COVID-19 and the Black Santa Barbara Community

COVID-19 and the Black Santa Barbara Community A talk and Q&A with Dr. Robert Wright, Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician and Head of Cottage Hospital’s ICU Sunday, January 17th from [...]

Santa Barbara 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance Virtual Program

Santa Barbara 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance Virtual Program  Live Streamed from www.mlksb.org and MLKCommitteeSB Facebook page  Monday, January 18, 2021, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm  [...]

Through the Thicket: Distance Learning

Through the Thicket: Distance Learning by Shannon McCabe   At the start of the 2019-2020, I was an ordinary English Language Arts teacher having the best year since early in my teaching [...]

A Poem and Q&A with Diane Coffey

A Poem and Q&A with Diane Coffey   Heart to Heart   I believe in people People with dreams and without dreams People offering everything and offering nothing   I believe in [...]

Diversity Symposium III – This Saturday, 19 December 2020

Diversity Symposium III – This Saturday, 19 December 2020 Join us this Saturday, December 19th,  1:00-4:00 p.m. for our third Diversity Symposium.  Our conversations continue:  Microagressions [...]

A Mythic Crossroads: Which Way Will We Choose?

A Mythic Crossroads: Which Way Will We Choose? by Dennis Patrick Slattery [Published in New Braunfels’ Herald-Zeitung’s Opinion page, 4A, December 12-13, 2020.]    So many of us are trying [...]

PGIAA SUPPORTS 34th ANNUAL UNITY TELETHON

PGIAA SUPPORTS 34th ANNUAL UNITY TELETHON “Neighbors Helping Neighbors. A CommUnity effort with far-reaching impact” Due to Covid-19, the broadcast looked a little different; however, our hearts, [...]

The Mythology & Depth Psychology of Octavia Butler

The Mythology & Depth Psychology of Octavia Butler a discussion with Ayana Jamieson, Ph.D. Thursday, December 17th 6-7:30 pm PST While award-winning speculative and science fiction author, [...]

Commentary: How We Can Harness and Share Compassion

Commentary: How We Can Harness and Share Compassion For the San Antonio Express-News, November 25, 2020 By Dennis Patrick Slattery The word “compassion” entered the fringes of social discourse [...]

James Joyce III – Next Mayor of Santa Barbara?

James Joyce III – Next Mayor of Santa Barbara? A recent Q&A article in the Montecito Journal looks at the beginnings of his possible run for office.