In 2015, the Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation offered support to the Girls Rock Santa Barbara program. Knowing how young women feel empowered by music, Kenny Slaught thinks that youngsters’ self-confidence is boosted by attending the initiative. Here, girls can engage in music lessons, attend workshops and give live performances. The attendees are also encouraged to be tolerant, not discriminate based on gender and work together in an effective manner. So, Girls Rock Santa Barbara embodies the mission which the Santa Barbara Foundation is known for: making arts and music accessible to everyone.

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