Master of Ceremonies
2017 America Honors Recovery Awards Gala & Dinner
Monday, July 17, 2017 6:30PM-9:00PM Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
America Honors Recovery is Faces & Voices of Recovery's annual awards gala which celebrates and honors the most influential recovery community leaders and organizations. The event salutes the legacies of three dynamic recovery trailblazers who dedicated their lives to removing barriers for individuals and families affected by addiction - Dr. Vernon E. Johnson and recovery advocates Joel Hernandez and Lisa Mojer-Torres.
Support our largest annual fundraiser. Your contribution helps to support our mission to put a face and a voice on recovery and demonstrate that recovery is possible for over 23 million Americans. Our advocacy work focuses on removing barriers to recovery and eliminating the stigma of addiction.
Please join us as a 2017 Sponsor. Sponsorship levels can be found here.
* If you can't attend, but want to support our fundraiser, please consider making a donation here.
2017 AWARD RECIPIENTS
Dr. Mary Jeanne Kreek
Michael Askew, Recovery Advocate
Susan Barge, Family Advocate
Tim Rabolt, Young Adult Recovery Advocate
2017 Joel Hernandez Award
The Voice of Recovery Award recognizes an individual who has shared their story in a very public way to demonstrate the power and proof of long-term recovery.
The William L. White Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award honors the tremendous contributions made to the recovery advocacy movement, in honor of William L. White, renowned recovery historian and author.
The Lisa Mojer-Torres Award honors a tenacious fighter who believes in the dignity and rights of every person.
The Vernon Johnson Award recognizes three individuals who have given back to their communities so that future generations can experience the reality of recovery.
The Joel Hernandez Award recognizes one local, state or regional recovery community organization for its success in assessing the specific needs of their community and carrying out a vision and mission of mobilizing resources within and outside the recovery community to increase the prevalence and quality of long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs.