The League of Women Voters of Santa Barbara (LWV) will host a community forum on Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Faulkner Gallery at the Santa Barbara Public Library. The evening’s panel will discuss the topic “Creative Housing Solutions in our Community.”

LWV member Emily Allen will moderate the expert panel featuring: Brian Hollander, Independent Living Resource Center; Jennifer McGovern, Housing Trust Fund of Santa Barbara County; John Polanskey, Housing Authority of Santa Barbara County; Maury Ruano, Peoples’ Self Help Housing; and Lucas Zucker, Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy (CAUSE).

Simultaneous Spanish translation will be provided by Transil Pro. SBTV will video the forum for viewing on Channel 17 and on the LWVSB YouTube channel. The forum will also be live-streamed on the Facebook page @LWVSB. For more information, contact (805) 965-2422 or visit

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