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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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Meet & Greet-FLA’s New Executive Director

Santa Barbara

Join us as we introduce FLA's Executive Director and Alumna, Gloria Soto. FLA will be hosting a Meet & Greet happy hour for community members to welcome Gloria. Learn about FLAs' plan to serve our youth and to discuss pressing issues affecting our communities. Join us for a fun and social evening where you can […]

$10 – $35

Vijay Gupta in Conversation with Pico Iyer The Healing Power of Music

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

Join UCSB Arts & Lectures as they present Vijay Gupta in Conversation with Pico Iyer The Healing Power of Music on Thursday, October 28th at 7:30 p.m. at Campbell Hall. The recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, Vjiay Gupta is a celebrated violinist, speaker and citizen artist devoted to creating spaces of wholeness through music. He […]


Virtual Job Fair

County of Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara Foundation are hosting a job fair for organizations hiring for positions in social services agencies. Interested in learning more about opportunities in this growing field where you will have the opportunity to help connect people with housing and other services? Meet directly with organizations and hear about a […]

IHC Virtual Event with Clint Smith

Join us online for a conversation between Clint Smith and IHC Director Susan Derwin. Audience Q&A will follow. Clint Smith is a staff writer at The Atlantic. He is the author of the narrative nonfiction book, How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America, which was a #1 New […]

Free – $20

Warrior Women Featuring Madonna Thunder Hawk and Marcella Gilbert

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

Join UCSB Arts & Lectures as they present Warrior Women Featuring Madonna Thunder Hawk and Marcella Gilbert on Wednesday, November 3rd at 7:30 p.m. at Campbell Hall. Warrior Women chronicles the lifelong work of Madonna Thunder Hawk – a leader in the American Indian Movement – and Marcella Gilbert, a Lakota mother and daughter whose […]

Free

2021 Raising Justice – Celebrating 20 Years of Building Community Power!

We’re celebrating 20 Years of Building Community Power together this year! Whether you’ve been around since the very beginning or are a recent movement friend, we want to celebrate with you as we continue creating a more just and sustainable world for the generations ahead — mark your calendars! Raising Justice 2021 Thursday, November 4th […]

Free

Stop the eviction! Stop Munger Hall! Rally at UCSB

UCSB library steps

349 students face the end of their hotel contracts in December, many with no other housing to fall back on. UCSB’s solution is Munger Hall: a windowless nightmare with only 2 exits for all 4,500 students. We demand reasonable housing! Come to the rally on Friday, Nov 5 at 12pm, on the library steps. We […]

Free – $75

Language Justice: Creating Equitable Multilingual Spaces in our Community / Justicia de Lenguaje Creando espacios multilingües equitativos en nuestra comunidad

How does your Nonprofit ensure that every voice is heard and included in the work you do and how you do it? Join us as we discuss the “why” and the “how” we can create more equitable multilingual spaces in our nonprofits and in our community. ¿Cómo es que su organización asegura que todas las […]

Free

Healing Diverse Communities

This year’s virtual forum is designed to address the impact of systemic racism, social inequality, and poverty on the mental health of under-served communities of color. This presentation will examine the need to destigmatize the concept of mental illness, how to develop and practice mental fitness and the importance of becoming a partner in the […]

Free

Navigating Our New Reality, A Conversation in Spanish Translated to English Virtual Event

Virtual

illuminate Speaker Series, brought to you by Hospice of Santa Barbara and Mi Vida Mi Voz,presents: Navigating Our New Reality, A Conversation in Spanish Translated to English Virtual Event on Wednesday, November 10th, 2021 at 6:00 PM PDT. The entire community is invited to attend. Latino leaders will speak about the anxiety and fear that […]

Free

Programas Gratuitos de Certificación de AHA!/ AHA! Free Certification Program

Programas Gratuitos de Certificación Acompañanos para obtener tu propia certificación del Aprendizaje Socio-Emocional (SEL) impartido por AHA! Actitudes Saludables, Armonía emocional, Logro de por vida para los adolescentes AHa!TM Aprenderás habilidades importantes y esenciales para mejorar tus relaciones y bienestar. AHA! Cuenta con más de 20 años de experiencia en SEL. Esta serie de certificaciones […]

Free

30th Anniversary Celebration of the Sector

The Center for Nonprofit Leadership celebrates its 30th anniversary of service to our region’s nonprofit sector and philanthropic community. Join us for this special Celebration of the Sector to recognize 30 years investing in nonprofit leadership. With stories from our past, present and future, the event promises to elevate our collective resiliency, service to community […]