East Oakland Boxing Association (EOBA)


The East Oakland Boxing Association (EOBA) is about much more than boxing. We’re focused on improving lives through education and mentoring, promoting health and wellness, providing cultural enrichment, developing youth leaders, and building a better community. We’re growing opportunities for local kids. Join us.

Our mission is to provide a safe and nurturing environment in which youth of Oakland can feel secure as they achieve success in school while learning life skills and building self- esteem in preparation for their futures.

We provide fun and educational opportunities for kids after-school and during the summer. We promote learning and good citizenship and serve as an antidote to juvenile crime and parental stress.

We emphasize healthy living, provides nutrition education, gardening opportunities, and a healthy daily snack for program participants.

We are focused on building strong minds and strong bodies. Our boxing and other fitness activities promote health, self-discipline, self-confidence, and a sense of personal achievement.


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Cerise Palmanteer
Youth Development Program Manager