Students enjoy bikes Ridley-Tree Cancer Center generously donated to support FITS’s expanded bike program in partnership with the Santa Barbara Bike Coalition/BiCi Centro. Ridley-Tree Cancer Center has expanded its partnership with United Way of Santa Barbara County’s (UWSBC) Fun in the Sun (FITS) to implement a Healthy Living Program. This partnership educates and promotes […]
Eight standout organizations and individuals received 2020-2021 South Coast Business & Technology Awards during a virtual ceremony on June 17. Now in their 27th year, the awards celebrate innovation, leadership, and success in the area’s business and technology sectors. Proceeds from the event benefit the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara. “We were forced to cancel […]
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Central Coast, CA, June 23, 2021 – Recent Arroyo Grande High School graduate and People’s Self-Help Housing (PSHH) Camino Scholar, Dana Alvarez has received a full-ride scholarship to University of California (UC) Santa Cruz. The oldest child of immigrant parents, Dana recalls, “For plenty of years growing up, I doubted my ability to graduate from college. Nobody in my family has ever attempted to attend.” She continues, “I also want to attend college to show
Event marks the non-profit’s first live community event since November 2019, featuring an honor guard; the Gold Coast Pipe Band; Keynote Speaker Navy Captain Charlie Plumb, USNR, (Ret.) – an F-4 Phantom jet fighter pilot, six-year prisoner of war; Vietnam veteran and popular motivation expert; speaker Col. Rob Long, the new Commander of Space Launch […]
State awards tax credit financing for new affordable housing development The California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (CTCAC) allocated $10,301,010 million in Federal Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) to a local project to be developed by the Housing Authority City of Santa Barbara (HACSB) through its instrumentality non-profit, Santa Barbara Affordable Housing Group (SBAHG). The new […]
Djamila Cabugos has joined the Board of Trustees of the Rona Barrett Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to providing affordable housing and wellness services for low-income seniors.
Camp Mariposas is a summer day camp that provides speech and language with occupational therapies to children, primarily between the ages of three and 10 years, who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder or other conditions that would benefit from early and continuous intervention. A team of professional speech and language pathologists, movement and motor skill therapists and behavioral specialists work closely with children to foster communication, as well as physical and social development.
The 40+ hour curriculum includes online modules, peer-to-peer discussions, small group activities, hands-on and inquiry-based activities, and experiential learning over a ten-week period. Participants will also gain insight into how they can take part in the transformative work CEC and other groups are doing on the Central Coast to address and alleviate climate impacts.
Family Service Agency (FSA) announced a new education program, Forever A Father, to help dads improve their parenting skills, relationships, and economic stability. The program, available in English and Spanish, is provided at no cost to participants and is funded through a five-year grant from the Department of Health & Human Services.
How Do We Cope With The Fears And Anxiety During This Time Of Transition From The Pandemic? Hospice of Santa Barbara will bring together a panel of community leaders for the Navigating Re-entry Town Hall, a virtual event that will discuss the fears, anxiety, and questions as we contemplate a return to society after the […]