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2022


MEDIA ADVISORY: Alcohol Justice to Participate at American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo
"150 Years of Creating the Healthiest Nation; Leading the Path Toward Equity"
November 4, 2022



California Alcohol Legislation Roundup: Defending Against Deregulation; In the AJ Doghouse: The Migrant Worker Graves Beneath Budweiser's 2022 World Cup Push; TAKE ACTION NOW: Tell Congress – the U.S. Postal Service is Not a Tool of Big Alcohol -- The Fall Edition of the Alcohol Justice eNews
October 25, 2022


MEDIA ADVISORY: Alcohol Justice to Participate at Alcohol Policy-19 – Evidence to Action: Building a Framework for Change
September 13, 2022
En español 


 

California Assembly Kills Extended Bar Hours Experiment, Again
Senator Wiener’s SB 930 Fails as Lawmakers Choose Public Health & Safety Over Nightlife Profits
August 24, 2022

En español 





“Let’s not let tragedy take a backseat to commerce.”
California Assemblymember Tom Lackey and Safety Advocates Oppose SB 930 –  the Late-Night Bar Bill 
August 11, 2022
En español


MEDIA ADVISORY: Assemblymember Tom Lackey Joins Health and Safety Advocates to Oppose SB 930 –  the 4 a.m. Bar Bill 
August 9, 2022




Fresno City Council Members and Safety Advocates Come Together to Oppose Dangerously Flawed California SB 930 –  the 4 a.m. Bar Bill
August 9, 2022



 

MEDIA ADVISORY: Fresno City Council Members Join Health and Safety Advocates to Oppose SB 930 –  the 4 a.m. Bar Bill 
August 8, 2022

En español




Los Angeles City Council Votes NO on SB 930 – the 4 a.m. Bar Bill, Sends Strong Message to Sacramento and Senator Wiener that Public Safety is More Important than Nightlife Revenue
August 5, 2022
En español



MEDIA ADVISORY: Los Angeles City Council to Vote on Resolution Opposing SB 930 – the 4 a.m. Bar Bill
August 5, 2022

 

Los Angeles Rallies to STOP SB 930 – 4 a.m. Bar Bill in Southern California
L.A. City Councilmember Paul Koretz Introduces Opposition Resolution

July 28, 2022
En español 




MEDIA ADVISORY:
Los Angeles Rally to STOP SB 930 – 4 a.m. Bar Bill in Southern California
Los Angeles City Council Opposition Resolution to be Introduced
July 26, 2022
En español 

 

9th Annual Youth for Justice Summer Academy Begins in San Rafael
YFJ SUMMER ACADEMY 2022
ACADEMIA DE VERANO JOVENES POR LA JUSTICIA
July 22, 2022
En español 



Public Health & Safety Kicked to the Curb Again as California Assembly “GO” Committee Approves Dangerous 4 a.m. Bar Bill Experiment
SB 930 Author Senator Wiener Continues to Push “Junk Science” Over Solid Peer-Reviewed Data to Support Alcohol Sales Between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m.
June 23, 2022

En español

 

CAPA Joins the Fight Against CA SB 930 ­– Senator Wiener and Assemblymember Haney’s Dangerous 4 a.m. Bar Bill
State Legislators speak out against the latest attempt to impose a toxic alcohol policy benefiting select business owners at the expense of public health and safety.
June 21, 2022
En español

 

Wiener’s Dangerous 4 a.m. “Zombie” Bar Bill Rises Again
San Francisco State Senator attempts “Gut & Amend” tactic to impose a toxic public policy benefiting select business owners at considerable cost to California.
June 3, 2022

En español

Alcohol Deaths are COVID's Shadow Epidemic; Coca-Cola Joins Big Alcohol and Moves Right Into the Alcohol Justice Doghouse; California Bad Bill Opinion & More in the Spring Edition of the Alcohol Justice eNews.
May 19, 2022
En español




Media Advisory: The 9th Annual Youth For Justice “Youth and Family Summit & Minga”Scheduled for Saturday, May 14, 2022 at Alcohol Justice

May 11, 2022
En español

 


Media Advisory:
Oglala Nation’s 49th Annual Wounded Knee Occupation
Liberation Day Event in Pine Ridge, South Dakota
February 25, 2022
En español 


NFL, ABI Walk Hand In Hand Over Players and Fans
If alcohol money is the lifeblood of the NFL, it is also an open wound on the game.

February 13, 2022
En español



2021

 


Help hold Big Alcohol accountable for damaging public health and diminishing social justice.

Join the Alcohol Industry Watchdog!
December 21, 2021
En español



RECLAIMING OUR POWER

6TH Annual California Alcohol Policy Alliance Summit Concludes
December 14, 2021
En español


Media Advisory:
6th Annual California Alcohol Policy Alliance Summit - RECLAIMING OUR POWER

December 9, 2021
En español



ICE Out of Marin
TRUTH Act Forum - Marin County Board of Supervisors 11/16/21
November 15, 2021

Mexicali Resiste 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

November 11, 2021
En español



Media Advisory:
Mexicali Resiste Activist VS. Constellation Brands: Activists continue to demand WATER RIGHTS and FREEDOM
Water rights activists threatened with false legal accusations for protesting U.S. based multinational Alcohol Corporation, Constellation Brands
November 5, 2021
En español


Media Advisory: Los Angeles Says: It Ain’t Safe to Block Streets and Sidewalks! California Alcohol Policy Alliance demands public health and social justice over Big Alcohol-sponsored drinking on public property. Governor Newsom: VETO AB 61 and SB 314!

October 6, 2021
En español 


New Report: 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 24, 2021
En español


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