Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara

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.

kids immigration
Event Date: 
Oct 16 2019 - 12:00pm
Event location: 

Santa Barbara Public Library, Faulkner Gallery

We have heard about the children locked in cages in detention camps at our Mexican border—and realize that the memories and trauma will likely be with them for the rest of their lives.

Action Alerts

District of Columbia residents do not have voting members in the U.S. House and Senate. So they are denied a voice in Congress, even to defend themselves from attacks on their own locally passed laws and citizen backed initiatives.

Us and Them Film
Event Date: 
Oct 10 2019 - 5:30pm
Event location: 

The Sandbox

The film “Us & Them” will be shown on World Homeless Day. Thursday, October 10, at The Sandbox Santa Barbara, 414 Olive St. There will be food trucks and drinks at 5:30 pm.

m4a flyer

An educational program for the community on Medicare for All

Just the Beginning: Voting as a Right and a Fight

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

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