Dora Dantzler-Wright, BS, CADC, NCRS, CPRS, RCT


Executive Director: Chicago Recovering Communities Coalition
35 yrs. long term recovery from substance use disorder and mental illness

  • 25 years’ experience in the field of alcoholism and substance abuse treatment and recovery.
  • 10 years’ experience in clinical supervision in residential inpatient treatment programs, outpatient services for women involved in the DCFS and Recovery Home settings.
  • 10 years’ experience in managing residential facilities
    Bachelor of Science Degree in Healthcare Administration 2001
  • State certified with IAODAPCA as a CADC, NCRS, CPRS and GCE
  • Current Board President of IAEC- Illinois Association of Extended Care
  • Property Management Certification Wilbur Wright college 2008
  • Guest lecturer at Aurora College – Drugs and Human Behavior
  • Local consultant to public and private sectors interested in setting up recovery homes and sober living environments
  • Founder – Chicago Recovering Communities Coalition is a nationally recognized 1ST (RCO) Recovery Community Organization in the state of Illinois. CRCC is a ARCO member of Faces and Voice of Recovery.
  • NARR- National Association of Recovery Residences -Diversity & Inclusion Workgroup
  • GLATTC Great Lakes Addiction & Technology Center – Advisory board Member (2019-Present)
  • CAARD- Center for African American Development Founding Board Member
  • BFBV-Black Faces Black Voices-Board Member