"Children who drink are more likely to be victims of violent crime, to be involved in alcohol-related traffic crashes, and to have serious school-related problems."
-source: ventura county limits
The focus of the Community Prevention Partners Alcohol Initiative/Project CURB is to limit youth access to alcohol. This is accomplished through a focus on working with merchants, addressing social provision (adult provision) of alcohol, and alcohol outlet over-saturation.
- Implementation of social host ordinances and parent education of ordinances county-wide
- Alcohol Outlet Density – Development of Conditional Use Permits and Deemed Approved Ordinances to increase oversight of existing outlets and decrease density.
- Lee Law implementation- Addressing signage and advertisement of alcohol
- Compliance checks- Addressing sales to minors
- Responsible Alcohol Merchant Awards – Limiting youth access to alcohol from off-sale outlets through merchant education and engagement
- Family and Community Committed Campaign
- School site education/assemblies
For more information about the Alcohol Initiative/Project CURB, please visit project-curb.org
Local Materials Developed
- Local Stats, Snapshot & Policy briefs
- Logic Models
- Facts and Myths
- Policy Briefs
- Alcohol Outlet Density & Crime
- Outlet Density & Public Health 2014
- Reducing Community Alcohol Problems Associated with Alcohol Sales
- Model Social Host Liability Ordinance
- Best Practices in Responsible Beverages Services and Sales Trainings
- Best Practices in Municipal Regulation to Reduce Alcohol-Related Harms from Licensed Alcohol Outlets
- The Impact of Prop 26 on Alc. Retail DAO
- Links to Other Alcohol Resources