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Sha’Quea Pratt

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Shanelle Middleton

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Rosa Magana

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Rodney Horne

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Rene Williams

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Narea Wilson

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Mykeia Pratt

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Morgan Chandler

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Michael Garrick

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Matthew Bogard

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Lorenzo Manag

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Lizzie Caldwell

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Landon Hill

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Kamilah Reed

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Joel Hutchinson

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Janiece Clark

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Jamal Cole

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Guadalupe Barocio

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Genesis Preciado

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Estefany Maldonado

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Dominique Drakeford

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Dejuan Brooks

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Darneisha Tutwiler

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Corretta Howard

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Charlotte Jones

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Ashlee Wood

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Ashaki Scott

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Amber Simmons

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Amber Murphy

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Alma Barocio

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Alma Arce

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Allen Williams

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Alize Foy

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Alejandra Paredes

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Agyei Wallace

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Adrianne Batiste

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Abigail Hernadez

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Lanikque Howard

The experience while on B.C.M. was unforgettable. When I first singed on to the ..

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Taahira Major

My Experience on the BCM Trip
When I heard about the BCM trip, I wondered what ..

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Janiece Clark

The Big City Mountaineers trip has always been a growing experience that affects the lives of ..

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Ivie Arasomwan

How The BCM Trip Was For Me
Challenging physically and mentally is what I would label ..

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Breana Bell

Before the idea of participating in the BCM trip, if someone were to hint to me ..

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Darneisha Tutwiler

The Experience Of A Lifetime
When you think about going camping, most of the time you ..

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Dominique Drakeford

The BCM Trip From Dominique’s Perspective
This trip by far was a lot more challenging ..

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Mekaela Clark

When I heard I was going to be going on BCM I immediately started asking everyone ..

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Jasmine Williams

Once in a life time experience, beautiful sights, breathtaking waterfalls, rocky adventures, challenges, hard times, group ..

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Shanelle Middleton

Big City Mountaineers
It all started with simple questions? Shanelle, do you want to go on ..

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Michael Garrick

BCM Reflection
Big City Mountaineers or BCM was an experience which I will never forget; but ..

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Ashlee Woods

On August 6th, Ms. Regina, and four friends and I ventured out to the Sierra Mountains ..

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Christina Green-Wilson

This was my year, the year to finally go on BCM. I was supposed to have ..

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Jailyn Anderson

When I thought about BCM, my first thought was mountain climbing or rock climbing. I also ..

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Rodney Horne

The BCM trip was a life changing experience. It drew me closer to my peers to ..

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Taylor Brandon

Big City Mountaineers essay
This summer I was able to learn a lot about myself I ..

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Christopher Webb

When I first heard about BCM I didn’t hear about anything. Everyone keeps telling me ..

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Brent Bell

EOYDC BOYS 2010 BIG CITY MOUNTAINEERS
After going on Big City Mountaineers to Yosemite national park ..

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Isaiah Teague

“My experience with BCM”
My first experience with Big City Mountaineers other known as BCM was ..

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Julian Clark

This past 2010 summer break I was given the opportunity by Big City Mountaineers to embark ..

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Louis Summerhill

My experience going on BCM as a peer leader was an asset to me because I ..

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Ivie Arasomwan

G.P.A: 3.47
College: Loyola Marymount University (LMU)
Major: Communication Studies
Status: Senior
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Alma Arce

Alma Arce
G.P.A: 2.95
College: California State University, East Bay
Major: Psychology
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Alma Barocio

G.P.A: 3.33
College: Chabot College
Major: Non-Profit Management
Status: Sophomore
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Guadalupe Barocio

G.P.A: 2.64
College: California State University, East Bay and Chabot College
Major: Business ..

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Adrianne_Batiste

Adrianne Batiste

G.P.A: 3.06
College: University of San Francisco
Major: Business
Status: Sophomore
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Dejuan Brooks

Dejuan Brooks
G.P.A: 2.9
College: Wilberforce University
Major: Computer Engineering
Status: Freshman
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Richard_Carter

Richard Carter

G.P.A: 3.3
College: Cal State University, Northridge
Major: Kinesiology
Status: Freshman
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Morgan_Chandler

Morgan Chandler

G.P.A: 3.49
College: Loyola Marymount University (LMU)
Major: Psychology
Status: Freshman
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Jamal_Cole

Jamal Cole

G.P.A: 3.20
College: California State University, East Bay
Major: Business
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Jaliza_Collins

Jaliza Collins

G.P.A: 2.88
College: San Francisco State University
Major: Criminal Justice
Status: Senior
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Michael_Garrick

Michael Garrick

G.P.A: 3.37
College: University of California at Davis
Major: Business and Marketing
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Christopher_Head

