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

CAPS studio w/ Foothill Students 4/9/12

Interested in Videography?

Straight Up has lots of opportunities for youth and adult volunteers. You can learn about video/sound production and editing, direction, scriptwriting, and more. Just fill out the volunteer form and we’ll get back to you.

Video Contest

We no longer run our video contest, but check outour contest page to see winning videos from previous years!

Straight Up Videos and Public Service Announcements

Straight Up has a selection of videos available on the Straight Up YouTube Channel. Be sure to subscribe to @straightupvc!

What is Straight Up?

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Athena G shares her experience working as a volunteer with Straight Up.

Access and Excess

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This production takes a realistic look at the current problems of underage and binge drinking in Ventura County and the factors in the local community — attitudes and norms, access and availability, media messages, and policies — that accept, allow and encourage these dangerous behaviors. Suggestions to help reduce the problems are targeted to parents, youth and community members.

Reality Party Documentary


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A Ventura County teen made this documentary about her experiences while viewing and participating in Straight Up Reality Parties for Parents.

News Segments

Fox 11


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A Fox 11 News segment on the October 6, 2007 Simi Valley Reality Party.

Posted on YouTube with permission from Fox 11 KTTV.

Time Warner SoCal News


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Time Warner SoCal News segment on Straight Up’s latest Reality Party. Posted on YouTube with permission from Time Warner.