Making Democracy Work

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.

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ANNUAL MEETING SAT. JUNE 10, 2017


Please reserve Saturday, June 10, to attend our 2017 Annual Meeting to be held at Valle Verde, 900 Calle De Los Amigos, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. Lois Capps will be our honored guest and speaker. The Annual Meeting 2017 Kit has been mailed for all members to have time to read it beforehand and make a reservation for the meeting and lunch with speaker. The meeting, luncheon and presentation will start at 9:30 and end at 1:30 PM. You can reserve your place and pay your $35 for lunch online. Look for the Donate button in the lower left corner of the page

At the business meeting we will elect our 2017-18 Board and our Nominating Committee, approve the budget, amend and/or approve the Local League Positions for Program Action for 2017-18 (bring your Directory) and hear year-end reports including news from the State Convention. We also honor our long time members of 50 years at this gathering.


May Community Forum:
Can Every Child Succeed?
Special Programs that Meet the Challenge


Held Wednesday, May 17, noon-2 p.m.
Faulkner Gallery, 40 E. Anapamu Street

Watch the video of the event here



Consider attending LWV Santa Barbara committee meetings. See Opportunity is Knocking brochure for more information.

Electing the President

Now available: the newly updated edition of Electing our President 2016

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View our Forum Program Videos: clean energy, immigration, violence against women and more on LWV Santa Barbara Youtube Channel