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...

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[Think China 2014] Day 7 | Farewell to Beijing, Hello Hangzhou

July 13, 2014
Author: Lorenzo Manag
Abby made leaving pretty difficult. Tears ran down her face as we bade farewell to her and the other ambassadors of the China-United States Exchange Foundation (CUSEF). The entire ..


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[Think China 2014] Day 6 | The Art of Leadership, Friendship and Basketball

July 12, 2014
Authors: Joshua Lee, and Devonte Morris
Today was a very interesting day. We started off with a youth leadership workshop at breakfast about the key values that makes up our character. Everyone was ..



10th Annual Something for Everyone Scholarship Fundraiser

Please join us for the 10th Annual Something for Everyone Scholarship Fundraiser! For the past ten years, we have provided scholarships to deserving high school seniors, college and graduate students. Last year we awarded a record ..


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[Think China 2014] Day 4 | Heroes Were Born!

July 10, 2014

Authors: Lionel Gowans and Vanclee Pleasants, Jr.

Today was amazing. As the days progress I find that my excitement, enthusiasm, and desire to learn more about Chinese culture is increasing. Let me tell ..


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[Think China 2014] Day 3 | Our “Deep Dive” Into Chinese Culture

July 9, 2014
Authors: James Alexander and Shakir Carminer
[View Day 3 Photo Album]
Today was a good day for the Think China 2014 Delegation. At breakfast, we had fried eggs and bread, but we also ..


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[Think China 2014] Day 2 | Education – Is it the Forbidden Fruit?

July 8, 2014

Authors: Shakir Carminer and Kyle Ferguson

[View Day 2 Photo Album]

We attended two lectures today, one about Chinese education and the other about the Mandarin language. We learned about Chinese schools and ..



[Think China 2014] Day 1 | Taking Our Seats at the Table

July 7, 2014 Beijing, China

[View Day 1 Photo Gallery]

The hot and humid room carried the formality of a United Nations meeting. 14 young leaders from the Northern California Delegation of the China-United States ..



NOW HIRING: Full-Time Bookkeeper

EOYDC seeks a full-time bookkeeper. Please see job description below for details.

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Full-Time Bookkeeper

Reports To: Vice President



Under the direction of the Vice President, supports agencies fiscal ..



Powerful Men of EOYDC II

Almost 10 years ago, I remember Cedric Brown (Managing Partner of the Kapor Center for Social Impact) conducting a listening campaign among nonprofit leaders. When we met, he asked what I thought about strategic programming focused ..