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CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #8

April 10th 2021 PDT

The CoDA Board would like to share the Twelve Traditions with the CoDA Fellowship. This is the 8th in a series of excerpts from the CoDA Workbook. We are in the process of sending you 1 tradition each week for a total of 12 weeks. Previous mailings can be found here:[1] https://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ You may want to enter traditions in the search box. The traditions are the foundation of our program & of our yearly Service Conference. Please note that a ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #7

April 4th 2021 PDT

The CoDA Board would like to share the Twelve Traditions with the CoDA Fellowship. This is the 7th in a series of excerpts from the CoDA Workbook. We are in the process of sending you 1 tradition each week for a total of 12 weeks. Previous mailings can be found here:[1] https://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ You may want to enter traditions in the search box. The traditions are the foundation of our program & of our yearly Service Conference. Please note that a ...Continue Reading

CoDA Literature Committee Seeks Volunteers

April 2nd 2021 PDT

The CoDA Literature Committee writes new pieces of literature for the Fellowship, including books, booklets, and pamphlets. Edits existing pieces, as needed, prior to re-printing. Requires good writing and editing skills, a minimum of two years working the CoDA program, and a working knowledge of Steps and Traditions. We welcome new members who love literature. Please contact [1]literature@coda.org You can review previous emails here: [2]http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/ ...Continue Reading

2021: CoDA's Year Of Service

April 1st 2021 PDT

2021: CoDA's Year Of Service At The 2020 Service Conference, A Motion was passed to declare 2021 the "Year Of Service". Did you know that most CoDA members are welcome in joining a committee at the world level? * It's a great way to give back and for you to make a difference! Some 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 grea ...Continue Reading

CoDA Email And Phone Teams Need Volunteers

March 30th 2021 PDT

Help Wanted! The Communication Committee is looking for volunteers willing to answer emails and return calls. Our Email team (CET) is needing 3 people to answer emails Friday, Saturday and Sunday (1 person for each day). The emails average 10 per day. Our C-Phone team is in need of one volunteer to return phone messages left on the CoDA phone line on Saturday. Messages average 3 a day. It is suggested that volunteers have at least one to two years in CoDA, working on the Steps and Tradi ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, April 3rd, 8 AM PST With Agenda

March 30th 2021 PDT

Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting ================================= Further to the email below inviting you to the upcoming Public Board Meeting on Saturday, April 3, 2021, here is the DRAFT Agenda for this meeting. --------------------------------------------------------------------- CoDA Board of Trustees Agenda April 3, 2021 Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am PT/10 am -11:30 pm CT & Guatemala/ 11 am-12:30 pm ET/12 Noon-1:30 pm AT/6:00-7:30 pm Israel Join Zoom Meeting [1] ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #6

March 28th 2021 PDT

The CoDA Board would like to share the Twelve Traditions with the CoDA Fellowship. This is the 6th in a series of excerpts from the CoDA Workbook. We are in the process of sending you 1 tradition each week for a total of 12 weeks. Previous mailings can be found here:[1] https://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ You may want to enter traditions in the search box. The traditions are the foundation of our program & of our yearly Service Conference. Please note that a ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call 3/6/21

March 24th 2021 PDT

Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc. Board of Trustees Minutes March 6, 2021 The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, March 6th by videoconference. Members in attendance included: Nancy O./Canada, Gail S./Nevada, Barbara D/NorCal, Faith J./Canada, Joe/Guatemala, Matt T./Texas, Yaniv/Israel, Chairs Forum Representative, Pam - CoNNections. Absent: Don B./SoCal CONSENT AGENDA Motion 1 - To accept Rev. 4 of the Feb. 6, 2021 Board Minutes. Moved: Nancy Seconded: Faith, Unanimous ...Continue Reading

CoDA Winter Internet Retreat 3/27/21 It's Not Too Late To Sign Up

March 23rd 2021 PDT

​ CoDA End of Winter Retreat 2021! Power of Connections through Loving and Healthy Relationships or Service March 27: 11am -5pm EDT, 8am-2pm PDT, 3pm-11pm GMT/UTC Virtual Workshops and Speakers: Free Registration via Eventbrite. Suggested Donation $10. After you register through Eventbrite you will receive additional instructions via email to register for the Zoom meeting. Agenda will also follow via email. Registration link: [1]https://2021codaworldretreat.eventbrite.com In Ser ...Continue Reading

CoDA: More Recovery Materials - Content Task Force Work Group

March 23rd 2021 PDT

In response to a Motion passed at CoDA Service Conference (CSC) 2020, the CoDA Board is inviting members who may wish to join others in identifying CoDA materials in use by entities around the world and not yet brought to the annual conferences. The aim is to expand the range of materials to enhance recovery by dealing with codependent behaviors not yet covered or by approaching them differently. CoDA will benefit by increased royalties and members will benefit from expanded resources. The g ...Continue Reading

CoDA: "Contact Us" Webpage Is Currently Down

March 23rd 2021 PDT

The "Contact Us" page on the CoDA.org website is currently not working. This is as a result of our recent migration to a new host server. We expect it to be corrected within the next few days. In the meantime, questions can be sent directly to the following emails, depending on what is needed. General Information - [1]info@coda.org CODA Board Information - [2]board@coda.org Website Information - [3]webliaison@coda.org Meetings Information - [4]meetings@coda.org I ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #5

