Opioid overdose is a byproduct of institutionalized racial violence. In 2018, CRA launched an aggressive opioid overdose expansion initiative. It addresses institutional racism and structural violence by focusing on community care and resilience and preventing the trauma of avoidable overdose deaths.
The Financial Administrator (FA) is in charge of managing financial-related tasks for the Chicago Recovery Alliance (CRA). The FA performs budget and payroll transactions, maintains separate accounts such as discretionary and grant funding, prepares invoices and vouches for reimbursement by grant funds, monitors grant expenditures, manages daily accounting through QuickBooks, and maintains accurate financial records for tax-related purposes. The FA must follow company policies to process payments, approve money transfers, keep financial statements, review reimbursements, and approve purchase order requisitions. Additionally, the FA prepares financial reports, and collaborates with members of the CRA team as needed.