AB 540 Coalition
The College Dream Initiative
Community Organizations
PUEBLO Action Fund is a 501(c)4 non-profit economic and environmental justice organization dedicated to building the political power and leadership of low-income residents throughout Santa Barbara County.
La Casa De La Raza:
The mission of La Casa de la Raza is to develop and empower the Latino community by affirming and preserving the Latino cultural heritage, providing an umbrella for services and by advocating for participation in the larger community.
The FUND for Santa Barbara:
A non-profit community foundation that supports grassroots organizations working for social, economic , environmental, and political change in Santa Barbara County. 

This new foundation provides scholarships to AB 540 students who graduated from high school in Santa Barbara County.  The 2014-2015 application cycle is open now.  Apply by January 31, 2015! www.adsumsb.org

 2-1-1 is an easy to remember phone number for non-emergency information and referral, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention. 2-1-1 is to health and human services what 911 is to emergency services.  

Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara:
The Scholarship Foundation can provide free financial aid advising for all students in Santa Barbara County.  Call (805) 687-6065 to set up an appointment.  


IDEAS  (Improving Dreams, Equality, Access, and Success)- 
UCSB Chapter
A community organization to encourage, promote, and further the education of immigrant students; by providing social networks, academic, and financial resources. IDEAS plans to carry out, foster, and advocate for an accessible university education.

IDEAS  (Improving Dreams, Equality, Access, and Success)- SBCC Chapter 

Serve as a base for the mobilization of young people in the larger social movement for equal access to education, immigration reform, and social justice.

Cal SOAP prepares low-income, first generation junior high and high school students for college by offering tutoring, campus visits, and workshops.

Freedom4Youth serves youth in the juvenile justice system by creating opportunities for self-realization, transformational leadership and community integration as they exit confinement and return to their family, school, and society.

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