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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 PDF iconOpportunity is Knocking brochure for more information.

Vote with the League on the June 2018 ballot measures

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Vote with the League on June 5, 2018! The California League of Women Voters takes a position on five statewide Propositions and your local Santa Barbara League of Women Voters takes a position on Measure R that will be on the Ballot for Isla Vista voters. Click "Read more" for in depth information.

(For additional information about the propositions from the League of Women Voters California Education Fund, go to Read more to access "The League Recommends" flyer directly.)

To view the Sheriff Forum held on June 3 (in Spanish & English), click the YouTube Channel to the left on this page.


June 5, Election Day, is fast approaching! Make sure you've mailed in your ballot or will bring it to a polling place on that date. Let's MAKE DEMOCRACY WORK with a big turnout!

Join us July 19 for our Calendar Planning Meeting. TIME: 5:30pm; LOCATION: To Be Announced.  Help us plan for the busy year ahead.
Event Date: 
Jul 19 2018 - 5:30pm

Join us on Thursday July 19, 5:30pm for our League's Calendar Planning Meeting. For LOCATION email league [at] At this time we will plan our fall Community Forums. This is a busy year with the upcoming November midterm elections & we need your input!

Let's join together to Make Democracy Work!

Join us on Saturday June 9 for the Joint Board Meeting. TIME: 12:00; LOCATION: To Be Announced.  All Members welcome!
Event Date: 
Jun 9 2018 - 12:00pm

Join us on Saturday June 9 for our League's Joint Board Meeting. TIME: 12:00pm; For LOCATION email league [at]

All Members Welcome!

May Community Education Forum

On May 16 the Education Committee of LWVSB presented "WHAT IS THE EVOLVING ROLE OF SBCC AS A CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE". This forum addressed how SBCC is rising to the many challenges it faces in fulfilling its complex mission. If you were unable to attend, the video is now up on our YouTube Channel for your viewing (Video in Spanish to be up soon). Click the YouTube icon on the left of this page for viewing.