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Recovery Advocacy Seminar

April 28, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

minnesota-recovery-connection-logoPresented by Minnesota Recovery Connection, Metropolitan State University and Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Institute for Recovery Advocacy.

Location: Metropolitan State University Founders Hall Auditorium.

Metro state logoJoin us for a seminar on Recovery Advocacy and find out what YOU can do to support the Recovery Community.

This seminar is for all supporters of the recovery community HBFF_IFRA_Coated copyincluding students, faculty, community members and professionals and will provide you with the tools and training to:

  • Become engaged to advocate for recovery issues important to you
  • Speak out about recovery in a clear and credible way that will help move the recovery community’s advocacy agenda forward
  • Establish an active Recovery Advocacy Group
  • Promote recovery by advancing public awareness of the reality of recovery
  • Share your voice with the leading organizations in MN who actively advocate for recovery issues


  • 9am Registration/check-in
  • 9:30am Welcome
  • 9:45am Keynote Conversation with Johnny Solomon
  • 10:30am Recovery Advocacy 101
  • 10:45am Brian Dyke from the ADC Coalition of Color
  • 11:15am Recovery Advocacy Action Week
  • 12:00pm Lunch and Recovery Messaging Training
  • 1:00pm Recovery Advocacy Panel and Listening Session
  • 2:00pm Closing Remarks

4.5 CEU credits have been approved

ras-imageKeynote Conversation with Special Unplugged Performance with Johnny Solomon

Called “one of Minneapolis’ greatest singer songwriters” by Filter Magazine, Johnny Solomon is the lead singer and songwriter behind the indie rock band Communist Daughter. A musician in long-term recovery, Solomon has become a passionate advocate for the recovery community. He gratefully shares his hope-filled story with others backstage, on stage and in a number of public forums.

Registration for this event is now closed. For more information contact Julia Alexander: julia@minnesotarecovery.org or 612-584-4158


April 28, 2016
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Metropolitan State University
700 7th Street East
St. Paul, MN 55106 United States
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