Committees Taking Action
This is a list of our committees actively working on issues. Meeting dates can be found on the Google Calendar.
Social Policy Committee
Mission: To secure equal rights and equal opportunity for all. Promote social and economic justice, and the health and safety of all Americans.
The Social Policy Committee Members work on Health Care Services, Behavioral Wellness, Homelessness, and Housing. We coordinate with Sustainable Communities Committee on local land use and affordable housing issues of mutual interest. We have liaisons to organizations such as, Health Care for All (at local and State levels), Coalition against Gun Violence, Planned Parenthood Action Fund, National Alliance on Mental Illness (local NAMI chapter), Rental Housing Roundtable, CLUE and other nonpartisan organizations. Meets every month at the LWVSB Office. To join email SocialPolicy [at] lwvsantabarbara.org
Sustainable Communities Committee and Energy Committee
The Sustainable Community Members work on Climate Change, Energy (includes Offshore Oil and Alternatives), Land Use Planning, Affordable Housing, and Water Availability. We co-ordinate with Social Policy on local land use and affordable housing issues and work with other organizations concerned with sustainability. Meets every month in the Maravilla Retirement Community Clubhouse. To join, email SusComm [at] lwvsantabarbara.org.
These are Public Statements made and letters sent by LWVSB on these topics.
- Average Unit-Size Density (AUD) Incentive Program Public Statements
- Community Choice Energy (CCE) Public Statements
- Fracking Public Statements Public Statement
- Goleta Development Public Statements Public Statements
- Housing Public Statements
- Las Varas Ranch Project Public Statements
- Santa Maria Refinery Rail Project Public Statement
- Tajiguas Landfill Public Statements
- Trust for Public Land Acquisition of Lower Arroyo Burro Public Statement
- Venoco Ellwood Public Statements
- Water Public Statement
Collection of Public Statements
These are LWVSB's public statements based on our Positions. Follow the link above to see all of the public statements in our Google Archive Library. Questions? Contact us!