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816 98th Ave
Oakland
California 94603
USA
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Programs: SINCE 1987, THE EAST OAKLAND BOXING ASSOCIATION HAS SERVED OVER 20,000 YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES. BOXING IS THE DRAW FOR YOUTH. ONCE THROUGH THE DOORS, THEY ARE MET WITH POSITIVE ADULT MENTORS WHO GUIDE THEM TO MAKE POSITIVE LIFE CHOICES. SMARTMOVES OF THE EOBA IS THE MANDATORY ACADEMIC AND ENRICHMENT PROGRAM FOR YOUTH AGES 5-13. PROGRAMS INCLUDE ACADEMIC TUTORING INTEGRATED WITH ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES SUCH AS ART, COMPUTERS, AND MOVEMENT. OTHER PROGRAMS INCLUDE ORGANIC GARDENING, HEALTH AND NUTRITION CLASSES, COOKING CLASSES, FIELD TRIPS, AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION. THE EOBA ALSO PROVIDES A WORK-LEARNING ENVIRONMENT FOR TEENS AS WELL AS BOXING AND MARTIAL ART INSTRUCTION. ADDITIONALLY, THE EOBA HAS PARTNERED WITH OAKLAND SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM AND THE ALAMEDA COUNTY COMMUNITY FOOD BANK TO DISTRIBUTE FOOD TO FAMILIES AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS EACH MONTH.

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OUR MISSION IS TO PROVIDE A SAFE AND NURTURING ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH THE CHILDREN AND YOUTH OF EAST OAKLAND CAN FEEL SECURE AS THEY LEARN LIFE SKILLS, ACHIEVE SUCCESS IN SCHOOL AND BIULD SELF ESTEMM IN PREPARATION FOR THEIR FUTURES.
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09/27/12
The kids in the EOBA are fantastic along with the staff members. We do fun activities such as take the kids to parks, play games and have a golf club along with the boxing club. We also have a good staff to help kids with there homework. Anything that the kids have trouble with we help them the best... more »
09/26/12
EOBA provides much needed services to the youth of East Oakland. From boxing to gardening, EOBA takes at-risk kids off the streets and on a path to academic and athletic achievement via several on and off site programs... more »
09/26/12
The best my dauther like it very much she can do many things like box garden, drama, art, cooking class... more »
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