OJJDP’s Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) Program, featured
in the March/April 2005 issue of OJJDP News @ a Glance, will
host its sixth annual leadership conference for EUDL-funded states
and communities in Tucson, AZ, August 1820, 2005. The
theme of the conference is "Law Enforcement and Communities:
Sustaining Progress, Blazing New Trails." The conference will
highlight successful efforts to prevent underage drinking. Plenary
and workshop sessions will offer guidance on how to establish linkages
between law enforcement agencies and community advocates, develop
a strategic plan, and document successes.
Conference planners encourage all professionals and volunteers concerned
with underage drinkingincluding state coordinators, enforcement
officers and executives, youth, government officials, staff of community-based
organizations, and othersto attend the August event. More
than 900 participants are expected.