Youth Empowerment

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…]

Cañón del Capitán Attitude, Harmony, Achievement

Campamento 1: domingo 19 de junio, 16 horas-miércoles 22 de junio, 12 del mediodía;Campamento 2: miércoles 22 de junio, 16 […more…]

 El Capitan Canyon  Attitude, Harmony, Achievement

Camp 1: Sunday, June 19th, 4 pm-Wednesday, June 22nd, 12 noon Camp 2: Wednesday, June 22nd, 4 pm-Saturday, June 25th, 12 […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…]

Experience Freedom Trax with NatureTrack NatureTrack

Sunday, May 15 @ Goleta Beach Park On Sunday, May 15, from 12 noon to 4pm, NatureTrack will be at […more…]

CommUnify and Head Start at 55 CommUnify

Head Start, the federal early childhood education program, was established in 1965 as part of President Lyndon Johnson’s War on […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…]

NatureTrack’s Documentary “The Accessible Outdoors” Chosen for SLO Film Festival Program April 26 – May 1, 2022 NatureTrack

“We’re thrilled beyond belief to have our film screen so close to the home base of NatureTrack in Los Olivos,” […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…]

Explore Ecology Explore Ecology

It’s a big honor for Explore Ecology to be receiving Santa Barbara Permaculture Network’s Local Food Hero Award at the […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…]

Calling All Nature-Loving Wheelchair Users! NatureTrack

Explore Gaviota Beach Using Freedom Trax On Sunday, March 13, from noon to 4pm, NatureTrack will be at Gaviota State […more…]

CommUnify CommUnify

If the name CommUnify doesn’t ring a bell, Patricia Keelean, the nonprofit’s chief executive officer, thinks she knows why.  “We […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…]

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…]

Experience Freedom Trax with NatureTrack This Sunday at Goleta Beach Park NatureTrack

This coming Sunday Feb. 13, from 10am to 1pm, NatureTrack will be at Goleta Beach Park to introduce those who […more…]

NatureTrack Demonstrates How Wheelchair Users Can Get Back to Nature with Freedom Trax – Giving All Access on the Beach a New Look NatureTrack

On the second Sunday of every month, NatureTrack, whose mission is to connect kids to nature is collaborating with Explore […more…]

Awards Coming in for NatureTrack New Documentary “The Accessible Outdoors” NatureTrack

The Accessible Outdoors, the new short live action documentary presented by Golden Cage Films and NatureTrack Foundation is taking on […more…]

NatureTrack Spreads Message on the Importance of Nature to All Humans with New Documentary “The Accessible Outdoors” NatureTrack

Presented by Golden Cage Films & NatureTrack The Accessible Outdoors, the new short live action documentary presented by Golden Cage […more…]

The Stress Busters Wilderness Youth Project

When California’s Surgeon General announced in January that the state was adding “access to nature” to its list of seven […more…]

Access to Nature for ALL NatureTrack

In the ten years that NatureTrack has been taking Santa Barbara County’s school-age kids on outdoor field trips, Steve Schulz […more…]

Inspiring a Future Generation of Leaders Girls Inc. Carpinteria

At Girls Inc. Carpinteria, the work of empowering girls to ensure they have the tools to reach their full potential […more…]

True to Its Grassroots Freedom 4 Youth

Many nonprofits like to throw around the word grassroots to describe their organizations, but few do the term justice as […more…]

AHA! Means Epiphany Attitude, Harmony, Achievement

For the organization known as AHA! (which stands for “Attitude, Harmony, Achievement”), 22 years is long enough to have had […more…]

Empowering the Next Generation of Environmental Stewards Explore Ecology

In 1990, a group of parents excited about the potential of creative reuse and worried about the lack of funding […more…]

Uniting Santa Barbara Against Poverty CommUnify

People in the nonprofit world often talk about “A Tale of Two Santa Barbaras” to describe the county’s gaping wealth […more…]

AHA! Welcomes New Executive Director Attitude, Harmony, Achievement

AHA! has announced that Roxana Petty has been named the new Executive Director. Roxana (Roxy) brings to this position a […more…]

AHA! Attitude, Harmony, Achievement

It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to suggest that to many folks in our community, everyone who works at AHA! could […more…]

Creating a Community of Heroic Youth Attitude, Harmony, Achievement

In April of 1999, two high school seniors walked onto the campus of Columbine High School in Colorado with semi-automatic […more…]