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  • Kathy Ireland and Women United Join to Advance Youth Literacy

    Kathy Ireland joined United Way of Santa Barbara County’s Women United for the “Beauty and the Beast”-themed “A Classic Storybook Luncheon” at the Coral Casino. 

  • Nonviolent Communication Conference
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    Nonviolent Communication Conference

    SBCC School of Extended Learning will explore tools to deepen connections with friends, family and co-workers at its 12th Annual Nonviolent Communication Conference.

  • ‘The Power of the Purse’; Women United 3rd Annual Luncheon
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    ‘The Power of the Purse’; Women United 3rd Annual Luncheon

    United Way of Ventura County’s (UWVC) Women United will explore the “Power of the Purse” during its 3rd Annual Luncheon, featuring acclaimed social psychologist and author Dr. Aida Hurtado. All proceeds will benefit United Way programs.

    Dr. Hurtado holds the Luis Leal Endowed Chair in the Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies at UCSB. In her upcoming book, “Sitios y Lenguas (Spaces and Languages/Discourses): Chicana Feminisms,” Dr. Hurtado introduces the field of Chicana feminist analysis.

  • Kathy Ireland Joins Women United for ‘A Classic Storybook Luncheon’ March 1
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    Kathy Ireland Joins Women United for ‘A Classic Storybook Luncheon’ March 1

    Supermodel turned businesswoman Kathy Ireland will join United Way of Santa Barbara County’s (UWSBC) Women United in support of early education programs during “A Classic Storybook Luncheon” March 1 at the Coral Casino.

    Proceeds from the special luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday March 1, will benefit United Way’s early education programs in Santa Barbara County. Ireland supports various philanthropic causes such as local education, in line with Women United’s efforts to expand opportunities for young students.

  • United Way Offers Free Income Tax Assistance Program

    With the clock now ticking toward the April 15 deadline, United Way of Santa Barbara County is offering free, bi-lingual tax preparation centers for families and individuals who earned less than $66,000 in 2018.

  • Kathy Ireland at ‘A Classic Storybook Luncheon’
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    Kathy Ireland at ‘A Classic Storybook Luncheon’

    World-famous lifestyle designer Kathy Ireland will join United Way of Santa Barbara County’s Women United for “A Classic Storybook Luncheon.” Proceeds from this event will support United Way’s early education programs in Santa Barbara County.

  • Courage, Love, and Compassion: An evening with Roshi Joan Halifax
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    Courage, Love, and Compassion: An evening with Roshi Joan Halifax

    Hospice of Santa Barbara’s Community Education and Engagement Series is pleased to present “Courage, Love, and Compassion: An Evening with Roshi Joan Halifax”.

    On Wednesday, February 27th, Roshi Joan Halifax, a renowned Buddhist teacher, author, Zen priest, and anthropologist, will give a presentation on “Courage, Love, and Compassion” at the Marjorie Luke Theatre in Santa Barbara.

  • United Way of Santa Barbara County Red Feather Ball
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    United Way of Santa Barbara County Red Feather Ball

    Dance the night away at United Way of Santa Barbara County's (UWSBC) 23rd Annual Red Feather Ball on Oct. 11 to benefit the nonprofit’s award-winning Fun in the Sun summer enrichment program and United for Literacy initiative.

    The gala will feature wine, cocktails and a curated silent auction. Tickets are $325 each or $3,000 for a table of 10; sponsorship opportunities are also available.

  • Volunteer Training for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
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    Volunteer Training for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

    United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) is recruiting volunteers to help local families and individuals prepare their tax returns and practice financial responsibility as part of its annual Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Volunteer training will include the opportunity to become an IRS Certified tax preparer. No prior experience is necessary to volunteer.

  • School of Extended Learning Arts & Crafts Fair
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    School of Extended Learning Arts & Crafts Fair

    Unique, handmade treasures just in time for holiday shopping will be available at the SBCC School of Extended Learning annual Arts & Crafts Fair.

    More than 70 local artists will showcase their unique ceramics, jewelry, glass arts, textiles and weaving, floral arrangements, drawings, paintings and more set at great prices. Visitors can shop at their leisure at the tranquil Wake Campus, 300 N. Turnpike Road, which has plenty of free parking.

  • Vetrepreneur LAUNCH!
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    Vetrepreneur LAUNCH!

    What do Nike, FedEx, and GoDaddy have in common? All three of these successful companies were started by US Veterans.

