Citizen’s Alert

Thu., Feb. 1

No More War: Anti-war activist and Code Pink Founder Medea Benjamin speaks against international strife at the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies, Room 1005, UCSB’s Robertson Gym. For more information, call 893-8410.

Surfrider Meets: The Santa Barbara Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation’s monthly general meeting takes place at 7 p.m. at the Arroyo Burro Watershed Resource Center. This month’s meeting will include a presentation on water quality monitoring. For more information, call 899-2583.

Fri., Feb. 2

Chumash Rights: The Barbareño Chumash Council sponsors a discussion forum on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples from 6-8 p.m. at the Unitarian Society Parish Hall. For more information, email

Teachers Need Pay: Members of S.E.T.A.(Students Encouraging Teacher Action) hold a rally in support of teachers at San Marcos High School who are fighting for a cost of living pay increase. For more information, email

Tue., Feb. 6

Electric No More: HopeDance FiLMs screens the documentary Who Killed the Electric Car? at 7 p.m. at the Faulkner Gallery. The film examines the commercial failure of vehicles fueled by alternative energy. A donation of $5 is suggested. For more information, call 544-9663.

Global Healing: “Colors of the Diaspora” features an international collective of women artists, actors, musicians, and poets who aim to use their work to inspire women to heal their communities. UCSB MultiCultural Center Theater, 7 p.m. For more information, call 893-8411.

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