Events At-A-Glance

  • Pen Connection
    • Sunday, August 20    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Join politically motivated locals in penning letters and signs. Contact Ethan Turpin for more information ethanseye@gmail.com or (805) 570-9439.
  • The 3rd Space: Political Action Workshop
    • Tuesday, August 22    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • 1117 State St, Santa Barbara, 93101
    • Effective local organizing is key to creating a functional political system. The 3rd Space Community Workshop brings together community leaders,...
  • SURJ SB Monthly Meeting
    • Wednesday, August 23    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    • 601 E Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103
    • Please join Showing Up for Racial Justice, Santa Barbara for their monthly meeting. There are specific projects in each workgroup...
  • A seat at the table: screening of Equal Means Equal
    • Thursday, August 24    6:15 pm - 8:30 pm
    • 40 E Anapamu St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • Celebrate Women’s Equality Day with the Santa Barbara Women’s Political Committee's screening of the film Equal Means Equal followed by...
  • The TVSB Raise Your Voice Media Access Awards Celebration
    • Friday, August 25    5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    • 113 Harbor Way #190, Santa Barbara, CA, 93109
    • The Coalition Against Gun Violence will be receiving the 2017 Media Impact Award for the SBTC program “Guns in Our...
  • 2017 Blue Horizons Student Film Premiere
    • Friday, August 25    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    • UCSB, Isla Vista, CA, 93117
    • Now in its 11th year, the BLUE HORIZONS program teaches students how to communicate vital stories about the ocean through...
  • A Seat at the Table: A Fund for a Feminist Future
    • Saturday, August 26    11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • 928 Las Palmas Dr, Santa Barbara, CA, 93110
    • Join Assemblymember Cristina Garcia, 58th Assembly District and Chair of Women's Caucus, for the launch of the project, A Seat...
  • Pen Connection
    • Sunday, August 27    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Join politically motivated locals in penning letters and signs. Contact Ethan Turpin for more information ethanseye@gmail.com or (805) 570-9439.
  • Celebrate Labor Day with Democratic Party of SB County
    • Monday, September 4    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • 300 W Alamar Ave, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105
    • Enjoy tasty BBQ, great camaraderie and the beautiful scenery of Oak Park. Help support your local Democratic Party fight to...
  • EDC TGIF!
    • Friday, September 8    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • 906 Garden St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • Known as one of the best happy hours in Santa Barbara, the Environmental Defense Center's tgif! features live music, refreshing...
  • A seat at the table: Politics 101, an Interactive Workshop
    • Saturday, September 9    8:30 am - 11:30 am
    • 40 E Anapamu St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • Held in the Faulkner Gallery. Everything you need to know about city councils, county supervisors and school boards – who...
  • What is Systemic Racism? Getting up to Speed on Racial Justice
    • Tuesday, September 12    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • If you are interested in learning more about what systemic racism is, how it shapes our society and culture, and...
  • It's YOUR Party: Democratic Party of SB County Meeting
    • Saturday, September 16    11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • 494 UCEN Road, Santa Barbara, CA, 93117
    • No matter what happens in Washington, D.C., Santa Barbara County Democrats are committed to fighting for our core values of...
  • How Can We Protect Our Voting Rights and Improve Elections?
    • Wednesday, September 20    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • 40 E Anapamu St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • Held in the Faulkner Gallery. Speakers will include the SB County Clerk-Recorder’s Office (who supervises elections in our county), the...
  • Community Environmental Council’s Green Gala 2017
    • Friday, September 22    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    • 131 Anacapa St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • The Community Environmental Council’s annual Green Gala is more than a great party; it’s an opportunity to connect with CEC’s...
  • Annual Sierra Club Potluck Breakfast & Beach Walk
    • Sunday, September 24    9:00 am
    • Shoreline Dr & Santa Rosa Place, Santa Barbara, CA, 93109
    • Meet members of the Santa Barbara Sierra Club at Shoreline Park for their annual fun, free and delicious potluck picnic...
