Our Letter of Response

June 1, 2020   Dear Community, We are living in painful and unprecedented times. The murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery— on top of all the brutal murders of African Americans throughout our nation’s history— have further laid bare the enduring, systemic racism that is alive and well in the US. Meanwhile, […]

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A Reflection

A week after my husband, Bernie, and I were married—37 years ago—we moved to Washington, DC. We lived in a tiny apartment in a complex filled mostly with newcomers to the city. Angie lived in that complex. Every morning she left for work dressed in the uniform of Washington bureaucrats in the 80’s; a white […]

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Cohort 6

Recovery Café Network launches sixth cohort to create communities of healing and transformation Grand Rapids, MI; San Francisco; and Vancouver, BC (the first outside the USA) to start Recovery Cafés as safe places for individuals in recovery from homelessness, addiction and other mental health challenges to find ongoing support and stability. Seattle, WA: In October, […]

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Recovery Café Network Launches Cohort 5

Recovery Café Network launches fifth cohort to address addiction epidemic Indianapolis, IN; Lexington, KY and Bremerton, WA to start Recovery Cafés as communities of hope, healing and transformation for individuals in recovery from homelessness, addiction and other mental health challenges. Seattle, WA: In April, the Recovery Café Network (RCN) launched its fifth cohort of member […]

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