Oakland Is My Beach

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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 alert. Protests in Ferguson and around the world highlight and delineate a historically unequal justice system. In the words […]

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

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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 China. As these young men hugged their families goodbye, they left Deep East Oakland for a 14-day stay in the Far East. […]

Powerful Women of EOYDC III

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BRILLIANT SCHOLARS 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, help tutoring kids, playing games. Most importantly I learned that I was able to set a positive example and […]

Powerful Men of EOYDC III White House Summit

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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. Shakir Carminer said, it was exciting to see that people care about our success. Held at Laney College the […]

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