Changes at MBA – A Message from the Executive Director
May01

Changes at MBA – A Message from the Executive Director

The Mind Body Awareness Project is celebrating its 17th Anniversary this year and over that time we have helped thousands of incarcerated youth and teens at risk transform harmful behavior and begin lead meaningful lives through mindfulness meditation and emotional awareness training. We are proud of the work we have done and believe deeply in its importance and success in helping youth change their lives. MBA’s services are based on...

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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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MBA teams up with Urban Tilth
Jul29

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 apprenticeships or volunteer opportunities. MBA Project helped to promote interdependence and interpersonal effectiveness among 50 youth...

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Spring 2016 Program Updates
Feb26

Spring 2016 Program Updates

We are continuing to provide 6 ongoing weekly groups at the Alameda County juvenile hall as well as a weekly group at Camp Sweeney. We are also providing 3 ongoing groups at the San Mateo YSC, in addition to a regular cohort group and individual sessions in our San Mateo Camp location, Glenwood. We’ll be wrapping up an ongoing research project at Camp Glenwood next month, where we’ve been studying the positive effects of...

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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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