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eNewsletter - December 7, 2006
Faces & Voices of Recovery’s Strategic Plan
Advocacy with Anonymity released
Faces & Voices of Recovery, the Johnson Institute, Join Together and the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) have released Advocacy with Anonymity. The brochure has been revised and updated in response to growing interest in advocacy to support addiction recovery and provides guidance more…
Kentucky groups move to restore voting rights
Recovery advocates joined with allied organizations in Kentucky as part of the Restoration of Voter Rights Coalition in the state capital to call for a constitutional amendment to automatically restore voting rights for felons upon release from prison. More…
Building relationships with your members of Congress
The 110th Congress will convene in Washington, DC on Thursday, January 4, 2007. Between now and then is a great time to introduce your federal elected officials to addiction recovery and the work that you are doing in your community. More…
Second Chance Act Dies in 109th Congress
Efforts to pass the Second Chance Act (S.1934/H.R. 1704) in the final days of the 109th Congress were unsuccessful despite the last-minute push by Senators Arlen Specter (R-PA), Joe Biden (D-DE) and Sam Brownback (R-KS) to fast track the bill for passage. The sponsors of the bills to reduce recidivism and improve re-entry plan to reintroduce the measure in the 110th Congress and we’ll let you know more about this effort when the new Congress convenes in January.
- The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery’s (CCAR) Annual Report traces the history of this dynamic recovery community organization since its founding in 1997.
- The National Alliance of Advocates of Buprenorphine Treatment (NAABT) is posting a series of ads to help break the stigma and stereotypes of people needing help with addiction. The ads have been running on public transportation systems in Boston more…
- If you’re looking for a holiday gift with a recovery slant, think about ordering Bill White’s book, Let’s Go Make Some History, Chronicles of the New Addiction Recovery Movement or a gift of membership to Faces & Voice of Recovery this year.
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