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We will be sending out regular emails with CoDA events, announcements, issues & CoDA business of interest to both specific regions & to the entire CoDA fellowship.

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Archived Messages

 

CoDA: Service Conference Is Coming Up Soon!

May 16th 2022 PDT

Dear Fellowship. You may have seen this email on the Group Service Rep List (GSR), but we are also sending it directly to our fellowship members, as not all intergroups have signed up for the GSR list. If you haven't heard, this year Voting Entities (VE's) will be able to submit motions to the CoDA Service conference (CSC) just like a World Service Committee. Is there anything your Intergroup, State Organization, Province, or Country would like to see changed? Now's your chance! VE Motio ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Searching For Professional Literature Editor

May 4th 2022 PDT

Dear Fellowship. The CoDA Board is in search of a Developmental Editor to assist our CoDA Literature Committee (CLC) in the development/editing of a new book, entitled Growing Up in CoDA: Becoming Emotionally Mature. The content of the book includes nine chapters, exercises, and member stories. Growing Up in CoDA expands the inner child and reparenting information that was included in our basic text, Co-Dependents Anonymous. The new book is meant to describe how the disease of codependency ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Representing Your Area At The August 2022 Service Conference

May 3rd 2022 PDT

Announcing Our First Hybrid CoDA Service Conference! (Internet And In Person) August 22-25 Rapid City, South Dakota And on the Internet! Representing Your Area at The CoDA Service Conference (CSC) What Is A Voting Entity? (VE) It is a region, state or country that represents the CoDA meetings in a given area. VE’s are each allowed to send up to 2 delegates. We are excited to share that our intent for 2022 and moving forward is to have a hybrid (Internet AND in person) CSC! The starti ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, May 7th. 8 AM PDT

April 28th 2022 PDT

CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees May 7th, 2022 Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am Pacific Daylight Time (Please adjust for your time zone) How To Join A Zoom Meeting: [1]https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-Zoom-meeting Join Zoom Meeting [2]https://zoom.us/j/96821037645 Meeting ID: 968 2103 7645 One tap mobile [3]+13462487799,,96821037645# US (Houston) [4]+16465588656,,96821037645# US (New York) Dial by your location [5]+1 346 248 7799 US (H ...Continue Reading

Have You Considered Doing CoDA Service At The World Level?

April 20th 2022 PDT

CoDA members, such as yourself, are a valuable asset to our recovery program! We would love you to consider joining a committee at the world level! It's a great way to give back and for you to truly make a difference! Many have personally found doing service to be a great way to learn to set boundaries and say no when we need or want to. Especially early on, some need to learn what limits are, and service in CoDA is a great way to practice in a safe environment. It’s also an excellent way t ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Face To Face Workgroup Minutes 3/20/22

April 15th 2022 PDT

CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees March 20th, 2022 Face2Face Workgroup Minutes Day/Time: Sunday - 8 to 9:30 am Pacific Time (Please adjust for your time zone) Attendance and order of Round Robin - Barbara, Faith, Katherine, Yaniv, Gail Absent: Florence, Joe. Legal Liaison: * [1]Thebookee.net site. Attorney taking care of this. * Copyright agreement for outside publications: Renamed: Audio Visual Release Form, still working on this. * Copyright updates needed fo ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference In August

April 10th 2022 PDT

Hello to the CoDA Fellowship! We wanted to give you a head's up regarding the 2022 CoDA Service Conference (CSC). CSC will be available both on the internet & in person in Rapid City, South Dakota, August 21 - August 25. More to come soon! Please watch this space on the coda.org website: [1]https://coda.org/world-service-events/ and please watch for more emails. In Service, Your CSC Prep Workgroup [2]cscprep@codependents.org You can review previous emails here: [3]https://co ...Continue Reading

CoDA's You Tube Channel

April 5th 2022 PDT

CoDA now has our own You Tube Channel! [1]https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0oWXZDpoVdKbyJ0YDh1zTQ/playlists For those more used to You Tube, You will find most of the CoDA audio files from codependents.org; + 4 unique videos, & the recent Ken & Mary R (our founders) workshop: [2]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2JefAJ_fok&list=PLEQVATeN2_2oOcfc8BxOLKda-PItabeXa&index=5&t=4s The Ken & Mary audio with photo is an upgrade, the CoDA Events Committee was able to remove some silences. ...Continue Reading

