Tag Archives: East Oakland Youth Development Center

Nia Imara sheds light on Oakland through art

Born in East Oakland and raised in the Bay Area, Imara is an astronomer and a researcher at Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, holding the prestigious title of a Harvard-MIT Future Faculty Leader Postdoctoral Fellow. Not...
The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the East Oakland Youth Development Center took place on September 29.

Members, staff of East Oakland Youth Development Center celebrate opening of newly expanded facility

EOYDC serves students in East Oakland with free after-school programming. It was founded in 1973, officially opening in 1978. The existing facilities recently underwent renovation as well as the construction of over 6,000 square feet...

‘Think China’ flies Oakland students to Beijing to break cultural barriers

During a two-week educational trip to Beijing and Shanghai, Oakland teens expanded their horizons, broke cultural barriers, got a fresh outlook on life and education, and climbed the Great Wall of China .

At basketball camp, kids also drill nutrition and financial literacy skills

Known for its long history of fostering basketball stars, including legendary National Basketball Association guards like Gary Payton and Jason Kidd, the East Oakland Youth Development Center’s latest basketball camp has attracted more than 100...
Regina Jackson

Africa Channel reveals lost lineage for guests at launch party

About 200 people attended the long delayed launch celebration for the Africa Channel-a digital station that focuses entirely on Africa programming- Tuesday night at Oakland's Chabot Space Center. At the event, an Africa Channel executive...
Vlad Listening

One Warrior, many small admirers, and his gift pile of brand-new books

Dressed in black-and-maroon Nike basketball shoes, black Nike warm-up pants, and a black T-shirt that reads “Born to run things” in silver, Vladimir Radmanovic stood in front of—no, towered over—his audience.