Citizen’s Alert

Thu., June 29

Restorative Resources: Thom Allena presents “Transforming Conflict into an Opportunity for Growth.” 1-4pm. Nonprofit Support Center, 5638 Hollister Ave., Goleta. Call 681-1040.

Fire Exit: Assemblymember Pedro Nava and the Montecito Association host a Town Hall meeting to discuss Sycamore Canyon Road closures with CalTrans representatives. 6-7:30pm. El Montecito Presbyterian Church, 1455 E. Valley Rd. Call 564-1649.

Sat., July 1

S.B. Permaculture Network: Presents a two-day conference on sustainable emergency disaster relief. Sat. and Sun., 9am-4pm. SBCC, Fé Bland Auditorium. Go to

Institute of World Culture: Presents famed peace activist Frank K. Kelly on Creating a Republic of Conscience. 7:30-9pm. Faulkner Gallery, S.B. Library. Call 701-4246.

Wed., July 5

Progressive Coalition: Meets to discuss clean money campaigning and more. 7pm. Franklin Center, 1136 E. Montecito St. Call 451-7608.


Bilingual Sexual Assault Counselors Needed: Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center will hold its next Crisis Intervention Training program in Spanish on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from July 25-September 12. Volunteers provide emotional support, advocacy, and accompaniment services to sexual assault survivors and their loved ones. To register, contact Anais at 963-6832.

Healthcare Jobs for All: The African American Scholars Program offers 30 $2,000 scholarships for African-American graduating high school seniors and college students pursuing careers in healthcare. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or a B average. Apply by July 31 at

Give and Take: Contribute to Community Environmental Council and get a free solar charger for your cell phone. Go to

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