Tag Archives: youth

Credible Messengers Freedom 4 Youth

At first blush, Yaskin Solano may seem like a typical native of Santa Barbara. He grew up here, and he […more…]

Saying Yes to Students Who Need a Supportive School Community Dunn School

“Ne Tentes Aut Perfice.”  This is the Latin motto that students and faculty at Dunn School, a private co-ed college […more…]

Family Service Agency Family Service Agency

Across Santa Barbara County, as is true around the country, more children and adolescents are experiencing challenges to emotional well-being, […more…]

McEnroe Reading and Language Arts Clinic McEnroe Reading and Language Arts Clinic

There are a number of reading programs for students in Santa Barbara, including several administered by nonprofits. Tina Hansen McEnroe […more…]

AHA! for Teens After-School Fall Groups! Attitude, Harmony, Achievement

AHA!, a Santa Barbara nonprofit, is offering a by-donation 12-week teen program in person! Ally Group, AHA! Juniors, Creative, Girls Group, & Music […more…]

Family Service Agency Elects New Board Co-Presidents, Officers Family Service Agency

Family Service Agency (FSA) of Santa Barbara County announced that it has voted in a new slate of leadership for […more…]

La Granja Más Pequeña Attitude, Harmony, Achievement

Nueva sesión para La Granja Más Pequeña — ¡Regístrese ahora! Adolescentes: aprenden habilidades biodinámicas para manejar una granja, de una […more…]

Littlest Little Farm Attitude, Harmony, Achievement

Summer sessions for Littlest Little Farm are ENROLLING NOW! Teens: Learn regenerative farming skills in a fun, supportive, caring community! PROGRAM […more…]

Freedom 4 Youth  Freedom 4 Youth

Freedom 4 Youth Development Director Dylan Griffith likes to toss out a quote his mentor once told him that sticks […more…]

Light Up Green for Mental Health Month Family Service Agency

Family Service Agency Advocates for Mental Wellness May is the time to raise awareness of those living with mental or […more…]

Return of AHA! Sing It Out! Attitude, Harmony, Achievement

It’s that time of the year! Tickets for our favorite event are on sale at the Lobero Theatre box office. Following […more…]

Family Service Agency Event Brings Awareness to Youth Mental Health Needs Family Service Agency

Virtual and In-Person Presentations on Thursday, May 12 Coinciding with Mental Health Awareness Month in May, Family Service Agency (FSA) […more…]

Fighting Back Santa Maria Valley Fighting Back Santa Maria

Fighting Back Santa Maria Valley (FBSMV) does some very important and impactful work. Since its founding in 2003 as a […more…]

NatureTrack/Explore Ecology/Freedom Trax Take the Beach at Hendry’s  NatureTrack

On Sunday, NatureTrack (NT) provided the super power of navigating the great outdoors independently to wheelchair users with the Freedom […more…]

Calling All Nature-Loving Wheelchair Users! Explore and Experience Freedom Trax at Pismo State Beach NatureTrack

On Sunday, April 3, from noon to 4pm, NatureTrack will be at Pismo State Beach  to introduce those who use […more…]

NatureTrack NatureTrack

You’d be hard-pressed to find nonprofits with an origin story more organic and homespun than NatureTrack. The organization was founded […more…]

AHA! Offers Adult Programs – 6 free sessions Attitude, Harmony, Achievement

AHA!, a non-profit agency with a 23-year history in the Santa Barbara area, is offering six FREE sessions of supportive […more…]

AHA! Peace Builders Mid-Year Conference: Approaching Injustice with Grace Attitude, Harmony, Achievement

AHA! Peace Builders Junior High, High School, and Alumni are Welcome – Get community service hours for attending– Pizza lunch […more…]

Brandon Battle Appointed AHA! Director of Programs Attitude, Harmony, Achievement

Santa Barbara’s leading social and emotional intelligence program, AHA!, has announced the appointment of Brandon Battle as Director of Programs, […more…]

Melissa Lowenstein, M.Ed., has been promoted to Director of Training at AHA!. Attitude, Harmony, Achievement

Melissa has been foundational in the evolution of AHA!, having started with the organization in 2011 and contributed as grant […more…]

Learning Reflections of Participating Youth in our Maritime Literacies Program McEnroe Reading and Language Arts Clinic

Community Based Literacies in the Schools This video is a multimodal, melodic synthesis of a reflection activity that our Harding […more…]