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Registration is open for feminist candidates interested is running for elective offices and appointed positions at both the local and state levels. Learn from successful women office holders who share their best practices and painful but important lessons learned. Let us help you win. We cover the basics of raising money, campaign messaging, media management, and more.
When: Saturday, June 18, 2022; 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: Santa Barbara College of Law, 20 E Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
This SBWPC Virtual Friendraiser event will feature Women's Rights and Civil Rights Attorney Wendy Murphy, JD, who will update us on latest news regarding the status of the Equal Rights Amendment and strategies for moving this important legislation past the final hurdles to ratification. This free event occurs on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 5 PM. This Zoom event with is our 2nd Friendraiser sponsored by the SBWPC Membership and ERA Committees.
This 90-min. Zoom event features Dr. Carrie N. Baker, Professor of Women’s & Gender Studies at Smith College, MA. Carrie Baker is also a Contributing Editor for Ms. Magazine. She will lead our interactive virtual event centered on getting the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) past the last hurdle and on to its overdue passage into law. Dr. Baker is an attorney as well, and her recent co-authored textbook is entitled Sexual Harassment Law: History, Cases and Practices (2020).
SBWPC’s “What’s Next for the Feminist Agenda?” A Conversation with Holly Mitchell, Los Angeles County Supervisor
This 90-min. Zoom event features Supervisor Holly Mitchell, who serves on the Los Angeles County's Board of Supervisors, and is the force behind the groundbreaking Crown Act that prohibits hair discrimination in the workplace. Santa Barbara County 3rd District Supervisor Joan Hartmann joins to discuss the topic: “What’s Next?” This will be a 20-minute discussion format with Supervisor Mitchell, Helene Schneider, and a Young Feminist member, including an open chat box. The last 10 minutes will be pre-recorded questions.
SBWPC's Summer Campaign Series' Introductory Session is an interactive webinar designed to help prepare aspiring candidates for the campaign Nuts and Bolts of designing an effective political campaign. The webinar details are:
SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 10 – 11:30 AM
--Kate Parker, Santa Barbara City College, Board of Trustees
--Luz Reyes-Martin, Goleta School District Board Member
--Mary Rose, Political Consultant
REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR JUNE 27
SBWPC's Free "Run Like a Woman" Webinar will get your questions about running for office in 2020 answered, and you will learn how COVID-19 and social distancing are changing the nature of political campaigning. This free Zoom Webinar occurs on Wednesday, May 27, 2020; Time: 7:00 - 8:15 pm. This free Webinar Requires Registration to obtain your Confirmation and Zoom Link.
The Santa Barbara Women's Political Committee's exciting 19th Annual Presidents' Circle Luncheon with Former Congression Representative Katie Hill is coming March 6th. Join us! El Paseo Restaurant, 10 El Paseo, Anacapa St. $55 (Members); $65 (Non-Members)--Includes meal. RSVP Now-seating limited.
Following last year’s momentous 30th Anniversary celebrations, the Santa Barbara Women’s Political Committee (SBWPC) brings back “Cosmopolitics.” One of SBWPC’s most popular events. Cosmopolitics is a popular evening event of cocktails, friendship, and feminist political talk. Keynote Speaker CA Assembly Member Wendy Carrillo is a former journalist elected in 2017 to represent the 51st District (East Los Angeles), and just one of the evening’s highlights. Carrillo came to the US from El Salvador as a child, and became politically active by the time she was in high school.
The Santa Barbara Women's Political Committee presents its first "Solvang Friendraiser!" This event is designed to introduce the Solvang community to the SBWPC and welcome new friends to join this dynamic organization and learn more about the status of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)!
This event features Free Refreshments and Wine!
Our Solvang Friendraiser is made possible in large part by the generosity of The Sanger Family of Wines Tasting Room.