Chris Head

G.P.A: 3.68
College: Hampton University
Major: Business Administration
Status: Sophomore
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Landon_Hill

Landon Hill

G.P.A: 3.0
College: San Francisco State University
Major: Music Business
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Rodney_Horne

Rodney Horne

G.P.A: 3.0
College: Morehouse College
Major: Business Management
Status: Freshman
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Nivana_Horsley

Nivana Horsley

G.P.A.: 2.54
College: California State University, East Bay
Major: Accounting
Status: Sophomore
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Coretta Howard

Coretta Howard
G.P.A: 4.0
College: Merritt and Laney College
Major: Nursing
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Lanikque Howard

G.P.A: 3.2
College: University of California at Berkeley
Major: Public Health
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Joel_Hutchinson

Joel Hutchinson

G.P.A: 3.57
College: University of California at Davis
Major: Psychology
Status: Freshman
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Charlotte_Jones

Charlotte Jones

G.P.A: 2.78
College: Clark Atlanta University
Major: Psychology
Status: Freshman
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Rosa_Magana

Rosa Magana

G.P.A: 3.50
College: University of California at Los Angeles
Major: Art and International ..

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Lionel_McGowan

Lionel McGown

G.P.A: 3.2
College: San Francisco State University
Major: Dentistry
Status: Freshman
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Alejandra_Paredes

Alejandra Paredes

G.P.A: 3.94
College: Holy Names University
Major: Nursing
Status: Freshman
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Adarious_Payton

Adarious Payton

G.P.A: 3.45
College: DePaul University
Major: Political Science and Business Management
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MyKeia_Pratt

MyKeia Pratt

G.P.A: 2.5
College: San Francisco State University
Major: Humanities
Status: Freshman
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Jenny Razo

Jenny Razo

I didn’t finish high school because during my sophomore year, my mom became very depressed ..

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Quincy Mosby

When I dropped out of high school I never thought that I would receive my diploma ..

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Omega Viola-King

Has anyone ever felt worthless and helpless? Well, that was me in high school. My name ..

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Zacoria Hills-Edwards

The pursuit of happiness is different for every human being, and for each person it consists ..

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Noko Hinks

When I was in high school, I didn’t get all the help I needed. The ..

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Caley Barry

If you are here at the East Oakland Youth Development Center in hopes that they can ..

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Erica Haskins

I did not graduate or receive a high school diploma. I struggled as a child and ..

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Michaela Roberts

There are a few reasons why I didn’t finish high school; one of them was ..

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Brian Saephanh

I didn’t finish high school because of a big family and a small house. In ..

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Izelle Carraway

I did not finish high school because I stopped being focused and I didn’t have ..

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Sergio Canales

The reason I did not finish high school is because I had bad grades and I ..

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Jonesha

Jonesha Taylor

The twelfth grade year is usually the most stressful, yet exciting year all rolled into one ..

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Sinead Anderson

Dropping out of school is something that no one expects. About 1 in 3 students drop ..

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Adelina Campos

My name is Adelina Campos and I’m 18 years old. I’m going to tell ..

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John Coyne

I never finished high school…for the reason that at the time I was a different ..

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Garrett Cole

I didn’t finish high school because I was lazy and I got in trouble with ..

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Kaitlyn Burleigh

I didn’t finish high school because when I was younger, I didn’t think school ..

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Latasha Lopez

I didn’t finish high school due to my lack of judgment, lack of focus, and ..

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Akua Franklin

It is now 2008, and I just received my GED certificate. Originally, I was supposed to ..

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Ibn Cannon

I have a dream of being wealthy and living with little to no regrets, so for ..

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Joel R.

Joel Ruiz

I never tried to do my best in high school. I guess that’s why I ..

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Catherine D

Catherine Depooter

Growing up, I have had a hard childhood. There were many things that I needed that ..

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Cedia Conner

The reason I didn’t finish high school is because I had a baby at an ..

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Emanuel Orozco

I didn’t graduate from high school for many reasons, the first one was I wasn ..

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Juan Maravilla

Juan Maravilla

The reason that I didn’t finish high school is that I didn’t get the ..

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Djuan Rogers

Graduation is the day I look forward to. I’ve waited so long to graduate, yet ..

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Javon Johnson

Coming up, school was very fun for me; not actually being in class, but the atmosphere ..

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Joy Holbert

Joy Holbert

I went to a lot of different high schools but never finished. I gave up and ..

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Morgan Carter

The EOYDC has helped me in many ways. Being that I dropped out of school, I ..

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Juan Salazar

I didn’t have the chance of going to school here in the U.S. The ..

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Jamila Owens

When I was in school as a child from elementary school on through high school, I ..

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Stella Hoang

I’ve always done pretty well in school, but problems at home really affected me. When ..

