Brown Bag Advocacy 

Community lunch & learn

Want to learn more about advocacy and community engagement but are short on time?

We invite you to grab your lunch and join us for our virtual lunch hour educational series.

We typically meet on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Sessions will occur over the lunch (noon) hour and cover a range of topics.

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August 2022: Housing Choice and Housing First models.

Join us on Wednesday, August 24th for a very informative and what will be a lively discussion. Zoom link

May 2022: Time to talk money- Economics of running a recovery home

Date: Wednesday, May 18th Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm CT Topic: Economics of running a recovery home Location: Zoom Meeting (link) click link to register in advance. Whether you are looking to learn something new or have experience to share, please join us for a lively…

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April 2022: Breaking free of the past: Expunction, Non Disclosure & More

Date: Wednesday, April 20th Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm CT Topic: Breaking free of the past: Expunction, Non Disclosure & More  Location: Zoom Meeting (click here for link) Too often we hear of people in recovery struggling to find meaningful employment and safe housing due old…

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March 2022: Texas Votes Recovery!

Date: Wednesday, March 16th Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm CT Topic: The mysteries of Voting (eligibility, registering and your impact) Location: Click here for session video Ever wonder how your vote makes a difference? Want to know more about voting eligibility and how to register? We…

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Feb 2022: Advocating with Equity

Date: Wednesday, February 16th Time: 12:00pm to 1:00pm CT Topic: Advocating with Equity Miss the session? Click here for the video! We are excited to have Dr. Ashley Stewart speak to us this month about how we can be sure to advocate with equity.  …

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Jan 2022: Patient Brokering, Fraudulent Billing & Deceptive Marketing

Date: Wednesday, January 26th Topic: Patient Brokering, Fraudulent Billing and Deceptive Marketing practices Location: Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 870 1602 4480 Passcode: 499838 Patient brokering (or body brokering) is a widespread issue that plagues healthcare. The treatment and recovery industries are not immune to…

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Nov 2021: Budget and Appropriations 101

Date: Wednesday, November 10th Topic: Budget and Appropriations 101 with Lee Johnson and Leela Rice with the Texas Council of Community Centers and Cynthia Humphreys with the Association of Substance Abuse Professionals. Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm CT

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