Scholarship Benefit Concert Event

Antioch University Santa Barbara was proud to present  The Songs and Words of Hope and Freedom on Wednesday, November 28, 2012, at the Music Academy of the West, Santa Barbara. Featuring an evening of songs with singer-songwriter & activist Holly Near, and words with actor & activist Mike Farrell, capturing the inspirational history of social change. The Songs and Words of Hope and Freedom is a tribute to courageous men and women who have embodied Antioch’s mission of civic engagement by advancing social, economic, and environmental justice over the years, setting an inspirational example for our students. We thank all of the donors that contributed to this special event. Their gifts will help provide new scholarship opportunities for our students.

Holly Near with concert attendees s

Vicki Riskin (AUSB Trustees Chair), Monique Fay, and guest

Judie Weishart, Nancy Leffert (AUSB President) and guests

Bob Young, Vicki Riskin (AUSB Trustees Chair), Bob Kupiec

Holly Near with concert attendies

Mike Farrell and Kathy Bryant

Holly Near and Mike Farrell

Mike Farrell and Kim McIntyre

Mike Farrell and Lillian Lovelace

Mike Farrell and Lillian Lovelace

Sara Miller McCune and Lillian Lovelace

Nancy Leffert (AUSB President) with Cathy Murillo (Santa Barbara City Councilmember)

Sara Miller McCune and Mike Farrell

Holly Near with Cathy Murillo (Santa Barbara City Councilmember)

Elna Scheinfield, Mark Leffert, Nancy Leffert (AUSB President)

Nancy Leffert (AUSB President), Holly Near, Mike Farrell, Vicki Riskin (AUSB Trustees Chair)

Nancy Leffert (AUSB President) with Holly Near

Vicki Riskin (AUSB Trustees Chair) with Mike Farrell, Holly Near and band

Holly Near and Mike Farrell

Yeimi Torres-Cervantes (AUSB Student) and Mike Farrell

Yeimi Torres-Cervantes (AUSB Student)

Holly Near with her band and Mike Farrell

Holly Near with her band

Holly Near with her band

Holly Near with her band and Mike Farrell

Holly Near with her band and Mike Farrell

Holly Near with her band and Mike Farrell

Mike Farrell

Mike Farrell

Holly Near with her band and Mike Farrell

Vicki Riskin (AUSB Trustees Chair)

Nancy Leffert (AUSB President)

Nancy Leffert (AUSB President) and Vicki Riskin (AUSB Trustees Chair)

Nancy Leffert (AUSB President), Vicki Riskin (AUSB Trustees Chair), Yeimi Torres-Cervantes (AUSB Student)

Vicki Riskin (AUSB Trustees Chair) and Private Chef Robin Goldstein

Nancy Leffert (AUSB President), Judy Egenoly

Nancy Leffert (AUSB President) and Vicki Riskin (AUSB Trustees Chair)

Dinner with the artists

Holly Near and Lillian Lovelace

Dinner with the artists

Dinner with the artists

Holly Near and Mike Farrell

Vicki Riskin (AUSB Trustee Chair), Mike Farrell and Holly Near

Vicki Riskin (AUSB Trustees Chair), Joyce Dudley, Mike Farrell

Bill and Lois Rosen, Sudi Staub

Mike Giles and Vicki Riskin (AUSB Trustees Chair)

Holly Near, John Mike and Marcia Cohen

AUSB Presdent with Carl and Kathy Bryant

Tom Parker, David Rintels, Mike Farrell, Marianne Dartridge