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Anjenique Thomas

I didn’t complete high school because I got bored with the way things were being ..

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Onofre Avalos

I was always bad in school, since 6th grade. I skipped most of my classes, and ..

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Maritza Cruz

Maritza Cruz

Many events in my life led me to drop out of school. For example, I had ..

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Marquita Price

Growing up in the “hood” of east Oakland, I often heard my peers talk about how ..

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Jasmine Rivas

My during my senior year of high school in 2004 I was unable to receive all ..

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Tiarra Matthews

My name is Tiarra and I am seventeen years old. Honestly, I always liked school, but ..

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Matthew Leary

When talking about high school, there seems to be two kinds of people: the ones that ..

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Ola Adeniji

Starting my junior year in high school, I became affiliated with the East Oakland Youth Development ..

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Shaheed Ali

Dear Ms. Regina Jackson,
My name is Shaheed Ali and I am a recent graduate of ..

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Tish Archuletta

Ms. Archuletta is a poised 16-year old who represented the EOYDC at the national Lady ..

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Bahiyyah Asante

East Oakland Youth Development Center has tremendously helped me to accomplish my goals. When I first ..

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Damion Baltrip

My experience at EOYDC has been a journey from a boy to a man, learning right ..

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Javon “Von” Barr

When I first came to the E.O.Y.D.C., it was in the early ..

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Javarte Bobino

I, Javarte Bobino am 20 years old. I attend Xavier University of Louisiana. I am majoring ..

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Tiffany Brock

I wasn’t able to finish high school because I got pregnant at the age of ..

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Lizzie Caldwell

I came to the East Oakland Youth Development Center when I was seven years old. It ..

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Atalina20Carter

Atalina Carter

When I first came to E.O.Y.D.C., I was 7 years old. I ..

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Sohpia20Chein

Sophia Chein

EOYDC was a family to me. I never really grew up with my parents. I’m ..

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Janiece Clark

Janiece Clark, 16, is a junior at Berkeley High School in Berkeley, California and maintains a ..

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Olivia20Dawkins

Olivia Dawkins

Dear Mrs. Regina
Being an employee and tutor here at East Oakland Youth Development Center I ..

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Kristine20Fontabla

Kristine Fontabla

One cold, rainy practice, Coach Curtis told my track team members and me that we’re ..

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Anyoto20Frentz

Anyoto Frentz

East Oakland Youth Development Center! EOYDC has played a part in many people’s lives, from ..

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Katherine20Garcia

Katherine Garcia

“Courage does not always roar. Sometimes, it is the quiet voice at the end of the ..

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Chanadoll Garret

Hello my name is Chanadoll Garret, and I would just like to share with everyone my ..

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Kiyoko Guillory

My name is Kiyoko Guillory. I am a graduate from UCLA as well as an alumna ..

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Rickia20Hamilton

Rickia Hamilton

I love the East Oakland Youth Development Center because of the opportunities it gives to the ..

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Brittany Harris

During my junior year of high school at St. Mary’s, I, along with my classmates ..

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Jeff20Harris

Jeffrey Harris

My name is Jeffrey Harris and I am 19 years old.  I started working at EOYDC ..

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Candace Harris

My experience at EOYDC began with my first year as a youth leader in 2002. Since ..

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Chris Head

My name is Chris Head and I am 17 years old. I have been going to ..

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D’Lonika Jenkins

To Ms. Regina Jackson and the Scholarship Committee:

I would like to thank you and the ..

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Seante20Johnson

Seante Johnson

My love for the EOYDC really started in 1998 after my first year at Morehouse College ..

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Brittany20L20Jones

Brittany L. Jones

The East Oakland Youth Development Center has been a great part of my past and will ..

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Ako Keffelew

Ako Keffelew, 17, is a student that attended Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School in Alameda ..

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Miles20Lathan

Miles Lathan

If nothing more, my time at EOYDC was always well spent. The lessons I learned there ..

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Jesse20Lewis

Jesse Lewis

My name is Jesse Lewis. I started attending the youth programs at EOYDC when I was ..

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Sashay Long

Sashay Long

Well, my name is Sashay Long and I never went to high school. So a friend ..

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Simone Loudd

A Home Away From Home

Throughout my life I have come to learn that focus is ..

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Ronelle Felicity Lucas

I was introduced to the East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC) almost ten years ago as ..

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Lamarr20Martin

Lamarr Martin

Hello everyone, my name is Lamarr Martin. I’m 16 years old, and I attend Bishop ..

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Nick20Mazur

Nick Mazur

I arrived at the EOYDC in the spring of 1996 where I was running with the ..

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Eudora Montez

Eudora Montez

I am 18 and I studied for my GED at EOYDC and I successfully passed. I ..

