CoDA Gender-inclusive Language Task Force

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Subject: CoDA Gender-inclusive Language Task Force
Date: November 15th 2022
Due to a Board 2022 CoDA Service Conference (CSC) motion, which was later withdrawn during CSC, the CoDA Board is creating a "Gender-inclusive Language Task Force". 
Background: This was originally due to a 2021 Canada Voting Entity Issue (VEI) that was submitted too late for 2021 CoDA Service Conference (CSC). Subsequently, a 2022 CSC motion was submitted by the Board, of which was later withdrawn. Post CSC discussions, the Board felt it best to create a Task Force (volunteers have already volunteered) 
From the Motion Summary:
  • Motion: 22051 Motion: CoDA Inc. will use gender-inclusive language, replacing all heteronormative language that excludes gender identities. This pertains to, though is not limited to: CoDA Inc. literature, documents, web site, media, and any future publications, whether by CoDA Resource Publishing, Inc (CoRe) or any other publisher.

Vote: Withdrawn.

Note: if you have interest in this motion, the Board is considering creating a Task Force. Please email if you are interested in participating.

You can view the full 2022 CSC Motions Database at:
Please email if you are interested in participating and mention in the email subject line "Gender-inclusive Language Task Force".
In service,
CoDA Board of Trustees



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