Proper Use of the CoDA Logo

April 1st 2022 PDT

[1]https://coda.org/proper-use-of-the-coda-logo/ This is the CoDA Seal; it is a registered trademark. Use of this mark is only allowed under a Trademark License Agreement, which agreement may allow customization by adding the name of an Intergroup or Voting Entity to the outside perimeter of the seal and/or translation of the words within the circle other than “CoDA”. No other changes are permitted. Please contact [2]board@coda.org. CoDA groups may use the following seals on their letterhead ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes 3/5/22

March 28th 2022 PDT

CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees Minutes March 5th, 2022 Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am Pacific Time Acknowledging that we are all here for our personal recovery. The mission of the CoDA Board of Trustees is to ensure the longevity and fiscal health of the organization, to support the Fellowship’s ongoing service work, to promote CoDA unity and to reach the still suffering codependents. OPENING Attendance and order of round robin - Barbara, Faith, Florence, Joe, Katherine, Yaniv, ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Face To Face Workgroup Minutes 2/20/22

March 26th 2022 PDT

CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees February 20th, 2022 Face2Face Workgroup Minutes Day/Time: Sunday - 8 to 9:30 am Pacific Time (Please adjust for your time zone) Attendance and order of Round Robin - Barbara, Faith, Florence, Katherine, Gail Absent: Joe, Yaniv. MOTION to approve Minutes for Public Board Meeting on February 5th, 2022 [1]https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yBRos-B99a6OVpk8HlyCXWup9oggibhj/edit Website: * [2]CoDA.org update - updates by Web Liaison: ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, April 2nd, 8 AM PDT

March 25th 2022 PDT

CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees April 2nd, 2022 Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am Pacific Daylight Time (Please adjust for your time zone) Join Zoom Meeting [1]https://zoom.us/j/96821037645 Meeting ID: 968 2103 7645 One tap mobile [2]+13462487799,,96821037645# US (Houston) [3]+16465588656,,96821037645# US (New York) Dial by your location [4]+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) [5]+1 646 558 8656 US (New York) [6]+1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) [7]+1 253 215 878 ...Continue Reading

CoDA: New Help Resource For Meetings

March 12th 2022 PDT

CoDA Meetings Have Questions; the CoDA Meeting Handbook Has Answers Lately, the CoDA Board has been fielding a number of questions from CoDA meetings. Often, the answers can be found in the CoDA Meeting Handbook: [1]https://coda.org/wp-content/uploads/FSM-Part-2-Meeting-Handbook.pdf While Tradition 4 tells us CoDA meetings are autonomous {“Each group should remain autonomous except in matters affecting other groups or CoDA as a whole.”), there are certain best practices that are highly reco ...Continue Reading

CoDA: 24 Hour Event June 25-26 Noon Eastern Time

March 9th 2022 PDT

A group of members would like to put on a 24 Hour World CoDA Event: speakers/workshops around the clock. Right now we are asking for members to sign up to do service to get this going. Flyer: [1]https://www.codependents.org/24.pdf Sign Up: [2]https://trimurl.co/trH42j Questions:[3] sarajess@me.com You can review previous emails here: [4]https://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ If you have a friend who would like to subscribe, please have them go here: [5]htt ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Co-NNections Call For New Submissions

March 6th 2022 PDT

Call For New Submissions! Have Weekly Readings and Meeting in Print been helpful or thought-provoking for you? Consider submitting your story and sharing your insight with other CoDA members! How has CoDA changed your life? Sharing your experience, strength and hope may help thousands of codependents still suffering. Everybody in CoDA has a recovery story to tell. Please email:[1] connections@coda.org Some Possible Topics: (Could include, but not limited to!) 1. Sharing Strength ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, March 5th, 8 AM PST

March 2nd 2022 PDT

CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees March 5th, 2021 Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am Pacific Time (Please adjust for your time zone) Join Zoom Meeting [1]https://zoom.us/j/96821037645 Meeting ID: 968 2103 7645 One tap mobile [2]+13462487799,,96821037645# US (Houston) [3]+16465588656,,96821037645# US (New York) Dial by your location [4]+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) [5]+1 646 558 8656 US (New York) [6]+1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) [7]+1 253 215 8782 US (Tac ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Sponsors Needed for H&I

