CALM in the News

    2022

    January

    1/4/22, Santa Ynez Valley Star, Online & Print News Source

    CALM at Heart Event Raises Record $315,000 for Vulnerable Families

    2021

    December

    12/22/21, KEYT, Television News Source

    Uptick in Request for Service, Developmental Delays Linked to Remote Learning and Isolation

    12/20/21, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    Alana Walczak: Staying True When the Holidays Are Hard

    12/14/21, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    Nonprofit Organizations Putting Out the Welcome Mat for Newcomers in Santa Barbara

    November

    11/29/21, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    Local Nonprofits Adopted Varying Approaches to Fundraising Challenges During Pandemic

    11/20/21, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    CALM at Heart Event Raises Record $315,000 for CALM

    11/20/21, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    Cynder Sinclair: How to Optimize Your Year-End Giving

    11/19/21, KEYT, Television News Source

    Earl Warren Antique Show Benefits Children and Families in the Community

    11/17/21, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    Santa Barbara County Grand Jury Describes Effects of Remote Learning in New Report

    11/16/21, Montecito Journal, Online News Source

    CALM Before the Fundraising Storm

    October

    10/06/21, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    CALM at Heart: Transforming Communities Benefit Works for Children

    September

    09/30/21, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    COVID 18-Month Mark and a New Kind of Tired by Alana Walczak

    09/03/21, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    Ashleigh Erving to Manage Community Partnerships at CALM

    09/02/21, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    County Seeks Comments From Public on Need for Mental Health Services During Pandemic

    August

    08/16/21, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    Creative Thinking Allows CALM Auxiliary to Raise $124,000 for CALM

    July

    07/21/21, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    CALM Taps New Director of Finance, Glynn Caberte

    07/14/21, Santa Maria Sun, Online & Print News Source

    CALM Helps Prevent Childhood Trauma and Supports Those Who Have Gone Through It in Santa Barbara County

    07/03/21, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    Jon Clark Joins CALM Board of Trustees

    June

    06/03/21, Montecito Journal, Online and Print News Source

    CALM and Adverse Childhood Experiences Response

    06/02/21, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    Healing Doesn’t Have to Wait by Alana Walczak

    May

    05/09/21, Edhat, Online News Source

    Women’s Fund Announces Grants for 10 Local Nonprofits

    05/08/21, Paso Robles Daily News, Online News Source

    Sensorio exhibit to celebrate the May ‘supermoon’

    05/06/21, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    Women’s Fund of Santa Barbara Names 10 Nonprofits to Share Record $750,000 Grants Pool

    05/02/21, Women’s Fund of Santa Barbara

    2021 Virtual Celebration of Grants

    April

    04/24/21, Santa Barbara Response Network Facebook Live

    Child Abuse Prevention Month Conversation with Alana Walczak

    04/08/21, Santa Maria Sun, Print and Online Weekly News Source

    CALM is featured on pages 13-16

    04/07/21, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    CALM’s 50-Year History of Addressing Child Abuse Hits Close to Home by Susan Gulbransen

    04/02/21, Santa Barbara News-Press, Daily Newspaper

    Pinwheels Placed for Child Abuse Awareness

    March

    03/30/21, Montecito Journal, Online & Print News Source

    Senior Portrait: Joanne Rapp

    03/24/21, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    In a Trauma-Informed Return to School, Embrace the Both/And by Alana Walczak

    03/11/21, Montecito Journal, Online & Print News Source

    CALM is for Kids

    February

    02/24/21, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    Navigating the In-Between by Alana Walczak

    02/17/21, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    CALM Adds Three New Board Members

    02/01/21, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    Cynder Sinclair: Local Nonprofits Prepare for Post-Vaccine Reality

    January

    01/23/21, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    Starting 2021 with Gratitude by Alana Walczak

    2020

    December

    12/31/20, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    Cynder Sinclair: After Your Nonprofit’s 2020 Roller Coaster Ride, It’s Time to Prepare for 2021

    12/13/20, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    Paddlers Spread Holiday Cheer With Offshore Parade Through Santa Barbara Harbor

    12/11/20, KEYT, Television News Source

    Looking for the Helpers: Young Helper Bakes for the Community

    12/7/20, MClub Dial-in & Learn

    CALM ACEs with Alana Walczak

    November

    11/29/20, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    Cynder Sinclair: Are you Ready for Giving Tuesday? 

