Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $356,400)
The goal of the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) Program is to support and enhance State efforts, in cooperation with local jurisdictions, to enforce laws prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages, or the consumption of alcoholic beverages by minors. For the purpose of the program, minors are defined as individuals under 21 years of age.
The purpose of the State of New Jersey, Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control's FY10 EUDL grant program is to implement a multi-faceted approach to combating underage drinking in New Jersey. The program seeks to continue the long-term effective working relationships with prevention groups, law enforcement agencies, community and governmental organizations, and the education community. Through these efforts, the program seeks to do the following: ' limit the availability of alcohol to persons under the age of 21; ' track the number of persons under the age of 21 who attempt to purchase alcohol, as well as those over 21 who purchase alcohol for those under 21; ' educate parents and middle and high school students on the dangers and consequences of underage drinking and increase parental involvement through the use of the public awareness campaign, 'Parents Who Host, Lose the Most', as well as the creation of a radio PSA targeting parent; ' address the common issues facing colleges and universities and develop strategies to best address them on the college campus and in the surrounding communities.NCA/NCF