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State Of Santa Barbara County's African-American Community During Pandemic Focus Of Town Hall


How is Santa Barbara County’s African-American community faring during the pandemic?  That’s the focus of an online community forum this week.

The Martin Luther King Junior Committee of Santa Barbara is sponsoring the Thursday night event, which will specifically look at the pandemic’s impacts on public health, mental health, and housing.

The two hour long forum will begin at 6 p.m. and will include representatives of the medical and mental health communities, as well as the Santa Barbara County Community Action Commission, and the county CEO’s office.

You can find a link to Thursday night's Town Hall Meeting here.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral. 
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