Throughout the year, we hold many events, from community-wide receptions and candidate fund raisers to members-only events and board meetings. We also post events that SBWPC does not sponsor, but may be of interest to our members.

List of Upcoming Events (details see below…)

December 14, 2017: Interfaith Vigil to Honor Victims of Gun ViolenceEvents of Interest
January 7, 2018: 2018 Annual Membership MeetingSBWPC Events
January 20, 2018: 2018 Santa Barbara Women’s MarchCo-Sponsored Events
January 27, 2018: Run Like a WomanSBWPC Events


Regularly scheduled board / committee meetings, please see here.


Upcoming Events

Interfaith Vigil to Honor Victims of Gun Violence

December 14, 2017, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Events of Interest

Interfaith Vigil to Honor Victims of Gun Violence – 5th National Vigil to #EndGunViolence

When:  Thursday, December 14, 2017, from 5:30 to 6:30 pm

Where:  Unitarian Society, 1535 Santa Barbara Street

Click here for more information


2018 Annual Membership Meeting

January 7, 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SBWPC Events

2018 Annual Membership Meeting

Celebrating 30 Years of Feminism:  From Marching in the Streets to a Seat at the Table

When:  Sunday, January 7, 2018, from 2 to 4 pm

Where:  The Clubhouse at Cathedral Oaks Village, 651 Avenida Pequena, Santa Barbara, CA 93111  (off Cathedral Oaks Road between N. Patterson and Kellogg)


Introduction of the 2018 Executive Committee

Election of Returning and New Board Members

Presentation of the Roses Award to  SBWPC Past President and Santa Barbara Mayor, Helene Schneider

             A Conversation with SBWPC Founding Mothers:

             Hannah-Beth Jackson, Lois Phillips and Susan Rose

This is a free member only event.  If you are not a member, join us at the door or on line.  Please RSVP to ej Borah by phone at (805) 898-8871 or email to


2018 Santa Barbara Women’s March

January 20, 2018, 12:00 am
Co-Sponsored Events

Save the date!  Don’t miss the 2018 Santa Barbara Women’s March!

When:  Saturday, January 20, 2018

Where:  DeLaGuerra Plaza, Santa Barbara

Details to follow


Run Like a Woman

January 27, 2018, 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
SBWPC Events

Save the Date:  Run Like a Woman Workshop 2018

Thinking about running for elected office in 2018, 2019 or 2020?

Attend SBWPC’s workshop Run Like A Woman to get ready! Learn to craft a message and plan a strategy for media and endorsements.

The speakers and facilitators will include (partial list):

Monique Limón, California Assembly, District 37

Helene Schneider, Santa Barbara City Council (Outgoing Mayor)

Janet Wolf, Supervisor, Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors, 2nd District

Paula Perotte, City of Goleta Mayor

Kristen Sneddon, Santa Barbara City Council (Incoming Member, District 4)

Lauren Hanson, Goleta Water District Board

Gina Fischer, Santa Barbara County, 3rd District Staff

Suzy Cawthon, Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District

Mary Rose, Mary Rose and Associates

Sharon Rose, Goleta Sanitation District Board

Luz Reyes-Martin, Goleta Union School District Board, Trustee

When: Saturday, January 27, 2018, 9:30 am registration, program 10-2

Where:  High Sierra Grill, 521 Firestone Road

Full program and registration will be available mid-December