North County Awards Dinner 2022 Update



What a night! Our annual awards dinner on Sunday, June 26 was a tremendous success with community members being recognized for their wonderful work in the North County and good feelings all around.


We're so happy so many of you were able to join us at Blosser Urban Garden, 915 S. Blosser Road in Santa Maria. Every year we recognize individuals or organizations that work...

Celebrating 20 Years!

We're celebrating 20 years of progress on environmental, economic and social justice issues!



In 2001, a group of community activists and leaders came together to discuss the future of Santa Barbara County. This group came to the consensus that although there were numerous local organizations and activists working on a wide range of progressive causes, efforts were often fragmented and sometimes working at cross purposes. There was a clear need for a countywide organization...

Youth Arts Alive


Youth ARTS Alive is a program of Santa Barbara County Action Network (SBCAN). 

You can donate any amount to Youth ARTS Alive by clicking here.

Thank you for your support for youth arts education in the Santa Maria Valley. 

Gale McNeeley, Director 


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Contact Us

Santa Barbara County Action Network (SBCAN)

P.O. Box 6174, Santa Maria, CA 93456-6174


Executive Director Ken Hough, (805) 563-0463, [email protected]

Associate Director Jeanne Sparks, [email protected]

Advocacy and Events Director Nadia Abushanab, [email protected]

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