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Refuge Recovery Zoom/Levine

Editor: So the call just finished; and I’ll give you my general over-all impression as a participant.

(1) About 100 people showed up to the call; the general consensus was that Refuge Recovery is determined to go forward with becoming a totally peer-led, democratic organization run by the local groups.

(2) Noah Levine is not on the Board of Refuge Recovery at the moment, though he has a right to request being re-seated on the Board. The general consensus is that Refuge Recovery wants to remain independent of Noah and his concerns, and completely own the brand, the program and the literature.

One thing I learned from this call is that Jean Tuller, Exec. Dir. and Chris Cavanaugh, Acting Chair of the Board, are highly competent and dedicated people who are steering the organization through this very difficult time and setting the right course.

There’s not much more to say from my perspective as a participant, and I’ll defer to a summary of the meeting from Chris Cavanaugh and Jean Tuller that will be published later this week.

There is a second Zoom call that will be held on Thursday night, 7 PM Pacific time, 10 PM Eastern time.

[Editor: the Board of Refuge Recovery had a Board meeting on the situation with Noah Levine and are hosting two Zoom conference calls, on Tues. Aug. 28 and Thurs. Aug. 30, to discuss the Board’s decision regarding this matter.]

Hi Sangha- Christopher Kavanaugh and I will be hosting two Zoom videoconferences this week. These are to support our sangha and respond to questions as best we can. May all beings be at ease. Jean Tuller

Details are as follows:
1) Time: Aug 28, 2018 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/197216718.
Or iPhone one-tap :
US: +16465588656,,197216718# or +16699006833,,197216718#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 646 558 8656 or +1 669 900 6833
Meeting ID: 197 216 718
International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/blE20i55

2) Time: Aug 30, 2018 7:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/369254581.
Or iPhone one-tap :
US: +16699006833,,369254581# or +16465588656,,369254581#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 558 8656
Meeting ID: 369 254 581
International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/deu2S6WOd

2 comments on “Refuge Recovery Zoom/Levine

  1. Shaun (if you were the Shaun in Chat), you made a lot of great points and I hope there is somewhere, other than Facebook, where the community can continue the discussion about our future.

  2. Shaun Bartone

    Thanks Paul. Overall, I’m really happy with the way the call went. Jean & Chris are steering the group in the right direction.

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