Engaging young people in advocacy, education & prevention
Creating social change around alcohol, drugs, and more

Reality Party for Parents
April 23rd, 2016 (tentative date)
East Los Angeles, CA

Reality Party for Parents
March 5th, 2016
Simi Valley, CA

Reality Party for Parents
December 13th, 2015
Milken High School, Los Angeles, CA

Reality Party for Parents
December 5, 2015
Thousand Oaks, CA

Reality Party for Parents
November 14, 2015
Camarillo, CA

Reality Party for Parents
October 10th, 2015
San Clemente, CA

Reality Party for Parents
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Thousand Oaks, CA

Reality Party for Parents
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Garden Grove, CA

Reality Party for Parents
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Santa Monica, CA

CPK FUNdraiser for Straight Up
Thursday April 16, 11a-10pm
CPK at Pacific View Mall, Ventura

Reality Party for Parents
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Hermosa Beach, CA

Reality Party for Parents
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Simi Valley, CA

Reality Party for Parents
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Hosted by Santiago de Compostela Youth Ministry
Lake Forest, CA

Reality Party for Parents
Saturday, January 31, 2015 (postponed)
Agoura Hills, CA

Reality Party for Parents
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Saddleback Church
Lake Forest, CA

Reality Party – Staged Version
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Villanova Preparatory School
Ojai, CA

Reality Party for Parents
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Thousand Oaks, CA

Reality Party for Parents
Saturday, September 27, 2014
South Pasadena, CA

Reality Party for Parents
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Pasadena, CA

Reality Party for Parents
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Calabasas, CA

Reality Party for Parents
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Los Alamitos, CA

Reality Party for Parents
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Thousand Oaks, CA 

Social Change Theatre Event for Middle School Students and their Parents
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Thousand Oaks, CA

Reality Party for Parents – Home Tour
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Simi Valley, CA

Reality Party for Parents – Home Tour
January 25, 2014
Calabasas, CA

Parent Outreach Night (part of Ventura High’s Every 15 Minutes Event)
“Scenes from Reality”
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Ventura, CA

Social Change Theatre Event for High School Students and their Parents
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Thousand Oaks, CA

Reality Party for Parents – Home Tours
November 16 and December 7, 2013
Las Virgenes Area, CA

Reality Party for Parents – Home Tour
October 12, 2013

Thousand Oaks, CA

Reality Party for Parents – Home Tour
June 1, 2013

Simi Valley, CA

Reality Party for Parents – Home Tour
Monday, May 20, 2013
Camarillo, CA

Reality Party for Parents – Home Tour
Thursday, February 28, 2013

Presented by Straight Up Ventura County and Helix High School SADD Chapter
La Mesa, CA

Reality Party for Parents – Home Tour
Saturday, April 27, 2013

Presented by Straight Up Ventura County and Garden Grove Drug Free Coalition
Garden Grove, CA

Reality Party for Parents – Home Tour
Feb 2 & 23, March 9, and April 6, 2013

Open to public
Thousand Oaks area

Reality Party for Parents – Stage Version
Foothill Technology High School
December 6, 2012
Presented at parent’s night as part of the “Every 15 Minutes” event
Ventura, CA

Reality Party for Parents – Stage Version
Villanova Preparatory School
December 4, 2012
Presented to Villanova students, educators and parents
Ojai, CA

Reality Party for Parents – House Tour
March 17, 2012
Presented with Adolfo Camarillo High School, Saving Lives Camarillo, SADD and DCH Lexus of Oxnard
Camarillo, CA

Santa Paula HS Family Resource Fair
January 26th, 2012
Santa Paula, CA

Reality Party for Parents – House Tour
Presented with Simi Valley High School
Sunday, May 15
Simi Valley, CA

Reality Party for Parents – House Tour
Helix Charter School Parents
Friday, January 21
La Mesa, CA

Reality Party for Parents – Stage Event
Ventura High School Parent Night
Tuesday, January 18
Ventura High School

Reality Party for Parents – Every 15 Minutes Event
Tuesday, December 7,
6:30
Foothill Technology High School

805 Youth Exchange
Saturday, September 25, 8:30am – 3pm
Cal State Channel Islands – South Quad
Open to Junior High, High School, and Junior College young people as well as parents

An amazing day where you can exchange ideas, culture, and community!

Sponsored by Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation, this event welcomed young people, participated in workshops that featured subjects such as

The keynote speaker at the event was Assemblyman Pedro Nava.

