We believe in the power of the community to force change.

The Reality

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Americans are living in sustained recovery.

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Americans struggling with addiction.

State and Regional Leaders

Becoming a state or regional leader is a volunteer service commitment served over two years. Each leader receives specialized training, access to cutting-edge tools and helps to identify recovery-related issues within their district.

Apply to lead

Receive hands-on training to organize your community and mobilize constituents for action on key issues in your service area. As a leader, you’ll join a network of state and regional leads across America working to advance the recovery movement.

Join the movement

You don't need to apply for leadership to make change in your community. The more people working together, the greater power we have together. Sign up to stay up-to-date on all the latest events, training opportunities, other ways you can get involved.

Get involved

Not ready to lead but would like to join the movement? Signup and we’ll keep you in the loop on volunteering opportunities, free training sessions, events in your area and important calls to action.

Join the movement

You don't need to apply for leadership to make change in your community. The more people working together, the greater power we have together. Sign up to stay up-to-date on all the latest events, training opportunities, other ways you can get involved.

FAQ

Mobilize Recovery is an event convening of advocates from all over the county aimed to build capacity for organized civic engagement. The event’s purpose is to identify, train, connect, and work with recovery advocates in all 50 states. Each of these selected community organizers will have lived experience with substance use disorders. By sharing resources, building advocacy skill-sets, and taking action as a powerful, confident constituency, we will create change that affects millions of people in a positive way by thinking , acting, and organizing locally across the country.

Mobilize Recovery is an initiative of The Voices Project & Recovery Advocacy Project in partnership with multiple national recovery organizations, Corporations & private philanthropists.

Formed as a not-for-profit, the “Recovery Advocacy Project,” organized under IRS Code 501(c)(4) will provide strategic support to advance recovery through investing in recovery aware and recovery sensitive leadership. RAP endeavors to augment current good work in the recovery focused education, advocacy, and civic space by focusing on essential capital for sustained social change.

The Recovery Advocacy Project (RAP) is committed to giving people in recovery, family members, and supporters of recovery the grassroots organizing tools to think and act locally. RAP is working to build a visible and effective constituency in demand of community and public policy based solutions in response to America’s long-standing addiction crisis.

Absolutely!

We are building a wide tent and we encourage all to get involved. Different roles and responsibilities will be available for anyone who wishes to join us!

The Recovery Advocacy Project organizing team will periodically be publishing materials for advocate, in addition to a helpful HOW TO’s to an ongoing Recovery Advocacy Toolkit on the RAP website.

The RAP organizing team has also collected a lot of feedback from grassroots recovery advocates on what trainings would best assist them in their community efforts. The team is consistently working to develop, present and livestream these trainings for both grassroots organizers as well as their community members.

Many tools for grassroots advocates can be found here at Recoveryvoices.com including the Advocacy Guide, Model Legislation Page, and Social Media Toolkit.

Your State Organizing Team also has the capacity to help you develop petitions and letter writing campaigns around the issues you care about.