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A Voice For Citizens, A Force For Change; Because democracy is not a spectator sport

The League of Women Voters does not support or oppose candidates or political parties. The League encourages informed and active participation in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy. 

View our Forum Program Videos: clean energy; immigration; violence against women; physical health, mental health and housing; and more on LWV Santa Barbara Youtube Channel You can also subscribe to our channel from this link.

Consider attending LWV Santa Barbara committee meetings. See the Opportunity is Knocking brochure for more information.

Serve on the County of Santa Barbara Citizens' Independent Redistricting Commission | Apply by 5PM Friday, August 21, 2020 | Learn more at CountyofSB.org/redistricting
Event Date: 
Jul 1 2020 - 8:00am to Aug 21 2020 - 5:00pm

The League supported the formation of this Commission. If you are interested in serving, apply now. Visit countyofsb.org/redistricting for more information.

Hands of different colors surrounding the League of Women Voters Logo symbolizing the League's commitment to diversity.

LWV is an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in principle and in practice. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to the organization’s current and future success in engaging all individuals, households, communities, and policy makers in creating a more perfect democracy.

Thomas Fire
Blog Post

Electric power in the South Coast region in Santa Barbara County is completely dependent on a substation served by transmission lines traversing many miles through the Los Padres National Forest. The region known as the Goleta Load Pocket, served by the Goleta transmission substation, extends seventy miles from Point Conception to Carpinteria, and includes the cities of Goleta, Santa Barbara, and Carpinteria.

Just the Beginning: Voting as a Right and a Fight
News

Watch this new promotional video for Beth Pitton-August's documentary film about 100 years of women's political power. Released on International Women's Day, the film will tell the story of the League of Women Voters and allies (LWVSB is a proud supporter of the project). Beth needs help now to keep filming! To learn more about the film and to donate, visit jtb.intersectionsTV.com.

Click on "Read more" for a link to the promotional video.