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Brittany Morris

A Black Woman in Training
By Brittany Morris, Age 14

Everyday I go through different things ..

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Matthew20Bogard

Matthew Bogard

My experience at EOYDC has been a great one. I started participating in the programs at ..

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Lollie20Track

Lollie Onipede

My relationship with EOYDC first started when I was a freshman in high school at Holy ..

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Ryan20Peters

Ryan Nicole Peters

When I reflect on the influence the East Oakland Youth Development Center has had on my ..

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Kelvin Potts Jr.

I was introduced to the EOYDC family at a very young age. I remember the feeling ..

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Issac20Ricks

Isaac Ricks

I first was introduced to E.O.Y.D.C. in 1994. That year the Center ..

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Gloria20Robinson

Gloria Robinson

My experience at The East Oakland Youth Development Center is a charitable moment I will never ..

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Jabari20Scott

Jabari Scott

Hello my name is Jabari Scott and I am 21 years old. I started coming to ..

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Tamika20Seals

Tamika J. Seals

The East Oakland Youth Development Center is a wonderful place. The staff is fantastic and very ..

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Kehendi20Seitu

Kehendi Seitu

Growing up at EOYDC
The first time I came to EOYDC I was five years old ..

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John-C

John Coyne

I never finished high school…for the reason that at the time I was a different ..

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Jason20Simon

Jason Simon

The EOYDC has been a godsend for many of the troubled youth in Oakland for many ..

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Will20Smith

Will Smith

My name is Will Smith, and I first became acquainted with the E.O.Y.D ..

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Keyanna20Trahan

Keyanna Trahan

The EOYDC is a place that has given me opportunities, motivation, encouragement, and skills in life ..

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Patrice Wakeley

Question: Evaluate a significant experience or achievement that has special meaning to you.

Answer: My  education ..

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Danielle20Weems

Danielle Weems

The EOYDC and Me
Hi my name is Danielle Weems.  I am one of the youth ..

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Tamika20West

Tamika West

My name is Tamika West and I would like to take the time to share with ..

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Jasmin20Wilcox

Jasmin Wilcox

When I first opened the door to the EOYDC, I opened the door with doubts.

I ..

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Selena20Wilson

Selena Wilson

I would like to start this  letter by saying thank you. I would like to thank ..

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Tory20Wilson-07

Tory Wilson

When reflecting back through my childhood memories I could always remember the wonderful years of being ..

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Dania20Wright

Dania Wright

It’s amazing when I think back on my experiences at EOYDC. I feel that the ..

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Shawonia20Wysinger

Shawonia Wysinger

My experience at the EOYDC has been a great experience. I went to the EOYDC just ..

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Adrianne Batiste

As I reflected on my experience with East Oakland Youth Development Center, I think of how ..

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Guadalupe Barocio

MY PERSONAL STORY
Let me start by introducing myself, well first of all my name is ..

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Amber20Simmons-2

Amber Simmons

My Personal Story
I was born in Oakland California at Summit Hospital to Dolton and Maria ..

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Alma20Arce2

Alma Arce

My EOYDC Experience
I first got involved with the EOYDC when I was in ninth grade ..

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Coretta Howard

My name is Coretta Yvette Howard and I am a manager at Walgreens Drug Store. When ..

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Daniel

Daniel Belay

My Experience as EOYDC Intern-January 16, 2009
Walking into the East Oakland Youth Development Center ..

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Cristian Marin

Cristian Marin

In this essay I am going to talk about why I didn’t graduate with the ..

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Cynthia Ramon

Cynthia Ramon

The reason I never finished high school was because I had finished the 8th grade late ..

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Demoirrea Frazier

De’moirrea Frazier

There are many reasons why I dropped out of high school. The main reason was because ..

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Donte Taylor

Donte Taylor

School was never really hard for me; life at home was pretty rough and complex.
Elementary ..

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Felisha Behn

Felisha Behn

Now that I’m an adult, I realize not finishing school was a big mistake. I ..

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Jacqueline Webster

Jacqueline Webster

When I was in high school I was always teased and picked on because I was ..

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Kathy Perez

Kathy Perez

High school was an important step on my educational path. However, my situation brought many difficulties ..

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Mario echeverria

Mario Echeverria

The reason why I believe I didn’t graduate high school was because I didn’t ..

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Rene Rivas

Rene Rivas

The reason I did not finish high school were because one, I got expelled for fighting ..

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Rodney greer

Rodney Greer

I never graduated high school because I’ve attended over five different high schools. Through most ..

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alea thomas

Alea Thomas

Dropping out of school was never in my plan; some things in life you just cannot ..

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Tiffany chew

Tiffany Chew

The reason why I didn’t finish high school is because I didn’t have enough ..

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