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1. Your property has been taken or destroyed by the police

2. You have been cited or arrested for unlawful camping

If so, please fill out our Intake Form

At Committee for Social Justice, wellbeing is at the forefront of what we’re working together towards. Our programs and activities are designed to be a catalyst that helps community members reach their goals and fulfill their potential. Learn more about the positive impact we have and join us in bringing about positive change.


Our Mission Statement

Empowering low income and un-housed neighbors of Santa Barbara County through advocacy, activism, education and legal actions to end the criminalization of poverty.

Who Are our Members:

CSJ is composed of pro bono attorneys, former and current unhoused neighbors and community advocates

Why we Exist:

We have observed that within the existing network of legal services available to the homeless and poor, there exist many gaps, and therefore it often happens that unjust laws, or unjust enforcement of the law, goes unchallenged, and that many people that do not have adequate access to professional assistance when facing the legal process – especially in those cases where people are charged with infractions.


CSJ Provides

1. Legal Action

2. Education and Empowerment

3. Community Organizing

4. Direct Action

5. Advocacy

CSJ may be able to help you be compensated for loss that you have incurred

Your Rights and Dignity are our top priority

CSJ cultivates leaders directly from the unhoused community to empower themselves to fight for the most relevant needs of the people.  As an organization, CSJ is a moral and ethical Voice of the unhoused community.

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One Step at a Time

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Helping The Community

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“One is not always happy when one is good; but one is always good when one is happy”

Oscar Wilde

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