“This is our moment for healing. We all stand here, we all sit here as a school, as a community.” UCSB students gathered for a candlelight vigil on Saturday, May 24 2014 Photo Credit: University of California Santa Barbara The Isla Vista community in Santa Barbara has come together after the shooting rampage last week that took the lives of six students and injured 13 other people. Memorial shrines with flowers, messages, candles and photos were placed at the scenes where the violence was perpetrated, according to UCSB’s student newspaper, The Bottom Line. A candlelight vigil was held at the school on Saturday, May 24.
UC-Santa Barbara's "Not In Our Hall" guide outlines a program for Resident Assistants and Directors that promotes inclusiveness and acceptance of others in the residence halls and the larger surrounding community. All leaders who work under UC-Santa Barbara's Housing and Residential Service go through diversity training during the three weeks of Student Leadership Training before school starts.