The staff and Board of Directors of the Chicago Recovery Alliance (CRA) are launching a search for the position of Executive Director. We explicitly encourage applications from people with lived experience of substance use, sex work, and/or incarceration.
Since America’s founding, our relationship with dependence has been fraught at best, fatal at worst. “Independence!” we cry, charging forth across a country we stole, armed with devices we cannot live without. The terms within which we discuss addiction have been moralized, medicalized, and politicized in waves for the past century. (CRA Director Greg Scott quoted in article).