The Washington Recovery Alliance brings together people from all across the state. This statewide coalition has grown through the collaborative ideas produced during the WRA Summits.

First Summit

November 13-14, 2014Summit 1

At the first summit, the group of passionate individuals

  • agreed to be a coalition,
  • adopted a vision,
  • and formed a united front under the name “Washington Recovery Alliance”


Summit 1- 1

Second Summit

May 19-20, 2015Summit 2

Key results of the second gathering:

  • Endorsed recovery values
  • Created a governing structure


Summit 2-2

Third Summit

October 22-23, 2015Summit 3

Key results of the third gathering:

  • Created a dues structure
  • Added an Events Committee and a Fundraising CommitteeSummit 3-3


Fourth Summit

May  12-13, 2015

Key results of the fourth gathering:

  • Approved Bylaws for 501(c)3 application
  • Elected a new governance committee
  • Discussed in detail the legislative process in Washington State and how advocates can successfully carry a bill to fruition

Fourth Summit


Fifth Summit

November 10-11, 2016

Key results of the fifth gathering:

  • Approved a Recovery Coach Code of Ethics
  • Discussed the Recovery Database and the Advocacy Project
  • Discussed and formed the Recovery Housing Certification Work Group and Recovery Coach Work Group
  • Debriefed Education and Advocacy goals for 2017



…The next Summit is May 4-5, 2017 at Recovery Cafe Seattle!