MLP Assemblies are in Full Swing!

MLP is so excited to be back in action with our communities in person! Our training team has been busy on the road providing in person training, demos of our programming, and assemblies for our communities in the South Bay and Central Valley over the last couple weeks to kick off the school year.Outside of our direct service programming, MLP …

Join Us & Mindful Magazine for 30 Days of Mindfulness: Discover the Power of Daily Meditation

Another year, another transcendent partnership! We’re excited to announce that we are a non-profit partner for this September’s Mindful30, a 30-day online meditation program from our friends at Mindful! Not only are you supporting MLP with your registration, as a percentage of proceeds go directly towards our organization, but there are also a ton of perks in signing up for …

Teaming up With Kaiser to Expand Our Access After-School

MLP, like many other organizations, weathered so many different challenges over the last year amid the pandemic. However, we also formed some amazing partnerships that will allow us to expand who receives our programming. This year we applied for a grant from Kaiser Permanente to support youth workers who support youth in out of school time spaces and were excited …

History in the Making!

To say these past several days have truly been monumental for the entire Mindful Life Project organization would be an understatement. Scratch that..This entire year has been truly monumental for MLP! From the launch of The Peaceful Warriors & Empowered Mind programs in collaboration with the Golden State Warriors earlier this year, to having ‘Saturday Night Live’ Star Kenan Thompson …

SEL Day: The Importance of SEL in Education

Working in the public education system for over a decade has provided me with many opportunities for reflection and insight into how we can support our young people and families who have the highest needs. Our communities face so many obstacles outside of the classroom such as homelessness, food insecurity, and community violence, that when students arrive on campus we …

Official kickoff of MLP X Golden State Warriors ‘ Peaceful Warrior Program!

Tuesday was the beginning of something historic for our students, educators, entire school communities and beyond as we this week marked the kickoff of this year’s collaborative Peaceful Warrior Program, sponsored by the Golden State Warriors and Adobe! Our first week we featured two wonderful schools from Northern California, Costaño School of the Arts in Palo Alto and Starlight Elementary …

MINDFUL LIFE PROJECT BLACK FATHERHOOD SERIES: MARCUS MAXWELL AND THE STRENGTH OF A FATHER THROUGH DISEASE

Collaborative piece with Dear Fathers Media; Article Written by Dr. April Bee This series highlights the unique and personal narratives of three black men and their relationships with fatherhood—both as a father and son. Terrence “Tyrie” Ivory, Malcolm Jackson, and Marcus Maxwell are all committed affiliated of the Mindful Life Project (MLP). Located in Richmond, MLP empowers underserved children through mindfulness and …

MLP Joins Dear Fathers in Building Community Through Mindfulness

Since inception, MLP has worked with Black, Latino and other under represented communities with the mission of using mindfulness as a support tool to combat generational stress and trauma…With that being said, we at MLP are proud to announce a new partnership with Dear Fathers Media, a media platform dedicated to uplifting, educating, and telling stories of black parenthood from …