Youth Development

A Century of Service United Way of Santa Barbara County

United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) marks its 100-year anniversary in 2023. As the organization celebrates this century of […more…]

Building Peace, One Teen at a Time Attitude, Harmony, Achievement

In our divided and bellicose world, peace can seem like an amorphous and unattainable concept. AHA! Peace Builders serves as […more…]

Giving Young Gearheads the Green Light to a Better Future The Community Hot Rod Project, Inc.

Santa Barbara native Kevin Haeberle has been a self-described “gearhead” ever since his dad taught him how to work on […more…]

Santa Barbara’s African American Youth Making the case for Community Success Endowment for Youth Community

In the 36 years since the Endowment for Youth Community (EYC) was founded, Santa Barbara’s Black community has shrunk from […more…]

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…]