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 wins 2016 Top-Rated Award!
Sep15

MBA wins 2016 Top-Rated Award!

The MBA Project has earned a spot on the 2016 Top-Rated Awards List! Here’s what our community of supporters had to say:   “MBA is pioneering mindfulness-based mental health services for at-risk youth. They are a leading innovator in the field and well known in the Bay Area community. I fully support their work and dedication to the youth they serve.” “MBA Project provides mindfulness, meditation, and...

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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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Strengthening School Attachment at Bridgepoint
May25

Strengthening School Attachment at Bridgepoint

Dr. Julie Mirshad teaches science and health at Bridgepoint High School, a continuation school for students, who, for various reasons, didn’t succeed in traditional schools and need extra time and support to catch up academically to the rest of their peers. Dr. Julie quickly noticed the impact MBA Project groups had on her students. “Meditation really got the kids to think about things on a different level and it also caused them to...

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Oakland Floats offers float to MBA Project supporters!
Apr27

Oakland Floats offers float to MBA Project supporters!

Relax and rejuvenate your mind and body with a seventy-five minute float tank experience at Oakland Floats. You would be laying down in 10 inches of warm saltwater, free from gravity and light, and entering into a state of deep relaxation, pain relief, and creative exploration. Donate a minimum of $45 and receive this $75 value in support of mindfulness-based services for incarcerated and at-risk youth in the Bay Area. Receive your...

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MBA Project creates “Freedom 3-Pack” with Stop, Breathe & Think app
Apr25

MBA Project creates “Freedom 3-Pack” with Stop, Breathe & Think app

Program Director Micah Anderson has teamed up with the Stop, Breathe & Think app to create the “Freedom 3-Pack,” which is now available for download. Micah’s guided meditations focus on learning how to work with distractions, slowing the mind, and fostering self-forgiveness. Having worked with hundreds of youth in Bay Area juvenile halls and continuation schools, Micah guides listeners through an experience grounded in the MBA...

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