Celebrated around the world for her commitment to free expression, human dignity and democratic government, journalist Maria Ressa has spent decades speaking truth to power and challenging corruption. The recipient of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize, Ressa has had multiple arrest warrants filed against her for her reporting on the authoritarian administration of Philippine President […]
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Santa Barbara will again join with Women’s March sisters nationally to remind our representatives (and each other) that Women’s Rights are Human Rights! Community gathering in De La Guerra Plaza at 11am, with music and dancing, will include tables from many local organizations with ways to take action locally, and to make signs. Speakers will […]
Tax season ushers in waves of fear and anxiety among artists and independent business folks alike. Akeem's focus as a tax preparer is to provide excellent, committed service for folks who’ve been intrepid and have a diverse mix of 1099s, W-2s, bank statements and unreported income. Akeem's work is informed by his own experience as […]
This workshop is being co-convened by CLU Center For Nonprofit Leadership, The Fund For Santa Barbara and the McCune Foundation. Organizational leaders know the importance of assessing the impact they have on the communities they serve, but are often at a loss about how to do so. This foundational workshop is for organizational leaders in […]
Join this session to learn the latest ways you can deploy online tools & tactics in combination with offline organizing to engage supporters, broaden your base, raise money, pressure targets, and win campaigns. Whether you’re a complete digital novice, or advanced, make sure you aren’t missing out on key digital tools and tactics, learn what […]
Wednesdays, January 25 – March 22, 2023 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. PST Online with some weekend in-person field trips This program is designed for anyone looking to play an active role in creating and implementing climate solutions in their homes, workplaces, and communities. Graduates of the Community Environmental Council's Climate Stewards certification program are equipped […]
The lecture series, “Fast & Curious: ED Talks from UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School,” returns for its first in-person event since Covid, on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 7 pm in the Faulkner Gallery of the Santa Barbara Public Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. The evening, which is free and open to the public, will […]
The Fund for Santa Barbara’s monthly Lunchtime Activists meetings are intended to be an open and informal space for advocates, organizers, and neighbors to share brave space and co-conspire for a more just and equitable region. We gather to learn from one another, share our work, and collaborate for social change. We encourage all who […]