Mission

Our mission is to help youth transform harmful behavior and lead meaningful lives through mindfulness meditation and emotional awareness.  The core purpose of MBA Project is to awaken the intrinsic value of youth. We accomplish this through groundbreaking mindfulness-based direct service work that empowers incarcerated and at-risk youth to overcome trauma, transform negative behaviors, and find real freedom from the inside. Our...

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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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Reflections from Senior Instructor Micah Anderson
Jan29

Reflections from Senior Instructor Micah Anderson

  Senior Instructor Micah Anderson joined the MBA Project team in 2011, and has worked with hundreds of MBA youth in juvenile halls and continuation schools around the Bay Area. He is currently enrolled at Sofia University to attain his Masters in Counseling Psychology, which ties into MBA Project’s growing emphasis on having a more clinical, trauma-informed approach. Micah will graduate in June 2016.   What made you want to...

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Exciting 2016 Announcement: New ATS Affiliation
Jan11

Exciting 2016 Announcement: New ATS Affiliation

Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society (ATS) and the Mind Body Awareness Project (MBA) are pleased to announce their formal organizational affiliation, effective immediately. This partnership will bring a deepened stability and focus for both organizations; for ATS by a more direct involvement in social justice issues and MBA who will now have stronger organizational support. Both organizations were founded by Noah Levine in...

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Thanks for Joining the MBA Project

We’re glad to have you on the team! Shortly you will receive an email with more information about how to get involved. In the meantime, here are a few additional ideas about how you can help the MBA Project achieve our mission of bringing mindfulness to at-risk youth: Donate Join our Guiding Lights monthly donor program Donate Your Unused Stuff – MBA can turn your old cellphones, stocks and bonds, unworn jewelry, truckload...

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The Mind Body Awareness Project | 415.824.2048 | P.O. Box 7541| Oakland, CA 94601
Mindfulness & Life Skills for At-Risk Youth

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