June 2019 Newsletter – New Program to Work with Adult Prison Population
Jun21

June 2019 Newsletter – New Program to Work with Adult Prison Population

Mind Body Awareness Project launches new program to work with adult prison population! Mind Body Awareness Project is excited to announce a new program that will be expanding our community impact in the Bay Area mental health and criminal justice system! In January we launched our pilot with the incarcerated population at Glenn Dyer Jail, in Oakland CA. This included prisoners across the spectrum of age, race, and even language, as we...

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Sign up for our Mindfulness Fundamentals course now!
Mar07

Sign up for our Mindfulness Fundamentals course now!

Our foundational Using Mindfulness with At-Risk Youth online training is now available to take any time. “On Demand” Course – Register any time! In this 6-week online training, participants will receive a general overview of mindfulness facilitation with at-risk youth. Topics include: an intro to the basics of mindfulness (including benefits and potential risks with this particular population), how to establish a safe container in...

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Movie Premier: May I Be Happy
Oct02

Movie Premier: May I Be Happy

Mind Body Awareness Project is featured in the film “May I Be Happy” by Eric Georgeault and Hélène Walter. MAY I BE HAPPY reveals the significance of mindfulness practice in transforming the lives of young people. Covering varying approaches to mindfulness by a range of San Francisco Bay Area programs, this feature documentary reminds us of children’s natural capacity for wellbeing, resilience and happiness. Watch the...

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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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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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Send a holiday card to an incarcerated youth on #GivingTuesday!
Nov18

Send a holiday card to an incarcerated youth on #GivingTuesday!

  On Tuesday, November 29, people around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. As part of #GivingTuesday, the MBA Project invites you to share words of encouragement with youth inside juvenile hall. We’ll collect cards from our supporters that answer the question: “when you’re in a hard place, how do you free your mind?” The hundreds of cards we received last year helped...

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