Join Us!

Campaign season is in full swing! Canvassing for the November 2019 Santa Barbara City Council Election occurs every Saturday at 10:00 AM and Sunday at 1:00 PM. We meet at the new Dem HQ on 123 East Carrillo Street in Santa Barbara.

Local races are critical for a host of issues, including housing affordability and local environmental protections and your involvement will make an immensely positive impact! If you’ve never canvassed before we will find you an experienced partner to show you the ropes. Join us this weekend, we will see you there!

PAST EVENTS

Young Democrats watch the first democratic debate of 2019
2019-2020 Debate series

Young Dems are gathering monthly to watch the Democratic presidential debates. In months with no presidential debate, we are hosting our own debates!

Geordie Scully and Council member Oscar Gutierrez
2019 Fourth of July BBQ

SB Young Dems partnered with the Santa Barbara Democratic Service club to put on a barbecue attended by party members and local elected officials.

Young Dems with Joan Hartmann
2019 Fundraiser for Joan Hartmann

Young Democrats attended a fundraiser to re-elect Santa Barbara County Supervisor Joan Hartmann in 2020.

Young Dems with county supervisors Das Williams and Steve Lavagnino
2019 Cannabis Q&A

Young Democrats met with county supervisors Das Williams and Steve Lavagnino to discuss the status of the cannabis industry in Santa Barbara county.

Demsgiving
2018 Demsgiving

Young Dems got together on Thanksgiving to celebrate all of our successes in 2018, from the election of young Dem Oscar Gutierrez to Santa Barbara city council to re-electing Congressman Salud Carbajal.

SB Young Dems and north county young dems before canvassing
2018 Canvassing

In 2018, Santa Barbara Young Dems volunteered for local campaigns including Young Democrat and Santa Barbara city council member Oscar Gutierrez, Santa Barbara Unified School District Board member Rose Munoz, Goleta mayor Paula Perotte, State Assembly member Monique Limon, and US Congressman Salud Carbajal. We knocked on doors in Santa Barbara and Goleta and teamed up with north county dems to canvass in Santa Maria!

2018 Labor Day BBQ
2018 Labor Day BBQ

Santa Barbara county Democratic clubs, labor organizers, elected officials, and candidates gathered to celebrate organized labor and workers’ rights.

2018 Fourth of July BBQ with the Democratic Service Club
2018 Fourth of July BBQ

SB Young Dems partnered with the Santa Barbara Democratic Service club to put on a barbecue attended by party members and local elected officials.