Arc Hotel:

824 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20037 

Your home away from home will be the Arc Hotel, just a leisurely 0.2-mile stroll from the event space in the vibrant Foggy Bottom district. Discover this charming neighborhood


Youth Recovery Expo Location

George Washington University | Student Center | Grand Ballroom | 800 21st Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, July 9: Youth Recovery Expo

8am: Continental Breakfast

George Washington University Student Center

Grand Ballroom

800 21st Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052


9am-5pm: Youth Recovery Expo

George Washington University Student Center

Grand Ballroom

800 21st Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

(Lunch included)



6-8pm: Awards Dinner

George Washington University Student Center

Continental Ballroom

800 21st Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

Wednesday, July 10: Hill Day Congressional & Senate Visits

9-10am: Check-out ARC Hotel

10-3pm: Congressional & Senate visits 

Capitol Hill

Hill Day: Advocacy at the US Capitol

Get ready for a unique and impactful experience during YRE 2024 – Hill Day at the United States Capitol! This is your opportunity to be a part of the advocacy efforts that can shape the future of the recovery movement. Here’s what you can expect:

Scheduling Appointments with Officials:

Navigating the intricacies of Capitol Hill visits can seem daunting, but rest assured, we’ve got you covered. Ben Durgan, YPR Public Advocacy Director, will be your trusted guide to help make these appointments a seamless and impactful part of your YRE 2024 experience.

Engaging with Elected Officials:

You’ll have the chance to meet with elected representatives and senators, sharing your insights and stories about the importance of youth recovery.

Discuss critical issues, policy matters, and the positive impact of recovery support services with decision-makers on Capitol Hill.

Advocacy Training:

Don’t worry if you’re new to advocacy – we’ll provide you with training and resources to help you effectively communicate your message and advocate for change.

Gain valuable skills and knowledge about the legislative process, ensuring your voice is heard and your message is clear.

Making a Difference:

Your presence and advocacy matter! Your participation in Hill Day can contribute to policy changes that positively impact the lives of young people in recovery.

What to Bring:

Bring your enthusiasm, passion, and stories about the positive impact of recovery in your life and community.

YPR will provide a few talking points and key messages to convey to your elected officials.

A Memorable Experience:

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to walk the hallowed halls of the US Capitol, where history is made.

Capture the moment with photos and memories that will last a lifetime.

What to Wear:

For Hill Day, we recommend business/professional attire. Dressing professionally conveys respect for the importance of the issues you’ll be discussing with law makers.

Stay Informed:

Keep an eye on your email for updates and details about Hill Day, including meeting schedules and additional instructions.

Hill Day at the US Capitol is a remarkable opportunity to make your voice heard and advocate for change in the world of recovery. We look forward to your active participation in this crucial event during YRE 2024!

Join the Conversation on Social Media

Connect with fellow attendees before joining us onsite by using #YRE2024 on social media! If you’re heading to a session you’re excited about or have pictures with your friends and colleagues on-site, post them on social media and use the conference hashtag. We want to see you there!