    Veterans looking to launch a business idea of their own can find valuable resources at Vetrepreneur LAUNCH! on Friday, November 16th at the Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) West Campus Fé Bland Forum, 721 Cliff Drive.

  • Light Up A Life 2018 – Goleta
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    Light Up A Life 2018 – Goleta

    Hospice of Santa Barbara (HSB) invites the community to celebrate and honor the lives of loved ones at its 35th annual Light Up a Life ceremonies.

    Light Up a Life ceremonies are free to attend and feature special guests and speakers, music, and a memorial tree lighting, including hundreds of sparkling tribute stars hung to commemorate those who are no longer with us.

  • Light Up A Life 2018 – Montecito
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    Light Up A Life 2018 – Montecito

    **Please Note** Due to potential heavy rainfall, Light Up a Life in Montecito has been rescheduled from Wednesday, December 5th at 5:00pm to Wednesday, December 12th at 4:00pm.

    Hospice of Santa Barbara (HSB) invites the community to celebrate and honor the lives of loved ones at its 35th annual Light Up a Life ceremonies, and the 1st ever Montecito event.

  • Light Up A Life 2018 – Santa Barbara
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    Light Up A Life 2018 – Santa Barbara

    Hospice of Santa Barbara (HSB) invites the community to celebrate and honor the lives of loved ones at its 35th annual Light Up a Life ceremonies.

    Light Up a Life ceremonies are free to attend and feature special guests and speakers, music, and a memorial tree lighting, including hundreds of sparkling tribute stars hung to commemorate those who are no longer with us.

  • Light Up A Life 2018 – Carpinteria
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    Light Up A Life 2018 – Carpinteria

    Hospice of Santa Barbara (HSB) invites the community to celebrate and honor the lives of loved ones at its 35th annual Light Up A Life ceremonies.

    Light Up a Life ceremonies are free to attend and feature special guests and speakers, music, and a memorial tree lighting, including hundreds of sparkling tribute stars hung to commemorate those who are no longer with us.

  • Young Leaders Society Presents ‘United We Bowl’
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    Young Leaders Society Presents ‘United We Bowl’

    Join United Way of Santa Barbara County for a fun-filled night with costumes and raffle prizes at the Young Leaders Society’s 9th Annual “United We Bowl” event. The bowl-a-thon will raise funds for United Way’s literacy programs, including purchasing books for local public schools to be donated to local schools in honor of Read Across America Day. Guests can create a team or join one. Whether a spare, split, or strike, every game counts. Come join the fun and sign up today!

  • On This Shining Night Holiday Concert
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    On This Shining Night Holiday Concert

    Ring in the holidays with festivity and flair at “On This Shining Night,” Fratelli’s annual holiday concert. Fratelli is Santa Barbara’s premier chorus of gay men and their allies dedicated to inspiring compassion and pride throughout the community.

  • Mind and Supermind: iGen: The Smartphone Generation and the Future
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    Mind and Supermind: iGen: The Smartphone Generation and the Future

    The stereotypical depiction of Generation Z – those born after 1995 – often involves a teenager with eyes inches from a smartphone and thumbs furiously tapping at the screen. But as Dr. Jean Twenge will explore in the upcoming SBCC School of Extended Learning Mind & Supermind series lecture, these devices are leading many in the “iGen” to grow up more slowly and with higher rates of depression.

  • Rockstock III Benefit Concert and Music Festival ft. Dishwalla
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    Rockstock III Benefit Concert and Music Festival ft. Dishwalla

    Rockshop Academy, a nonprofit program for aspiring musicians from 10-17 years old in the Santa Barbara area, is bringing back their popular benefit concert and music festival this October. Rockstock III is scheduled for Saturday, October 27 at Santa Barbara’s Paseo Nuevo Shops & Restaurants.

  • Community Invited to First Ever Housing Santa Barbara Day Oct. 13
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    Community Invited to First Ever Housing Santa Barbara Day Oct. 13

    The Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara (HACSB) and its affiliated nonprofit 2nd Story Associates are inviting residents to learn all about affordable living options on the South Coast during the first Housing Santa Barbara Day, Oct. 13, in De La Guerra Plaza.

    From 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Housing Santa Barbara Day will feature live music and entertainment, including local band Area 51, activities, local food vendors and a host of information on workforce and subsidized housing, supportive services and home purchasing programs.  

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