Steelpan Drums

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Steel pans offer basic and intermediate instruction to youth and young adults. Participants learn the historical development of the pans, the musical scales used to play the instrument, how to maintain and set up pans for performances. Intermediate and advanced participants are given the opportunity to take part in public performances. This class requires not […]

Youth Center in “Killer Corridor” Helps Kids Thrive

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By Heather Tirado Gilligan Posted By Dan On July 26, 2011 (8:00 am) In Community Report   Center director Regina Jackson and youth instructor Jamal Rashead discuss the day’s science class with participants in the summer Cultural Enrichment Program. The East Oakland Youth Development Center should feel institutional, with its white walls, scuffed but clean blue […]

Program Aims To Keep East Oakland Teens Off The Street, Away From Violence

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  EOYDC’s Summer Program Keeps Kids Off The Streets OAKLAND, Calif. — The East Oakland Youth Development Center is using friendly competition to keep kids safe.The center has launched a new summer program that encourages youth to get involved in all types of art. “They may be here because it’s not safe to be home,” […]

Lakers Assistant Coach holds EOYDC Event

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NBA Alumni Hosts Event For EOYDC! OAKLAND, CA (KGO) — Oakland native and Lakers assistant coach Brian Shaw hosted an afternoon of art, wine and music at his home Saturday for a good cause — Pathways To College. This program is part of the East Oakland Youth Development Center, which was founded in 1973, created to […]

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