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Basic Needs Week


January 11-15 is Basic Needs Awareness Week at UCSB, hosted by UCSB Thrive and partners. Join these events to learn more about Basic Needs Resources. You may even win a Magic Bullet mini!  

Monday January 11

Emotional Support Animal Workshop with Isla Vista Tenants Union

Do you plan to bring an ESA to Isla Vista? Come join Isla Vista Tenants Union to learn more about renting with an emotional support animal in Isla Vista! There will be an informational session followed by a Q&A to answer all your questions! 

Host: Isla Vista Tenants Union

When: Monday January 11, 2021

Time: 5-6 PM

Register through this Zoom link: http://ucsb.zoom.us/.../tZcoc--urjouH9YY8Pi3BlCvjm1arVUKl5RF

Tuesday January 12

Cooking Class: Spice Up Your Weeknight Dinners

Join UCSB Thrive and Food Nutrition and Basic Skills as we look at simple ways to spice up your weekly dinner routine. Learn some tips and some of our favorite weeknight dinners. 

Host: Food, Nutrition and Basic Skills and UCSB Thrive

When: Tuesday January 12, 2021

Time: 5-6pm 

Zoom link: https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/82039158662

Wednesday January 13

Calfresh Enrollment Party 

Come join us on Wednesday January 13th to get help with your Calfresh application from a Calfresh advocate! Students who apply with an advocate are more likely to get benefits! 

Fill out the form below to RSVP: https://forms.gle/CVssEQhF6GkQtyW77

Zoom link: https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/89370641581

Note: Please bring a copy of your lease!

Thursday January 14

Game night: Play Kahoot with the Basic Needs Team

Come join the UCSB Thrive team and play Kahoot to learn about different basic needs resources! Show off your knowledge for a chance to win a Magic Bullet Mini. 

4 lucky winners will win!  

Host: Thrive: Basic at UCSB

When: Thursday January 14, 2021

Time: 5pm

Zoom link: https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/89131410676

Friday January 15

Edible Campus Movie Night

Come join the Edible Campus Program and UCSB Thrive for a movie night. Come see our favorite TED talks on gardening. Join the conversation, share your thoughts, and register for the movie night through the Zoom link today!

When: Friday January 15, 2021

Time: 5 PM

Zoom link: https://ucsb.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZclfuqvqDwtHNJhBvgmim2iCbh6dgWmTeNT

Please visit food.ucsb.edu for more information.