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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We have over 60 classes that serve more than 300 youth each week. See all of our programs and find one to meet your desires.

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Here you can download and print our general Youth Participation Form for daily programs.



  • 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...

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Youth Leader Recruiting Event – March 25th – Reserve your spot today!

PLEASE join us for our Youth Leader Recruiting Event - March 25th.

- There are only 50 spots left.
- We have over 100 applications received already. Don't miss out!
- Last chance!

The California minimum wage has increased ..



Congratulating Kyle Ferguson and Bryce Bell on winning the Youth Voices Award.

We would like to Congratulate Kyle Ferguson and Bryce Bell on winning the Youth Voices Award. As well announcing Ms. Regina Jackson as a winner of the Youth Voices Educator Award.

Please join us as we ..


EOYDC aquarium field trip

The Clorox Company: How EOYDC is Broadening 2,000 Young Minds: Q&A with Regina Jackson

Regina Jackson, EOYDC President and CEO

Since the East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC) first opened its doors 37 years ago, The Clorox Company has partnered with the organization to strengthen the community surrounding our corporate ..



SNAPSHOT OF SUCCESS! Congratulations Jabari Brown!

Jabari Brown is an alumnus of EOYDC and a graduate of the University of Missouri, where he studied Psychology, and played for the U of M Tigers as a Guard. Each summer Jabari comes back to ..



February 2015: Sandre R. Swanson Youth Foundation awarded EOYDC for supporting our youth through education and vocational training

The Sandré R. Swanson Youth Foundation held its First Annual Black and White 2015 Scholarship Gala Saturday, Feb. 21, at Scott’s Seafood Restaurant in Oakland. More than 325 people attended the event, which celebrated Swanson ..



Ushering in a New Era of Organizational Leadership

We are pleased to announce the addition of two new members to our executive team.
Both are alums of EOYDC.

Selena Wilson, Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness

Cara A. Brown, Director of Communications and Assessments.

A ..


SCEP 2014


SCEP dates June 22-July 31, 2015
Accepting applications April 6

- Download and print our 2015 SCEP Participation Application here ..


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Highlights of Think China 2014.

A beautiful slideshow presentation highlighting our Think China 2014 experience ..



HUD Secretary Julian Castro: Giving Every Young Person a Path to Reach Their Potential.

White House's HUD Secretary Julian Castro spotlights EOYDC's Edwin Manzano and The President's My Brother's Keeper Initiative.

"Our nation’s most basic duty is to ensure that every child has the chance ..