get involved.

Take time to help those around you. 

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volunteer and donate.

Show up for our community! Search for volunteer opportunities happening right here in Santa Monica, or donate to a local nonprofit. Your support provides access to vital resources and skills that help people right here in our community.

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In Santa Monica, there are multiple ways to get involved.

Santa Monica City Council: This elected group of people discuss and decide on key issues for our City. They meet at 5:30 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month, and hold additional special meetings as needed. Everyone is invited to join. Find out more here or contact council members at

Homelessness Steering Committee: Join a diverse set of stakeholders—social service providers, businesses, nonprofits, healthcare providers, residents and community leaders—who are actively responding to homelessness in our city.

If you haven’t already: register to vote! Follow this link for more information, including how you can run for office and how to place a measure in the next ballot.