    11/23/20, Pacific Coast Business Times, Online News Source

    Montecito Bank and Trust Hands Out Nearly $1.2 million in Charitable Grants

    11/21/20, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    Nonprofits Have Reason to Be Hopeful in Midst of Pandemic

    11/17/20, KEYT, Television News Source

    CALM Seeing Spike in Numbers and Severity in Child Trauma Cases

    September

    9/11/20, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    Growing Number of People Facing Mental Health Fallout of COVID-19 Pandemic

    9/2/20, Noozhawk, Online News Source

    Cottage Community Partnership Grant Recipients Address Behavioral Health

    August

    8/24/20, SB Parent Leadership Action Network, Facebook Live
    Mental Wellness and K-12 Youth

    8/13/20, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    $350,000 in Grants Will Help Local Groups Respond to Traumatic Childhood Experiences

    8/4/20, Santa Barbara County Public Health Conference

    July

    7/29/20, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Cynder Sinclair: Nonprofits Rise to Challenge of Ever-Changing Uncertainty from Coronavirus

    May

    5/27/20, Santa Barbara Independent, Weekly newspaper
    Santa Barbara Works to Prevent Teen Suicides in the Pandemic

    5/27/20, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Noozhawk Webinar Focuses on Mental Health During COVID-19 Pandemic

    5/15/20, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Cynder Sinclair: CALM Finds New Ways to Deliver Critical Services in Response to COVID-19 Challenges

    April

    4/23/20, Santa Barbara Response Network
    Compassion Center: Supporting Children and Parenting During COVID-19

    4/12/20, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Forced Isolation, Economic Stressors During Coronavirus Can Take Toll on Mental Health 

    4/3/20, KSBY, Television News Source
    Reports of child abuse are down, but agencies believe abuse is on the rise due to COVID-19

    4/1/20, Santa Barbara Independent, Weekly newspaper
    Santa Barbara Child Abuse Spikes Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

    March

    3/31/20, Santa Barbara News-Press, Daily newspaper
    CALM provides advice for families during COVID-19 pandemic

    3/30/20, KEYT, Television News Source
    Stay-at-home order triggers spike in domestic violence calls

    3/29/20
    Alana Walczak: As a global pandemic spikes, a quiet epidemic is occurring behind closed doors

    February

    2/10/20, NPRN, Online News Source
    CALM Auxiliary Presents Courage & Resilience: An Afternoon with Elizabeth Smart

    January

    1/23/20, Montecito Journal, Weekly newspaper
    Montecito Miscellany- Clawesome Debut 

    1/14/19, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: Creating Lasting Change in the New Year 

    2019

    December

    12/24/19, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Six New Members Join CALM Auxiliary

    12/16/19, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: Practicing Authentic Gratitude 

    12/7/19, Coastal View News, Weekly newspaper
    Firefighters bring holiday cheer to families in need

    November

    11/23/19, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Get Crackin’ at Crab Fest for CALM

    11/14/19, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Supporters Follow ‘Stepping Stones’ for CALM at Heart Fundraiser

    11/13/19, Montecito Journal, Weekly newspaper
    Montecito Miscellany- Stepping Out

    October

    10/4/19, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: Kindness Matters

    August

    8/30/19, NPRN, Online News Source
    CALM Welcomes Seven New Board Members

    8/30/19, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM Adds Seven Board Members

    June

    6/30/19, Santa Barbara Independent, Weekly newspaper
    The S.B. Questionnaire: Alana Walczak

    6/28/19, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: Supporting Dads to Be the Best They Can Be

    6/13/19, Santa Barbara Independent, Weekly newspaper
    South Coast Business & Technology Awards Presented

    6/12/19, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    South Coast Business & Technology Awards Honor Success Stories

    6/11/19, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Domestic Violence an Insidious Crime in Community

    6/10/19, Santa Barbara Independent, Weekly newspaper
    Help for Victims of Domestic Violence

    6/10/19, Media Statement
    CALM Statement on Domestic Violence and Resources – Release

    May

    5/22/19, TV Santa Barbara
    805 Focus: Alana Walczak

    5/20/19, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: I Missed Mother’s Day

    5/2/19, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Community Advocate Brenda Garcia is CALM Santa Maria’s Staff Member of Year 

    5/1/19, Santa Barbara Foundation
    CALM Addresses Childhood Trauma Countywide 

    April

    4/1/19, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: Childhood Trauma Is Treatable — and Beatable

    March

    3/4/19, Santa Barbara Seasons
    CALM CELEBRITY AUTHORS’ LUNCHEON

    February

    2/28/19, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    CALM Names Four New Board Members

    2/14/19, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Book a Spot For CALM Auxiliary’s 33rd Annual Celebrity Authors Luncheon

    2/13/19, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: Reclaiming This Season of Love

    January

    1/15/19, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Martha Rogers Receives CALM Auxiliary’s 2018-19 Claire Miles Award

    1/9/19, Santa Maria Sun, Daily Newspaper
    VOLUNTEERS: CALM volunteer Shannon Elliott helped ensure local families in need weren’t forgotten during the holidays

    1/8/19, Noozhawk, Online News Source
    Alana Walczak: Honoring Trauma & Building Resilience

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