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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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Jacket Drive and Immunization Clinic

1111 E Ocean Ave Ste. 2 Lompoc, CA, United States

Free jackets and COVID/flu/mpox vaccinations for Savie Health patients and other uninsured or newly insured community members in need.

Free

Leah King Live!

Soul Bites 423 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Live Music by Leah King! Santa Barbara Black Culture House is hosted at Soul Bites Restaurant at 423 State Street, between Haley and Gutierrez Streets. Soul Bites opens at noon and events start at 1:00PM. Learn more! Announcing our 2024 lineup for Santa Barbara Black Culture House, this upcoming Black History Month. Black Culture House […]

Free

Foundations of Racial Equity Series 2024: Session One: The Cultural, Historical, & Political Foundations of Racism

Virtual Online, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Join Philanthropy CA for our 2024 Foundations of Racial Equity program series designed to support philanthropic practitioners in understanding how anti-Black racism and white supremacy influence the field of philanthropy. In this session, participants will explore actionable opportunities within their organizations to mobilize toward racial equity and learn how to address the racial inequities that […]

The Gospel of J. Edgar Hoover: How the FBI Aided and Abetted the Rise of White Christian Nationalism, with Lerone A. Martin

UCSB MCC Theater Multicultural Center, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

The Walter H. Capps Center for the Study of Ethics, Religion, and Public Life will present Lerone A. Martin's lecture, "The Gospel of J. Edgar Hoover: How the FBI Aided and Abetted the Rise of White Christian Nationalism," at UCSB's MCC Theater on February 20, 2024, at 5:00pm. This event is free and open to […]

Free

City of Lompoc – Proclamations & Resolutions Honoring Black History

Lompoc City Hall 100 Civic Center Plaza, Lompoc, CA, United States

Although the national theme for Black History Month is "African Americans and the Arts" our Government Relations Committee felt that the Santa Barbara County theme should be "Black History: More Than A Month." The committee has created a 2024 Black History Month Resolution/Proclamation to be used to honor our late regional Elders and community organizations […]

Pride Movie Night

105 N. Lincoln Street 105 N. Lincoln Street, Santa Maria, CA, United States

Pride Movie Night! This event is for ALL AGES Join Pacific Pride Foundation (PPF) and House of Pride & Equality (HOPE) on Wednesday, February 21 for a FREE, private screening of the new release film, Migration, a family-friendly movie about the importance of change and expanding one’s horizons. The fun kicks off at 4pm with […]

Free

Abraham Verghese in Conversation with Pico Iyer

UCSB Campbell Hall Campbell Hall, Isla Vista, United States

Dr. Abraham Verghese’s instant New York Times bestseller, The Covenant of Water, was released in May to widespread critical acclaim and was named Oprah’s Book Club pick. One of the most masterful literary novels published in recent years, the book is the long-awaited follow-up to Verghese’s previous novel, Cutting for Stone, which topped the New […]

Intermediate Proposal Writing – Three Module Series

Cal Lutheran Oxnard Center 2201 Outlet Center Dr # 600, Oxnard, CA, United States

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 writing terminology and the basic components […]

Taj Mahal Quartet and Sona Jobarteh

UCSB Campbell Hall Campbell Hall, Isla Vista, United States

Celebrated blues legend Taj Mahal brings his glorious voice and virtuosic multi-instrumentalism to this uniquely powerful evening of new world music. A musical innovator, cultural ambassador and winner of the 2023 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album, Taj Mahal’s long career touches on every imaginable strand in the fabric of roots music. Joining the […]

IHC Virtual Event: Aesthetic Mobility and Solidarities at Self Help Graphics & Art

Zoom

Self Help Graphics & Art is a legacy arts organization that served on the cultural front of the Chicano Movement. Its emphasis on printmaking as an accessible medium infused with activist aims and its ability to cultivate and navigate various solidarities helped to support over fifty years of growth. This presentation by the co-editors of […]

Black is Beautiful Gala & Fundraiser

Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort 633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

The Black is Beautiful Gala and Fundraiser will help raise funds to support Black-led organizations and initiatives to help re-imagine our collective investment in community care. Saint Paul AME Church, Juneteenth Santa Barbara, Sojourner Kincaid Rolle Youth Artivism Scholarship, and the Black Community Emergency Needs Fund will receive the funds raised from the Gala. Below […]

$200 – $350

The Funky Neighbors Live!

Soul Bites 423 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Santa Barbara Black Culture House is hosted at Soul Bites Restaurant at 423 State Street, between Haley and Gutierrez Streets. Soul Bites opens at noon and events start at 1:00PM. Learn more! Announcing our 2024 lineup for Santa Barbara Black Culture House, this upcoming Black History Month. Black Culture House hosts weekly cultural events--concerts, films, […]

Free