The Way of Love – A Reflection by Killian Noe

As we strive to embody unconditional love, welcoming individuals traumatized by homelessness, addiction, mental health challenges, racism, and other assaults on dignity, we become light houses shining in the darkness of our time. Embodying “the way of love” for our surrounding communities to witness is one significant way of confronting systemic racism.  Our larger culture […]

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All Network Conversation highlights unique challenges and opportunities for Cafés through the pandemic

As we approach the beginning of our third year in the pandemic, the Recovery Café Network hosted an All Network Conversation: Surviving and Thriving in a Pandemic, on Feb. 16, to highlight what different Cafés have learned in the COVID-19 era, the challenges we share, and the opportunities ahead of us.  The panel included Café […]

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From Church Soup Kitchen to Healing Community: How Recovery Café San Jose Came to Be 

From Church Soup Kitchen to Healing Community  How Recovery Café San Jose Came to Be  by Dana Bainbridge Pastor of Urban Sanctuary (formerly First Christian Church San Jose) and Co-Founder Recovery Café San Jose     On this particular Sunday, it is already hot at ten in the morning in downtown San Jose.  So, the Adult […]

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Recovery Café Network Launches Third Cohort to Address Addiction Epidemic

  Recovery Café Network Launches Third Cohort to Address Addiction Epidemic Washington D.C., North Carolina, Washington, and Oregon groups to start Recovery Cafés to respond to the addiction crisis damaging their local communities.   Seattle, WA: This April, the Recovery Café Network will be adding its third cohort of member organizations opening Recovery Cafés in […]

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Recovery Café Network Expands, Again!

A reflection by Killian Noe Communities across America are struggling with the growing and catastrophic impact of the opioid addiction epidemic. Take Dayton, Ohio, for example, a city in a state where in 2016 alone, drug overdoses claimed the lives of over 4,000 Ohioans; and more recently, fentanyl flooded the community causing over 200 accidental ingestions and intoxications in […]

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