March 2nd 2022 PDT

Interested in stepping up your recovery? CoDA’s Hospitals and Institutions committee has a sponsorship program for inmates. The aim of sponsoring is to guide the sponsee confined to a prison or institution through CoDA’s steps and traditions. We are desperate to have CoDA members who are willing to sponsor including Spanish speakers. All correspondence is done by US Mail. Anonymity is maintained. For more information and application, go to: [1]https://coda.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Sponsor ...Continue Reading

CoDA's Email Team Is Looking For Volunteers

February 26th 2022 PDT

Communication Committee’s Email Team Subcommittee is looking for Volunteers! Are you looking to do service for the fellowship? We are looking for your help! The CET (CoDA Email Team) subcommittee of the Communication Committee is looking for people interested in responding to emails with questions from CoDA members or new people looking for a meeting. See the description of the committee here: [1]https://coda.org/service-info/communications-committee-main-page/ The CoDA Email Team (CET) ...Continue Reading

CoDA's Local Events Calender and Emails

February 23rd 2022 PDT

Here is a general guide for getting your local CoDA event listed on the CoDA website & on our quarterly events emails: First in keeping with the traditions it must be sponsored by an entity of Codependents Anonymous (meeting, intergroup, state organization, etc) & not by a professional counselor, church group, etc Please either go to [1]https://coda.org/calendar/ and click on"Add Event", which should bring up an email to send to our Web Liaison. Or........... On some we ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes 2/5/22

February 22nd 2022 PDT

CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees Minutes February 5th, 2022 Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am Pacific Time Acknowledging that we are all here for our personal recovery. The mission of the CoDA Board of Trustees is to ensure the longevity and fiscal health of the organization, to support the Fellowship’s ongoing service work, to promote CoDA unity and to reach the still suffering codependents. Attendees and Round Robin order – Barbara, Faith, Joe, Katherine, Yaniv, Darlene (IMC Chair - Chair ...Continue Reading

CoDA's You Tube Channel

February 21st 2022 PDT

CoDA now has our own You Tube Channel! [1]https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0oWXZDpoVdKbyJ0YDh1zTQ/playlists For those more used to You Tube, You will find most of the CoDA audio files from codependents.org; + 4 unique videos, & the recent Ken & Mary R (our founders) workshop: [2]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2JefAJ_fok&list=PLEQVATeN2_2oOcfc8BxOLKda-PItabeXa&index=5&t=4s The Ken & Mary audio with photo is an upgrade, the CoDA Events Committee was able to remove some silences. ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Twelve Service Concepts of Co-Dependents Anonymous

February 19th 2022 PDT

Twelve Service Concepts of Co-Dependents Anonymous ================================================== 1. The members of the Fellowship of Co-Dependents Anonymous, in carrying out the will of a loving Higher Power, advance their individual recoveries, work to insure the continuance of their groups and their program, and carry the message to codependents who still suffer. They may also collectively authorize and establish service boards or committees and empower trusted ...Continue Reading

CoDA: 13th Stepping

February 12th 2022 PDT

13TH STEPPING A member reported: “I watched a member of the opposite sex repeatedly use recovery to flirt with newcomers. No one felt comfortable speaking up and I thought it was wrong. “ “In recovery, manipulating another into a relationship, be it emotional, financial, or sexual, violates the core values and Twelve Traditions of our program. “Thirteenth Stepping” is a term used to describe this kind of unhealthy relationship. Thirteenth-stepping is harmful to both people involved and t ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, February 5th, 8 AM PST

February 2nd 2022 PDT

CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees February 5th, 2021 Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am Pacific Time (Please adjust for your time zone) Join Zoom Meeting [1]https://zoom.us/j/96821037645 Meeting ID: 968 2103 7645 One tap mobile [2]+13462487799,,96821037645# US (Houston) [3]+16465588656,,96821037645# US (New York) Dial by your location [4]+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) [5]+1 646 558 8656 US (New York) [6]+1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) [7]+1 253 215 8782 US ( ...Continue Reading

CoDA Fellowship Email - New Year Greetings

January 30th 2022 PDT

Greetings from the CoDA Board of Trustees, As we move into 2022, we wanted to celebrate everything we accomplished in 2021, and welcome in the New Year. Knowing we are all here for our personal recovery, the CoDA Board’s mission is to ensure the longevity and fiscal health of CoDA. To support our mission, we are concentrating on those things we believe will keep our Fellowship healthy and thriving including improving our website, making sound financial decisions, encouraging service by examp ...Continue Reading

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