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Changing Your Alcohol Environment Event Series

Changing Your Alcohol Environment Event Series

Join the Alliance for Wisconsin Youth and the Milwaukee County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition for this one-of-a-kind look at our drinking culture, both nationally and in Wisconsin, and what local advocates and elected officials can to do prevent the harm associated with problematic alcohol consumption.

October 8: There Has Always Been Drinking in America: Alcohol, History, Culture, and What It All Means for Prevention

This keynote by the University of Wyoming’s Rodney Wambeam, Ph.D., explores America’s cultural relationship to alcohol, from the 13 colonies to Prohibition to today’s music and movies. Details here.

October 9: Don’t React: Create Your Alcohol Environment: Learn How Coalition Leaders and Residents Can Shape a Community’s Alcohol Environment

Julia Sherman of the Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Project will explain how coalition leaders and concerned residents can make local licensing decisions and related policies that can improve a community’s quality of life and public safety. Details here.

October 10: Creating a Local Environment: Learn How Local Elected Officials Can Shape a Community’s Alcohol Environment

Elected officials are invited to this session on local licensing decisions and related policies that can improve a community’s quality of life and public safety. Presented by Julia Sherman of the Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Project. Details here.

All sessions will run from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County Volunteer Center, 225 W. Vine St., Milwaukee. They’re free, but RSVPs are required at this link. Questions? Contact Jazzmyne Adams, Coordinator, Southeast Region of the Alliance for Wisconsin Youth, at 414-270-4658 or jadams@communityadvocates.net.