Children’s Academic Achievement

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Improving Children’s Grades and Academic Achievement Young people attending formal after-school programs often spend more time in academic activities and in enrichment lessons than do their peers left unsupervised after school. Children whose out-of-school time includes 20-35 hours of constructive learning activities do better in school. Studies indicate that students in after-school programs show better […]

EOYDC is poised to move forward in bold new ways.

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Regina Jackson, Director of EOYDC walks us through the programming and goals for the organization while highlighting a myriad of ways the youth are being served by EOYDC

Inaugural Golden State Warriors Unsung Heroes Awards

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Three Bay Area residents – Magen Clay, Regina Jackson and Curt Yagi – were honored with the inaugural Golden State Warriors Unsung Heroes Award tonight at the team’s game against the Indiana Pacers at Oracle Arena. The Unsung Heroes Award is presented to local residents who go above and beyond to uplift their community by […]

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 […]