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What is the 2017 CLA Convention? It’s a CLA recovery event that is:

  • Interesting, informative, healing, and fun-filled
  • Multi-Day
  • International
  • Recorded (CDs will be available for purchase.)
  • Including: CLA speakers, panels, workshops, recovery meetings, fellowship, some meals and entertainment
We invite all members to attend the 2017 CLA Convention.
It will be held:

Saturday, August 26 and Sunday, August 27
San Jose State University Student Union
211 S 9th St
San Jose, CA 95112

  • Register to attend the convention and optional banquet here.
  • Get driving directions and transit options here.
  • Get the Fairmont San Jose Hotel group rate of $159/room for up to four people here.
  • Get more information about the Fairmont Hotel from the Accommodations Fact Sheet.
  • Meet the hotel’s reservation deadline for the convention group rate: July 25, 2017.

2017 Theme

“Building Bridges: Continuing the Connection”

Dates to Remember

Jul 1 (Sat): [DONE] Deadline to volunteer to speak at or moderate a workshop or panel

Jul 25 (Tue): Deadline for hotel reservation under the convention group rate

Aug 11 (Fri): Deadline to register and pay for your registration. No registrations are accepted after the deadline or at the door.

Aug 26 (Sat): 2017 CLA Convention (day 1) and optional banquet

Aug 27 (Sun): 2017 CLA Convention (day 2)


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A scholarship fund will be set up to help those with financial difficulties to defray the cost of registration and, when possible, other related costs. For a Scholarship Application, click here. To donate, click here to go to our store, click 2017 CLA Convention Scholarship Fund Donation in our store, and following the instructions.

More Information

  • Check this location periodically for updates.
  • Call (866) 402-6685 and leave a message.
  • Send an email to
  • Send a letter via postal mail to:
    PO Box 91413
    Los Angeles, CA 90009