EOYDC develops the social and leadership capacities of youth and young adults (ages 6 – 24) so that they are prepared for employment, higher education, and leadership opportunities.

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  • Y U Gotta Call it Ghetto

    "Y U Gotta Call It Ghetto"

    A book of poems composed by the youth of EOYDC.

  • Pathway To College

    Something for Everyone

    Saturday June 29, 2013!

    An afternoon of art and wine; fundraising for the Pathway for College program.

  • EOYDC 30th Year Book

    EOYDC 30th Year Book

    A collection of stories from EOYDC alumnae and a celebration of the past 30 years of service from EOYDC to the community.


    Indomitable Oakland Grads

    Great Oakland Magazine feature of 10 outstanding Oakland youth, including our very own seniors Casey Castro and Alondra Varela. Congratulations ladies! We are extremely proud of your commitment to academic excellence and servant leadership!

     Read More at: www.oaklandmagazine.com

  • SCEP

    Summer Cultural Enrichment Program

    June 2014 - August 2014

    SCEP is a 6 week summer leadership program designed & directed by youth leaders. The summer program provides academic engagement, cultural and community awareness.  Ages served are 6-13.

  • Brotherhood Across America

    Brotherhood Across America

    Youth-Led Mentoring for Developing a College-Bound Culture

    Saturday, December 21, 2013

    "Home, Sweet Home" 



  • EOYDC celebrates 30 GED graduates at the 2012 graduation ceremony!

    November 1, 2012 6-7:30 PM

    Please join us in celebrating the achievement of our GED students

  • EOYDC Capital Campaign

    Join Clorox. HP and others in supporting EOYDC's Capital Campaign. We have a 7 million dollar fundraising campaign to fully renovate and add two new buildings- Education and Health and Wellness on our campus...


Oakland Is My Beach

By Regina Jackson, President and CEO, 

East Oakland Youth Development Center


(This article was originally published by OaklandLocal.Com )

Oscar Grant, Devonte Riley, Phillip “Tooda” Wright: the list goes on. The nation is on high ..


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From Oakland’s Deep East to China’s Far East With EOYDC

By Pendarvis Harshaw, Journalist


(This article was originally published by OaklandLocal.Com )


On July 5, 2014, a group of 14 African-American men departed the East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC), en route to ..



Powerful Women of EOYDC III


Guadalupe Barocio
California State University, East Bay, Business Administration
My journey with EOYDC began in 2004, where I did a school project about community service My role was to help in the homework center ..



Powerful Men of EOYDC III White House Summit

A White House Summit in Oakland? Absolutely!
Twenty five EOYDC participants ranging from high to graduate school anxiously attended this informative and exciting event. They marched in like business men ready to take on Wall Street ..


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[Think China 2014] Day 12 | Shopping, Shanghai, and the Post Office

July 18, 2014

Authors: Clayton Crowell, and Lionel Gowans

"Leaving our home in Hangzhou was very sad but we appreciated morning goodbyes and gifts from our hosts," said Shakir as we left to go to Shanghai ..


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[Think China 2014] Day 11 | It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye… to Our Friends in Hangzhou

July 17, 2014

Authors: Jackson Davis, Joshua Atkins, and Joshua Lee
I love being around people. I love visiting new places, traveling abroad and learning new cultures. I cant wait to take my children to China ..


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[Think China 2014] Day 10 | Do You Know Your PV’s and Q’s?

July 16, 2014
Authors: Lionel Gowans, Joshua Lee, and James Alexander

As part of our continued education in the science sphere, we took an hour drive to Wanxiang PV Lab. Wanxiang Group is one of the ..


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[Think China 2014] Day 9 | The Power of Energy

July 15, 2014

Authors: Rodney Horne, James Alexander, and Destin Colbert

Today contained one of the most thought provoking engagements between mentor and mentee. We were asked to distinguish ourselves relative to if we were ..