Instructor Kamal Ahmed Meditation and mindfulness transforms young people’s lives, and our instructors witness this firsthand. One of them, Kamal Ahmed, has taught in MBA programs in schools and juvenile detention centers for two and a half years. He shared some of his stories about how youth respond to meditation. At the end of every ten-week session, MBA instructors ask the youth...

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Youth Stories

For more information on the MBA Project’s Program Impact. 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 while incarcerated. He was released in fall 2014 and continues to practice meditation. He is heading to community college this fall. Want to...

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Planting Seeds of Mindfulness Education
Jul15

Planting Seeds of Mindfulness Education

We were honored to present our 4th annual daylong training on June 30th and July 2nd with Richmond-based nonprofit, Urban Tilth. Urban Tilth teaches urban youth how to plant gardens, cook meals, and assist with other agricultural and environmental work during paid year-long and summer apprenticeships. The MBA Project helped kick-off the beginning of Urban Tilth’s summer program by building a sense of interdependence and cohesion...

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