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2021



Media Advisory: New Report Release: OUR STORES, OUR FUTURE – Ending Unsafe Alcohol Retail Practices Can Stop Underage Drinking Before It Starts
Youth for Justice Launch Campaign Targeting San Rafael's "Awful Eleven"

September 22, 2021
En español



Alcohol Justice Executive Director / CEO Bruce Lee Livingston Retires

Cruz Avila Named New Head of the Alcohol Industry Watchdog
September 15, 2021
En español


Governing Under the Influence (GUI): California Legislators Take Special Interest Alcohol Money, Choose Profits Over Public Health & Safety
Advocates say STOP taking the money and STOP using COVID-19 to justify alcohol deregulation!
August 16, 2021
En español  

Mexicali Resiste Activists demand WATER RIGHTS and FREEDOM
Activists face false legal accusations for protesting exploitation by
U.S.-based multinational alcohol corporation Constellation Brands
August 5, 2021
En español




MEDIA ADVISORY: In San Francisco–
Mexicali Resiste Activist VS. Constellation Brands: Activists demand WATER RIGHTS and FREEDOM

Water rights activists threatened with false legal accusations for protesting U.S.- based multinational alcohol corporation Constellation Brands
August 5, 2021
En español

 



MEDIA ADVISORY: Mexicali Resiste Activist VS. Constellation Brands: Activists demand WATER RIGHTS and FREEDOM

Water rights activists threatened with false legal accusations for protesting U.S. based multinational Alcohol Corporation, Constellation Brands
July 8, 2021
En español

 

MEDIA ADVISORY: Los Angeles Says: Too Much Alcohol on These Streets!
California Alcohol Policy Alliance Rally & Call-To-Action to Oppose State Assemblymember Gabriel’s Support for Sponsored Drinking on CA Sidewalks
Advocates demand public health and social justice over corporate profits, oppose AB 61 & SB 314
July 7,2021
En español


MEDIA ADVISORY: San Francisco Says: Too Much Alcohol on These Streets!
California Alcohol Policy Alliance rally & Call-To-Action to oppose State Senator Wiener giving away pedestrian rights in exchange for drinking on the sidewalks & cocktails-to-go.
Advocates Demand Public Health, Not Public Drinking, Oppose SB 314 & SB 389
June 23, 2021


California Governor Newsom Under the Influence, Chooses Restaurant & Bar Profits Over Public Health & Safety

Advocates say STOP using COVID to justify alcohol industry’s mad grab for reduced regulations!
June 10, 2021
En español

Anheuser-Busch Ropes White House Into Vaccine-Based Marketing and Data Collection Scheme
Beer Companies Ignore Alcohol Effects on COVID Immunity
June 4, 2021
En español



Government Under the Influence of the Spirits Industry
California lawmakers promote expansion of cocktails-to-go and public drinking while advocates say TAKE ACTION to reduce harm!
May 24, 2021
En español


‘THE BEARS ON PINE RIDGE’  SHEDS LIGHT ON THE NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH SUICIDE CRISIS
FILMED OVER 5 YEARS, THIS FILM IS TOLD THROUGH THE PERSPECTIVE OF A LIFESAVING FEMALE ELDER AND A RESILIENT YOUNG GROUP OF SUICIDE SURVIVORS
April 6, 2021

Alcohol Justice Launches Online ABC Licensee Complaint Form

10 Things to Look Out for and Report to ABC: An Emergency Response to Out-of-Control Deregulation
March 5, 2021
En español

Eight Challenges to Big Alcohol’s Power in 2021
A Personal Invitation to Join Alcohol Justice
January 25, 2021
En español



2020

Alcohol Justice Asks California AG Xavier Becerra to Investigate Anticompetitive Anheuser-Busch InBev Takeover of Ace Beverage LLC   /  Foreign-Owned Mega-Brewer Is Monopolizing US Beer Distribution Networks

December 15, 2020
En español 

 

Public Health Experts and Activists Celebrate the Movement Toward Social Justice in Public Health, the 5th Annual California Alcohol Policy Alliance
November 24, 2020
En español

Media Advisory: Day 3 of The Movement Toward Social Justice in Public Health

November 19, 2020
En español

Media Advisory:
Day 2 of The Movement Toward Social Justice in Public Health

November 12, 2020
En español

Media Advisory:
Day 1 of The Movement Toward Social Justice in Public Health

November 5, 2020
En español



California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) holds Governor Gavin Newsom accountable for COVID-19 response failure of making alcohol “essential”. The public is urged to text CAPA to 313131 to send a message to the Governor.