  • SB Mayoral Candidates Forum
    • Monday, October 2    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    • 305 E Anapamu St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • Held in the Sanctuary. Hosted by First United Methodist Church Faith and Society, in conjunction with the League of Women...
  • Upper East Association Candidate Forum
    • Tuesday, October 10    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • 305 E Anapamu St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • Held in the Ashbury Room. A Santa Barbara District 4 Candidates Forum.
  • Central Coast Sustainability Summit
    • Wednesday, October 11    8:00 am - 3:45 pm
    • University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, 93106
    • The Summit is planned by partners from the Community Environmental Council; the Cities of Goleta, Santa Barbara, and Carpinteria; the...
  • 12th Annual Students for a Democratic Society National Convention
    • Saturday, October 21    11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • UCSB Student Activist Network has been selected to host this year's Students for a Democratic Society National Convention on October...
  • An Afternoon with Joe Biden
    • Saturday, October 21    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • 1317 State St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • A lifelong public servant, former Vice President Joe Biden's career has been defined by his commitment to equality of opportunity,...
  • 12th Annual Students for a Democratic Society National Convention
    • Sunday, October 22    11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • UCSB Student Activist Network has been selected to host this year's Students for a Democratic Society National Convention on October...
  • Interpreting for Social Justice: Santa Barbara Unified School District
    • Tuesday, October 24    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Registration begins at 7:30 am on Tuesday. Participants are required to attend the workshop in its entirety. Location TBD. The...
  • Interpreting for Social Justice: Santa Barbara Unified School District
    • Wednesday, October 25    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Registration begins at 7:30 am on Tuesday. Participants are required to attend the workshop in its entirety. Location TBD. The...
  • Interpreting for Social Justice: Santa Barbara Unified School District
    • Thursday, October 26    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Registration begins at 7:30 am on Tuesday. Participants are required to attend the workshop in its entirety. Location TBD. The...
  • Sierra Club California Annual Convention
    • Friday, October 27    All Day
    • 2450 Pennington Creek Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA, 93405
    • Sierra Club California members and activists work throughout the year all over the state to support the work staff and...
  • Sierra Club California Annual Convention
    • Saturday, October 28    All Day
    • 2450 Pennington Creek Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA, 93405
    • Sierra Club California members and activists work throughout the year all over the state to support the work staff and...
  • Sierra Club California Annual Convention
    • Sunday, October 29    All Day
    • 2450 Pennington Creek Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA, 93405
    • Sierra Club California members and activists work throughout the year all over the state to support the work staff and...
  • Together as One: A Santa Barbara Community Summit
    • Sunday, October 29    11:30 am
    • 633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103
    • The Anti-Defamation League will be hosting the second iteration of “Together as One” and everyone is invited to attend this...
  • Save the Date: Cosmopolitics 2017
    • Thursday, November 9    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • 1105 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
    • Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Daisy Gonzales, “A Seat at the Table: The Path to Reclaim and Refine Leadership: Stop Asking for...
  • Voices for Justice Annual Dinner
    • Sunday, November 12    5:30 pm
    • 633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103
    • Human Rights Watch Santa Barbara will host its annual Voices for Justice Annual Dinner that honors courageous individuals who protect...
  • Interpreting for Social Justice Workshop
    • Thursday, November 16    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Registration begins at 7:30 am on Thursday. Participants are required to attend the workshop in its entirety. Location TBD. The...
  • The Art of Leadership: Lessons from the American Presidency
    • Thursday, November 16    7:30 pm
    • Mesa Rd,, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, 93106
    • Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian Jon Meacham is one of America’s most prominent public intellectuals. A contributing editor at Time magazine,...
  • Interpreting for Social Justice Workshop
    • Friday, November 17    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Registration begins at 7:30 am on Thursday. Participants are required to attend the workshop in its entirety. Location TBD. The...
  • Interpreting for Social Justice Workshop
    • Saturday, November 18    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Registration begins at 7:30 am on Thursday. Participants are required to attend the workshop in its entirety. Location TBD. The...
  • Save the Date: Annual Sierra Club Holiday Potluck Party
    • Saturday, December 9    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    • 1535 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, California, 93110
    • More information coming soon.