Fri, Sep 21


Goleta Hilton Garden Inn

Santa Barbara UNA Peace Prize Dinner

Join us for the awarding of the second annual Santa Barbara UNA Peace Prize!

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Santa Barbara UNA Peace Prize Dinner

Time and Location

Sep 21, 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Goleta Hilton Garden Inn, 6878 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117, USA

About the Event

Last year in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations Association Santa Barbara, we wanted to honor and acknowledge contributions by people living here for a more peaceful world and the Santa Barbara UNA Peace Prize was created. The criteria for the prize were that the nominees live in our community, have achieved demonstrable and measurable progress in creating peace in the world, advancing the cause of human rights internationally, and / or advancing the progress of developing nations. 

The nominees are:

Unite to Light

Distributed 90,000 Solar Lamps in 70 Countries

Deepa Willingham

PACE Universal, human trafficking refugee home in India, one of first Rotarian Women and  Rotary Past District Governor

Rebecca and Lindsay Connelly - Destined for Grace

A learning center for Haitian children to help alleviate pain and suffering

Vicki Riskin - Human Rights Watch International

Human Rights activist for over 35 years locally and globally, board of HRW

Ian and Brittany Bently

Founded Parker Clay Leather Goods in Ethiopia for young mothers

The United Nations Association of Santa Barbara will award the 2018 Santa Barbara UNA Peace Prize on World Peace Day, Friday, September 21 at a dinner event at the Goleta Hilton Garden Inn. The event starts at 6:00 PM. Tickets and sponsorship packages are available below.

Thank you for honoring our 2018 UNA Peace Prize winners.

Sponsors - Tickets




  • Peace Angel Sponsorship


    The Peace Angel package includes 8 tickets to dinner, 2 tickets to exclusive fireside chat ($500 value), full page ad, on stage thank yous, Social media and a website thank you.




  • Human Rights Champion


    The Human Rights Champion package includes 4 tickets to the dinner, 2 tickets to exclusive fireside chat, a half page ad, on stage thank you and social media and a website thank you.