July 22, 2020
En español

MEDIA ALERT: Communities Lose When The Booze Is Loose
California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) press briefing to hold Governor Newsom accountable for COVID-19 response failure of making alcohol "essential".
July 21, 2020
En español

Alcohol Justice Launches San Rafael Latino Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Outreach Project -
Proyecto Latino TAM
May 29, 2020
En español  

The Birthplace of Cinco de Mayo Celebrates its 50th Anniversary
Pueblo Colorado commemorates Chicano culture and heritage in the U.S.
May 4, 2020
En español  

COVID-19 Alcohol Regulatory Relief Questioned
Alcohol Justice Warns of  #COVIDwashing
California ABC Goes Too Easy on Cocktails-to-Go
April 13, 2020
En español  


MEDIA ALERT: “Mexicali Resiste” Fights for Citizens to Choose Water over Beer and Corruption
Charging corruption and human rights violations, Mexicali residents OPPOSE the “consultation” on whether Constellation Brands continues to operate in the region
Café Tacvba lead singer Rubén Albarrán Joins the Opposition

March 20, 2020
En español  

MEDIA ALERT: San Francisco Foundation Partners with San Rafael Community Organizations and Grassroots Leaders to Launch Amplifying Community Leaders Fellowship

February 26, 2020
En español  


Alcohol Ads Lead to Youth Drinking, Should be More Regulated, Experts Say

February 24, 2020

 
“MEXICALI RESISTE” FIGHTS FOR WATER RIGHTS AGAINST CONSTELLATION BRANDS COMPROMISING QUALITY OF LIFE IN BAJA, CALIFORNIA
The U.S. based alcohol corporation has negotiated with the local government to build a billion-dollar brewery that will use local water to make beer for American consumers in a region already experiencing severe water scarcity.
January 25, 2020
En español



MEDIA ALERT: ACTIVIST MOMS RALLY, DEMAND L.A. CITY COUNCILMEMBER MARQUEECE HARRIS- DAWSON DO THE RIGHT THING AND AGENDIZE “ARUS” MOTION

City Motion Empowering Neighborhoods and Protecting Them from Alcohol Harms in Danger of Expiring, Community Members Fight to Save It
January 23, 2020
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MEDIA ALERT:
California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) to Honor 2019 CAPA Alcohol Prevention Heroes at Capitol Basement Luncheon
January 21, 2020
En español


HUNDREDS OF CONCERNED L.A. RESIDENTS DEMAND ACTION FROM
LOS ANGELES CITY
LEADERS
Calls to Protect Communities from Alcohol-Related Harms go Unheard by PLUM Committee Chair Marqueece Harris-Dawson
January 20, 2020
En español
 

MEDIA ALERT: LOS ANGELES PUBLIC HEALTH ADVOCATES DEMAND CITY LEADERS TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT COMMUNITIES FROM ALCOHOL RELATED HARMS
A Motion from 2017 in Danger of Expiring, Community Members Fight to Save It
January 16, 2020

En español


2019


Alcohol Justice to Participate in the Second International Gathering of Women in the Struggle in Chiapas, Mexico

December 24, 2019
En español

MEDIA ALERT: Olympic Gold Medalist Ruthie Bolton to Speak at 43rd Annual Lakota Nation Invitational in South Dakota
December 16, 2019


California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) to Announce 2019 CAPA Alcohol Prevention Heroes
4th Annual CAPA Summit at the California Endowment Center, Los Angeles
November 6, 2019

En español

New Research Shows 80% of City of Los Angeles Overcrowded with Alcohol Related Bussinesses
New Data Releases as Community Organizations Press City Council to Take Action on Alcohol Density
October 22, 2019
En español  

MEDIA ALERT: Los Angeles Drug and Alcohol Policy Alliance (L.A. DAPA) Press Event: Data Reveals City-Wide Affliction with Alcohol Outlet Density Correlating to Higher Crime

October 21, 2019

MEDIA ALERT: Marin County Alcohol and Drugs Town Hall Scheduled, Friday October 18, 2019 at Alcohol Justice

October 17, 2019

En español  

California Assembly STOPS Extended Bar Hours Experiment

SB 58 Fails as Lawmakers Choose Public Health & Safety Over Nightlife Profits
September 14, 2019

En español 

Los Angeles City Council Says NO to 4 a.m. Bar Bill

Narrative changes from increasing nightlife profits to protecting public health and safety
Resolution Vote Puts Council at Odds with Mayor Garcetti
August 27, 2019
En español

MEDIA ADVISORY: Los Angeles Says NO 4 a.m. Last Call
L.A. City Councilmembers Vote on Resolution to Oppose SB 58
Los Angeles Will Not Be Part of Senator Wiener's Haphazard 4 a.m. Bar Bill Experiment
August 26, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: 6th Annual Youth for Justice Summer Academy Begins in San Rafael

