“Each year, Approximately 5,000 young people under the age of 21 die as a result of underage drinking.”

– Underage drinking research initiative

Average Age

In Tempe, the average age of first time alcohol.

Unintentional Injuries

College students between the ages of 18-24 die from alcohol-related unintentional injuries, including motor vehicle crashes.

Become Alcoholics

More than 4 in 10 people who begin drinking before age 15 eventually become alcoholics.

21 Or Too Young

21 Or Too Young is the promise that you can achieve your wildest dreams without the crutch of alcohol before the legal age limit. It is the pledge to yourself that you are above binge drinking and potential alcoholism.
By signing the pledge, you are promising yourself that you will reach high for everything you aspire to become while leaving alcohol behind.
Sign the pledge today, and promise you will help prevent underage drinking.

College students who are frequent weekly binge drinkers
Alcohol consumed by youth under 21 in the form of binge drinks
High school students that have tried alcohol
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21 or too young logo

I know it’s 21 or Too Young, and I pledge to support and act on any of the following statements that apply to me:

  • If I am younger than 21, I will refuse to participate in underage drinking.
  • If I am 21 or older, I will refuse to support or supply alcohol for underage youth.
  • If I am 21 or older and have a child/children who are underage, I will refuse to provide alcohol for them or their underage friends.

Please see the form below to sign the pledge. Also, please enter your email address for information on this and upcoming Tempe Coalition campaigns, volunteer opportunities and events.

Tempe Coalition Contact:

Hilary Cummings
Tempe Coalition Program Director


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In Partnership With:

Tempe Community Council

Funded By:

A Drug Free Communities Support Program grant.

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