Enjoy a beautiful sunset cruise on the local Double Dolphin with Planned Parenthood Young Advocates & SB Women's Political Committee Young Feminists. All proceeds will go back to both organizations! Your $50 ticket includes snacks and a chance to win a condom tote bag filled with goodies! Please arrive 15 minutes early.
This "Run Like a Woman" Training Workshop will give you the foundation for your future planning to run for office. Registration is required. Lunch included with Registration Fee.
1. What: Run Like a Woman: A Training Workshop for Those Thinking of Running in Election in 2019 and 2020
2. When: Saturday, May 18, 2019; 10 AM to 2 PM
3. Where: American Red Cross, 2707 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
4. Link for Tickets:
This event will feature a powerful discussion by community officials (elected and appointed) to help you find your place at the table of rules and laws governing your everyday life. Our knowledgable speakers include:
--Anna Everett, Chair, Santa Barbara County Commission for Women
--Charlotte Gullap-Moore, California Association for Nurse Practitioners
--Lisa Guravitz, Carpinteria-Summerland Fire District’s Board of Directors
--Lauren Hanson, President, Board of Directors, Goleta Water District
--Cathy Murillo, Mayor, City of Santa Barbara
SBWPC Carpinteria Friendraiser is a new community event for women interested in becoming more involved in the political affairs of the Carpinteria and Summerland region.
The Santa Barbara Women's Political Committee wants to expand its successful Friendraiser mixers to Carpinteria so that its countywide presence can be developed. SBWPC aims to increase its countywide membership.
When: Monday, February 25, 2019
Where: The Carpinteria Women's Club, 1059 Vallecito Rd, Carpinteria, CA 93013
Time: 7 PM
Phone: (805) 566-8953
From a graffiti artist speaking out against domestic violence in the favelas of Brazil to a dancer rehabilitating sex-trafficking survivors in India, Little Stones profiles four women, each of whom are contributing a stone to the mosaic of the women’s movement through their art. The film and accompanying education initiative have been designed to raise awareness about global women’s rights issues, and to celebrate creative, entrepreneurial, and arts-therapy based solutions to the most pressing challenges facing women globally.
“Run Like a Woman” is an interactive workshop that will demystify the process of running for office by providing the latest strategies and tools available to local candidates. Topics include: Getting Ready to Run; Making a Plan; Crafting a Compelling Message; How to get Endorsements; and The Role of Social Media. Learn from powerful campaign strategists and current and past elected officials. A question and answer session will follow.
EVENT POSTPONED! Women are running in 2018 and beyond! To join these brave and motivated women, join the Santa Barbara Women’s Political Committee (SBWPC) at the "Run Like a Woman" interactive workshop designed to present key information about what it takes to run an effective campaign in 2018, 2019 or 2020.
This is a networking and celebration gathering for the community to promote non-partisan feminist women's involvement in political governance. This paid and ticketed event includes a cocktail reception, savory appetizers and drinks, politics and awards. The featured speaker is Dr. Daisy Gonzales, PhD, the Principal Education Consultant for Higher Education and Jobs and Economic Development at the California State Assembly Appropriations Committee.
This event will feature engaging and hands-on interactive presentations by local office-holders including Goleta Mayor Paula Perotte, Santa Barbara County Supervisor Joan Hartmann, Santa Barbara Councilmember Cathy Murillo, Goleta School Board Members Luz Reyes-Martin and Sholeh Jahangir, Goleta Water District Trustee Lauren Hanson, Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Commissioner Andria Martinez-Cohen, and Santa Barbara County Commission for Women Chair Anna Everett.
A Seat at the Table: A Fund for a Feminist Future (FFF); Join the Santa Barbara Women's Political Committee Event for this Launch event to increase women's participation in local government.
Keynote Speaker: Assemblymember Cristina Garcia, 58th Assembly District
Introduction: Senator Hannah Beth Jackson, District 9
Assemblymember Garcia is the chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus and Vice Chair of the Commission on the Status of Women and Girls, working at the forefront of making impressive change for California’s women and girls