TV Santa Barbara Partners with Healing Justice SB and the Martin Luther King Jr. Committee of Santa Barbara to Honor Black History Month | News

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., February 13, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — TV Santa Barbara (TVSB), the area’s community media access center since 1974, works with Healing Justice SB and the Martin Luther King Jr. Committee of St. Barbara to produce and broadcast impactful local programming honoring Black History Month.

“We are proud to provide a platform where the diverse stories of our community can be shared,” said Erik Davis, executive director of TV Santa Barbara. “These community partnerships are especially meaningful as we celebrate and recognize the history, accomplishments and influences of our Black community.”

Every Wednesday at 7 p.m. on Channel 17, TVSB will broadcast a new episode of Voices of Liberation now via March 23, 2022. Hear conversations with members of the Black community, grassroots BIPOC community organizers, and activists who are building healthy, restorative, and inclusive communities.

Every Saturday from February to 9am on Channel 17, TVSB will air Chocolate Baby Story Time, a 30-minute program produced by Healing Justice SB. This family program celebrates the joy of darkness and the joy of reading. Gather the whole family as St. Barbara leaders and educators read beloved children’s books and share sing-along songs.

Also in February, TV Santa Barbara will air a special honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. This new show, produced by TVSB and the Martin Luther King Jr. Committee of St. Barbarawill feature guest speakers, messages from elected officials, dance and inspiring choir music.

“On behalf of the board, we are grateful to the TVSB for enthusiastically supporting our efforts,” said E. Onja BrownChairman of the Martin Luther King Jr Committee of St. Barbara. “It’s by knowing and working with organizations like TV Santa Barbara that what we’re trying to accomplish in the community is worth it.”

For a complete schedule, visit All videos and programs will be archived and available on TVSB’s YouTube channel at

About TV Santa Barbara

TV St. Barbara (TVSB) is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that operates two community access television stations, 17 and 71. TVSB’s mission is to empower people to create media that matters. To do this, TVSB provides residents with the knowledge, resources and tools to create their own original programming. TV Santa Barbara has served as a local media access center since 1974.

With studios at 329 S. Salinas Street, TVSB provides its members with access to video production equipment and electronic media resources to facilitate public dialogue, free speech, and participatory democracy; foster local creativity, education and culture; and to reflect our diverse and amazing community.

Media Contact

Erik DavisTV Santa Barbara, 1 8055711721, [email protected]

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