Addiction Treatment Starts Here – Final In-Person Learning Session

Date: Tuesday, May 14 & Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Location: Japanese american cultural & Community center 244 South san pedro street, los angeles, ca 90012

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Don’t miss our final gathering to celebrate your progress and accelerate your project’s momentum. Join us for an engaging 1.5 day in-person session, focused on MAT expansion, overdose prevention, and staff development and training. You will receive expert advice from coaches and network with your peers to build your plan for sustainability.

Who should attend this event

Each team is invited to bring up to four team members (representing your clinic and community partner). Grant funding is meant to offset costs of attending in-person convenings for your team members, including your community partner.

Registration guidelines: We recommend sending leaders (e.g. team lead) with decision-making abilities that can champion specific lessons learned. Please only register if you are confident you can attend.

Registration Deadline: Friday, April 19th


COVID-19 Policies/Procedures

We’re continuing to learn how to navigate this new phase of the pandemic with your safety in mind. One of our key goals is to make you, the event attendee, feel comfortable. To ensure that, we are asking all participants to adhere to the following safety protocols.  We will continue to monitor all conditions related to COVID-19 between now and the start of the event and may revise health screening protocols at our discretion. We will inform you of any such changes so you can properly plan ahead. Please let us know if you have any questions.

  • Masks: Masks will not be required unless they are mandated by local health ordinances. All participants are encouraged and welcome to continue wearing masks at their discretion. CCI will have available onsite both N-95 and surgical masks.
  • Social Distancing: CCI will provide participants color-coded accessories (stickers, lanyards, bracelets, etc.) to signal social distancing preferences.
  • Vaccines: CCI strongly encourages COVID-19 vaccinations for all participants attending in-person events. If you are not vaccinated for COVID-19 we ask that you wear a mask at the event. 

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The following is a draft agenda for planning purposes. We will provide a detailed participant agenda in advance.

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 – Day 1 11:30am – 12:30pm: Lunch and registration – Toshizo Watanabe Event Space at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center

12:30pm – 4:30pm: Content sessions

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 – Day 2 9:30am – 10am: Breakfast and connection – Toshizo Watanabe Event Space at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center

10:30am – 3:30pm: Content sessions



  • Arriving by flight: Hollywood Burbank Airport or Los Angeles International Airport (~16 miles to venue).
  • Arriving by car: Paid parking is available nearby at Joe’s Auto Parks/Sho Tokyo for $15 (rates may vary). Metered parking in Little Tokyo is also available and free after 8 pm.
    • Joe’s Auto Parks/Sho Tokyo Garage – Adjacent to JACCC/Aratani Theatre
    • 350 E. 2nd Street, L.A. 90012
      (213) 629-3263
  • Arriving by public transit:
  • Metro Line:
    • A or E Metro: Little Tokyo Arts District Station (8-min walk to venue)
    • J Metro Bus: Spring/ 1st- City Hall Stop (11-min walk to venue)
    • LADOT (Bus): 1st & San Pedro Stop (2 -min walk to venue)


For hotel deals, book through Expedia or

  • Hotel Miyako
    • 328 E. 1st Street Los Angeles, California 90012 | (213) 617-2000
    • $264 per night (not including tax and fees).
    • Walking distance (0.2 miles) from the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
  • Hotel Citizen M
    • 361 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA | +44 744 417 1707 (Text only, International Phone Number)
    • $229 per night (not including tax and fees).
    • 0.5 miles from the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
  • Hotel Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza
    • 251 S Olive St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 | (213) 617-3300
    • $206 per night (not including tax and fees).
    • 0.9 miles from Japanese American Cultural & Community Center.

Questions? Reach out to Lydia Zemmali