YFJ SUMMER ACADEMY 2019
ACADEMIA DE VERANO JOVENES POR LA JUSTICIA
July 26, 2019

California Assembly GO Committee Ignores Frightening 4 A.M. Bar Bill Cost-Benefit Analysis, Passes SB 58

Massive net social cost projected over five years from extending bar times in 10 pilot project cities.
July 11, 2019
En español

MEDIA ADVISORY: Sobering 4 a.m. Bar Bill Cost-Benefit Analysis to be Released by Alcohol Justice, and California Alcohol Policy Alliance with Assemblymember Tom Lackey

$266 million to over $1 billion -- catastrophic net social cost of alcohol harm over five years in Los Angeles alone!
July 8, 2019
En español

MEDIA ADVISORY: Sobering 4 a.m. Bar Bill Cost-Benefit Analysis to be Released by Los Angeles City Councilmember Koretz, Alcohol Justice, and the California Alcohol Policy Alliance
$266 million to over $1 billion -- catastrophic net social cost of alcohol harm over five years in Los Angeles alone!
July 8, 2019
En español  

MEDIA ADVISORY: Marin County Residents Demand an End to Our Jail to Deportation Pipeline
Board of Supervisors To Hold Truth Act Community Forum To Examine Local Law Enforcement Agencies’ Entanglements With Federal Immigration Authorities
July 8, 2019
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CAPA: MOTHERS RALLY TO STOP WIENER’S 4 A.M. BAR BILL
AT CALIF. STATE ASSEMBLYMEMBER MIKE GIPSON’S DISTRICT OFFICE

July 1, 2019
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CAPA: MOTHERS RALLY TO STOP WIENER’S 4 A.M. BAR BILL
AT CALIF. STATE ASSEMBLYMEMBER BLANCA RUBIO’S DISTRICT OFFICE
June 30, 2019
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Community Rally to STOP Wiener's 4 a.m. Bar Bill at Co-Author Miguel Santiago's District Office
June 26, 2019
En español


MEDIA ADVISORY: 
MADD Joins Assistant Speaker Ortiz and Traffic Safety Partners to Announce Support of .05 BAC Law

May 24, 2019

California State Senate
‘Under the Influence’ Votes 29-6 to Approve SB 58 – Senator Wiener’s Dangerous 4 a.m. Bar Bill Experiment
May 22, 2019
En español

California SB 58 Opponents Hold Los Angeles Press Event
Senator Wiener’s “ZOMBIE” 4 a.m. bar bill will disrupt uniform last call and spread alcohol overconsumption, loss of life, injury, and nuisance across the state.
May 3, 2019.
En español  

Los Angeles Says NO 4 a.m. Last Call
L.A. City Councilmember Paul Koretz Hosts SB 58 Opposition Press Event
Residents of Los Angeles Will Not Be Lab Rats for
Senator Wiener’s Haphazard 4 a.m. Bar Bill Experiment
May 2, 2019
En español 


MEDIA ADVISORY:5th Annual Marin Youth Leaders Summit Scheduled for Sunday, April 28, 2019 at Alcohol Justice
Featuring Ruthie Bolton, author, speaker, two-time Olympic gold medalist
April 26, 2019
En español

MEDIA ADVISORY: COMMUNITY RALLY AT ASSEMBLY PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN JONES-SAWYER’S DISTRICT OFFICE  --  POINT .05 SAVES LIVES!
April 16, 2019

En español

MADD, Parents of Drunk Driving Victims, Senator Hill, Traffic Safety Partners Call for .05 BAC Law, Ignition Interlocks for All Offenders
April 3, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: MADD, Rep. Hammoud Call for .05 BAC Law, Ignition Interlocks for All Offenders
Legislation Is MADD’s First Endorsement of Lowering BAC to .05
March 21, 2019

Senator Wiener Randomly Adds Fresno to His Zombie 4 a.m. Bar Bill, SB 58

NEW “Local Control” Video: 3rd Times the Harm – STOP SB 58
Research predicts 230% increase in alcohol-related fatalities, 179% increase in injuries from collisions in rush hours 5 a.m. & 9 a.m.

March 11, 2019
En español 


MEDIA ADVISORY: ALCOPOPS 2020 REPORT RELEASE
YOUTH FOR JUSTICE DEMAND ALCOPOP-FREE ZONE® THROUGHOUT SAN RAFAEL

March 7, 2019
En español

Newsom and Trump Share Conflict of Interest Issues
Governor Newsom: Don’t Let PlumpJack Trump Your Ethics

February 21, 2019

Zoe Kravitz / Michelob ULTRA / Super Bowl Ad / ASMR Response
30 Million Youth Exposed to Alcohol Ads During Super Bowl 53

February 3, 2019