Straight Up presented a fun and informative two-part interactive presentation for parents about communications as well as a fun improv workshop for young people.

See pictures from the 805 Youth Exchange Event

 

National Night Out
Tuesday, August 3, 7-10pm
Point Mugu Naval Base
Not open to the general public
Residents across the nation are asked to lock their doors, turn on outside lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors and local forces.

Straight Up Leadership Summit 2010
Thursday, February 25, 2010
8:00 – 3:00 pm
at the Ventura Improv Company
Students will learn to be more active in the community, bringing awareness about binge & underage drinking and impaired driving by exploring leadership training and interactive techniques.

One of a Kind Christmas Event
Discussions with Parents

November 27, 28 and 29th, 2009, 9am – 6:30pm
Ventura Fairgrounds

Photos for a Cause
Sunday, August 9, 2009, 12-4pm
at the Ventura Improv Company
Straight Up Ventura County is partnering with Decadent Images of Ventura for a fun afternoon event! Drop by and have a high-quality photo portrait taken — and the proceeds will benefit Straight Up Ventura County. One photo is only $10 — and you can use it for a Facebook profile image, a job portrait — anything! You will receive the portrait in electronic form via email. We will also be answering questions or concerns about the use and safety of social networking sites. We can also help you to get started with a profile on Facebook! Portraits with friends or pets are welcome also! Come by to historic downtown Ventura, have fun, and support a cause!

Open House and Office Warming Celebration for Straight Up Ventura County
Friday, July 31, 2009, 2-6pm
34 North Palm Street, Ventura
Please join us at Straight Up Ventura County as we celebrate entering our fifth year and our new office in Ventura! Drop by and say hi and see video, writing and art projects completed by Straight Up youth and young adults. Kids are welcome.

Leadership Summit
May 14, 2009

at the Ventura Improv Company
38 teens in Ventura gathered for a Leadership Summit to explore social issues and discuss their ideas for possible solutions for reducing underage and binge drinking and impaired driving in their community. Activities included improv games and social change theatre exploration, videomaking, writing, and discussion.

Magic at the Dudley House
A Benefit for Straight Up Ventura County

Friday and Saturday, May 1 & 2, 2009, 7pm
at the Dudley House
A night of magic as three amazing magicians perform three different shows in the beautiful and historic Victorian house and museum, the Dudley House. Proceeds from this night will benefit Straight Up Ventura County. Starring David Jockisch, Shawn McMaster, Jim Kasmir and his amazing flea circus.

Ventura College Social Change Theatre Workshops
Fundamentals of Acting Class on the following dates in 2009:

LET’S TALK Events

Q&A, Interactive Presentation and Reality Party
Ventura College ICPD, Ventura
June 10, 2010, 6:00pm

Q&A, Interactive Presentation and Reality Party
INTERFACE Children and Family Services, Camarillo
May 20, 2010, 6:00pm

Q&A, Interactive Presentation and Reality Party
Ventura YMCA
May 18th, 2010, 6:30-8:30pm

Parent /Teen Project Class – Presentation
Boys & Girls Club of Simi Valley
May 6th, 2010, 6:30pm

Q&A for Parents and Reality Party
Camarillo YMCA
April 29th, 2010, 6:30-7:30pm

Joint Parent Meeting and Reality Party
Balboa Middle School, Ventura
April 22, 2010, 6:30-8:30

Town Hall Meeting, Discussion and Performance about Underage Drinking
Ventura
March 25, 2010, 6:30-8:30pm

PTA District Meeting Presentation
Camarillo
March 25, 2010, 6:30-7:00pm

Town Hall Meeting for Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme
Oxnard
March 23, 2010, 6:00-7:30pm

Aspiranet/VC Partnership for Safe Families & Communities Presentation & Group Discussion
Ventura
December 2, 2009, 10am-12pm

Heartlink Network Presentation to Parents/Adults
November 30, 1009, 6:30-8:00

YMCA Interactive Workshop
Ventura
November 24, 2009, 7:30-9pm

United Parents Presentation & Discussion
Camarillo
November 20, 2009, 10am-10:45

Boys & Girls Clubs of Conejo Presentation & Discussion
Thousand Oaks
November 19th, 2009, 9:30-10:30am

Let’s Talk! An Interactive Workshop for Parents and Teens
Ventura
August 18, 2009, 7:30-9pm

2007-12 Reality Party Dates