SBCAN honors history-maker Dick Flacks on Sunday, November 12 - Join Us!

Please join us in honoring Dick Flacks by coming to
SBCAN's "Making History/Making Blintzes"
Brunch and Fundraiser
Sunday, November 12, 2023
Social Hour and Brunch is 11 a.m. to noon. 

Program is noon to 2 p.m.


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Email [email protected] to VOLUNTEER, or to request a SLIDING SCALE TICKET, or for more information


Click here for some fun videos by Marc Flacks celebrating Dick & Mickey Flacks


Santa Barbara County Action Network will celebrate and honor Dick Flacks for his lifelong activism during our "Making History/Making Blintzes" Brunch and Fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at El Paseo Mexican Restaurant, 10 El Paseo, in Santa Barbara.

"Making History/Making Blintzes"
Brunch & Blintzes,
Music & Merrymaking

SBCAN’s Tribute to Dick Flacks

Prof. Flacks and Friends Looking Forward

Investigative journalist Melinda Burns will interview Dick about his lifelong activism.

Flacks Family Singers will lead a sing-along to Dick.

Community members who have worked with Dick over the years will briefly comment on their hopes and concerns for the future.

Those who will be giving comments are:


3rd District Supervisor Joan Hartmann


Former president of UFCW Local 770 John Grant


Environmental Defense Center Chief Counsel Linda Krop 


Santa Barbara Unified School District Trustee Gabe Escobedo


CAUSE Co-Executive Director Lucas Zucker


and Daraka Larimore-Hall, who does a podcast with Dick and is the former vice chair of the California Democratic Party.

We hope you will join us in recognizing Dick Flacks and support SBCAN’s important work by sponsoring and attending our event.

 Click here to SPONSOR the event

Click here for TICKETS

Click here to make a DONATION

Email [email protected] to VOLUNTEER, or to request a SLIDING SCALE TICKET, or for more information

Thanks to our Early Sponsors:


Dick Mazess

UFCW Local 770


Anna & Petar Kokotovic

Harvey Molotch & Glenn Wharton

Mechanics Bank

Susan Rose


Santa Barbara Independent

Former State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson & Judge George Eskin (ret.)

Marc Chytilo & Nancy Weiss

Janet Blevins & Gary Smith

Gail Osherenko & Oran Young

Rich Appelbaum & Karen Shapiro

Eileen Boris & Nelson Lichtenstein

Leila Rupp & Verta Taylor

SBCC Foundation

Santa Barbara Foundation


SEIU Local 721

Mickey Flacks Journalism Fund

Constance Penley

Margaret Connell


Santa Maria-Lompoc Branch of the NAACP

Martin Luther King Jr Committee-Santa Barbara

1st District Supervisor Das Williams

David Landecker

Ruth Ackerman

BL Borovay & George Relles

Goleta City Councilmember James Kyriaco

Gail & David Teton-Landis

Vicky Blum

Evely Laser Shlensky

Virginia Souza

Congressman Salud Carbajal

Democratic Women of Santa Barbara County

Goleta City Councilmember Kyle Richards

Sally Warner-Arnett & G. William Arnett

Katie Davis

KCSB-FM 91.9

Senator Monique Limón

Assemblymember Gregg Hart

Tom Parker & Karen Broumand

Thanks to our Grantors:

Fund for Santa Barbara

El Gato Channel Foundation