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This calendar intended to help our community stay up to date on progressive events and opportunities along the Central Coast.

Only events that meet our mission will be added. Please allow us up to 4 business days to approve or modify submissions.
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UCSB Library: Mountain Gallery 525 UCEN Rd, Santa Barbara, CA

UCSB Library is pleased to present these works by Johnny Onionseed, MFA candidate in UCSB's Department of Art. These collages were most recently displayed as part of UCSB Library’s exhibition A Call to Action: Documenting Santa Barbara’s Art and Activism, and are included in the Library’s COVID-19 Community Archives. The pieces now reside at the […]

Free

Participate in Fair Pay for Southern California Nonprofits

Nonprofit Compensation Associates

Attract and Retain the Best Employees for your Organization in 2023 and Beyond! Now open for participation, with a revised Economic Environment/COVID-19 Pandemic section, and new jobs in the Government Affairs/Research, Housing/Community Development, Operations, Social Services/Behavioral Health and Volunteer/Membership/Marketing areas. Low unemployment, increased inflation and softening demand in some sectors of the economy are creating […]

$100

Leading From Within: Mindful Presence

Zoom

Four sessions: January 20 and 27, February 3 and 10, 2023 | 9:00 am -11:00 am Facilitators: Ken Saxon and Jennifer Reitz This program will support participants to lead their lives and their work with greater intentionality and presence, and to explore practices to cultivate themselves and their leadership. Mindfulness, embodied practice and self-reflection support leaders […]

$150

Intermediate Proposal Writing – Three Module Series

2201 Outlet Center Dr. 2201 Outlet Center Dr., Oxnard, CA

Jan. 31 - Feb. 9, 2023 Perfect for expanding your grant writing skills, this intermediate workshop dives into the art of proposal writing by exploring the planning phases and each component of a winning proposal. This hands-on workshop will give you the opportunity to learn about how proposals relate to strategic and program planning, grant […]

$150

Spring Grant Cycle Grant Application Workshop #1

Zoom

The Fund for Santa Barbara (est. 1980) is a non-traditional community foundation that supports organizations and groups working for progressive social change in Santa Barbara County. The FUND is dedicated to helping find solutions to current and emerging social problems and issues that challenge our society as a whole. We understand that social conditions improve […]

Hiding in Plain Sight

Campbell Hall (Building 538, University of California, Santa Barbara, Mesa Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93106)

Episode 1: The Storm From executive producer Ken Burns, Hiding in Plain Sight is a documentary about the mental health crisis among youth in America. Follow the journeys of more than 20 young Americans from all over the country and all walks of life who have struggled with thoughts and feelings that have troubled – […]

FREE

Spring Grant Cycle Grant Application Workshop #2

Zoom

The Fund for Santa Barbara (est. 1980) is a non-traditional community foundation that supports organizations and groups working for progressive social change in Santa Barbara County. The FUND is dedicated to helping find solutions to current and emerging social problems and issues that challenge our society as a whole. We understand that social conditions improve […]

Spring Grant Cycle Grant Application Workshop #3

Zoom

The Fund for Santa Barbara (est. 1980) is a non-traditional community foundation that supports organizations and groups working for progressive social change in Santa Barbara County. The FUND is dedicated to helping find solutions to current and emerging social problems and issues that challenge our society as a whole. We understand that social conditions improve […]

IHC Event | Isaac Julien’s Once Again…(Statues Never Die): A Roundtable Discussion

McCune Conference Room 6020 HSSB, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Join us for a discussion with Isaac Julien about his process of creating Once Again… (Statues Never Die). Commissioned by the Barnes Foundation on the occasion of its 100th Anniversary in 2022, Julien’s immersive, black-and-white, five-screen, on-site video installation Once Again… (Statues Never Die) brings to light the relationship between Dr. Albert C. Barnes, who […]

Free

Pink Martini featuring China Forbes

The Granada Theatre (1214 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101) 1214 State St, Santa Barbara, CA

“A rollicking around-the-world musical adventure.” – Thomas Lauderdale, bandleader/pianist Perennial favorite Pink Martini returns for an evening of elevated international entertainment. Featuring a dozen musicians with songs in many languages, these globetrotting musicians speak fluent fun. Their delightful shows offer the perfect occasion for dressing up and having a night on the town. Thoughtful, elegant […]

$20 – $66

Nina Totenberg Dinners with Ruth: The Power of Friendships

The Granada Theatre (1214 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101) 1214 State St, Santa Barbara, CA

“Nina and Ruth are each legends in their own right… this is a must-read for anyone with an interest in history, politics, the law, and media.” – Ari Shapiro, host of All Things Considered One of the country’s most respected journalists and a doyenne of the Supreme Court, award-winning legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg shines […]

$16 – $56