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December 15, 2021

Closing Message from the President

  SBWPC Members and Supporters, We recently held our 2021 Cosmopolitics event, virtually, with keynote speaker Dr. Jenna Tosh. Jenna is the President and CEO of our local Planned Parenthood and Planned Parenthood Action Fund. She provided an in-depth overview of the current status of abortion rights and the Supreme Court. More than ever, we must all be involved and engaged in supporting the continued right and access to safe and legal abortion. To open the meeting, I provided some remarks to mark my last official member event as President of the Santa Barbara Women’s Political Committee. I wanted to share the main message of my remarks with all of you: Anytime I have the opportunity to kick off a […]
March 11, 2021

SBWPB L&A Committee Interview with Sen. Monique Limón

Conducted on January 15, 2021 by Molly Morrison and Anna DiStefano “There’s a lot to do.” – Senator Limón Despite having 2020 now behind us, new challenges and opportunities await elected officials globally. The California Senate session already began turbulently with FBI security warnings at the time of the presidential transition, but California State Senator Monique Limón is hitting the ground running. Despite being elected in a year unlike any other, Senator Limón relayed that open communication and clean handoffs, coupled with a majority of Limón’s State Assembly team transitioning with her, resulted in a smooth transition into her Senate seat, formerly held by Hannah-Beth Jackson. Digging in “One of the things that I’ve learned is that you respond to […]
March 8, 2021

International Women’s Day

SBWPC Members, This month we celebrate Women’s History and today we celebrate International Women’s Day! International Women’s Day is powered by the collective efforts of all From the International Women’s Day website: Collective action and shared ownership for driving gender parity is what makes International Women’s Day impactful. Gloria Steinem, world-renowned feminist, journalist and activist once explained “The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights.” So make International Women’s Day your day and do what you can to truly make a positive difference for women. The theme for this years International Women’s Day is #ChooseToChallenge. “Individually, we’re all responsible […]
February 17, 2021

Celebrate Black History Month! Exciting Events Coming Up!

I invite you to celebrate Black History Month this February by furthering your learning, strengthening your support for racial justice, and supporting local events. There is still time to tune in for many upcoming virtual events in our local community in celebration of Black History Month. Additionally, we are thrilled to welcome Los Angeles County Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell as our keynote speaker for this year’s Presidents’ Circle Event. Mark your calendars to join us virtually on March 11th at 5:30 PM. Our candidate development committee has planned a workshop regarding appointed Boards and Commissions. Join us for “Connecting your Passions to Politics” on April 10th. More information and registration information coming soon. Thank you for your continued support of […]