March 20th 2021 PDT

The CoDA Board would like to share the Twelve Traditions with the CoDA Fellowship. This is the 5th in a series of excerpts from the CoDA Workbook. We are in the process of sending you 1 tradition each week for a total of 12 weeks. Previous mailings can be found here:[1] https://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ You may want to enter traditions in the search box. The traditions are the foundation of our program & of our yearly Service Conference. Please note that a ...Continue Reading

2021 CoDA Service Conference Internet Only Dates!

March 20th 2021 PDT

Save The Date! Dear CoDA Fellowship, The 2021 CoDA Service Conference and International CoDA Convention in Ottawa, Canada has been cancelled. If you are in need of a refund or have any other questions, please contact [1]iccregistration@coda.org. GREAT NEWS: The 2021 CoDA Service Conference (CSC) will be "virtual" (internet based), like last year. No travel time or costs! The dates for the actual Conference are Tuesday, July 27th - Friday July 30th. Delegate Orientation wil ...Continue Reading

CoDA.org Website Is Fully Restored!

March 18th 2021 PDT

Dear CoDA Members, The Coda.org website host migration process has been successfully completed and it is now safe to resume normal website operations. This includes new meeting registrations and meeting updates. We thank you for your patience over the past several days. In Service, CoDA Board of Trustees [1]board@coda.org You can review previous emails here: [2]https://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ If you have a friend who would like to subscribe, please have ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Suggestions To Keep On Line Meetings Safe

March 17th 2021 PDT

With many of our CoDA meetings moved to internet based video rooms & phone lines, by now you’ve probably heard of the “bombers” that like to interrupt meetings with their inappropriate behaviors. Here are some suggestions to help keep your group’s meetings safe. These are not 100% inclusive; it is best to research the help file of the provider or vendor that your meeting chooses. 1. Never use your personal meeting ID - Instead, consider generating a new meeting ID for your meeting. 2. ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #4

March 13th 2021 PDT

The CoDA Board would like to share the Twelve Traditions with the CoDA Fellowship. This is the 4th in a series of excerpts from the CoDA Workbook. We are in the process of sending you 1 tradition each week for a total of 12 weeks. Previous mailings can be found here:[1] https://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ You may want to enter traditions in the search box. The traditions are the foundation of our program & of our yearly Service Conference. Please note that a ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Website Updates And Temporary Moratorium On Meeting Updates/New Listings

March 12th 2021 PDT

Dear CoDA Members, The Coda.org website is scheduled to begin migrating to a new hosting service within the next 48 hours. We don’t know when the process will be completed, but we hope by early next week. As a result, there will be a temporary suspension of all new meeting registrations and meeting updates, as well as, general website updates until we notify you that it is safe to resume normal operations. The REGISTER NEW MEETING form has also been temporarily disabled. We ask that, until ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Across The Time Zones: New Year's Meetings

March 9th 2021 PDT

March 8, 2021 Greetings to all and thank you for your participation in the First ZOOM Across The Time Zones, New Year’s 2020 celebration. The AVM subcommittee invites your feedback on the Across The Time Zones New Year’s 2020 Meeting. Your direct feedback is invaluable to our coda mission. You are why we serve. Thank you for your participation and feedback as we develop future AVM programs. Gratefully in service, Communications [AVM] Audio Visual Media subcommittee * Please send your ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #3

March 6th 2021 PDT

The CoDA Board would like to share the Twelve Traditions with the CoDA Fellowship. This is the 3rd in a series of excerpts from the CoDA Workbook. We are in process of sending you 1 tradition each week for a total of 12 weeks. Previous mailings can be found here: http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ You may want to enter traditions in the search box. The traditions are the foundation of our program & of our yearly Service Conference. Please note that all mater ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #3

March 6th 2021 PDT

The CoDA Board would like to share the Twelve Traditions with the CoDA Fellowship. This is the 3rd in a series of excerpts from the CoDA Workbook. We are in process of sending you 1 tradition each week for a total of 12 weeks. Previous mailings can be found here: http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ You may want to enter traditions in the search box. The traditions are the foundation of our program & of our yearly Service Conference. Please note that all mater ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, March 6th, 8 AM PST With Agenda

March 2nd 2021 PDT

Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting ================================= Further to the email below inviting you to the upcoming Public Board Meeting on Saturday, March 6, 2021, here is the DRAFT Agenda for this meeting. --------------------------------------------------------------------- CoDA Board of Trustees Agenda March 6, 2021 Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:15 am PT/10 am -11:15 pm CT & Guatemala/ 11 am-12:15 pm ET/12 Noon-1:15 pm AT/6:00-7:15 pm Israel Join Zoom Meeting [1] ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, March 6th, 8 AM PST (RSVP)

March 1st 2021 PDT

Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting ================================= Dear CoDA Trusted Servants, You are invited to attend the upcoming public, online meeting of the Board, but please do let us know of your plan, as explained below. In service,Secretary. CoDA Board of Trustees Saturday, March 6th, 2021 online, 8AM Pacific Time ================================================== The Board’s public meetings take place online on the first Saturday each month at 8AM Pacific Time (California ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Recent Additions To Codependents.org

February 28th 2021 PDT

You may be familiar with [1]coda.org's sister site, [2]codependents.org. Originally created solely to be a home for the CoDA email lists, there is now much, much more on the site! This email is meant to guide you through the complete website with all the updates. First, the main index page is [3]https://www.codependents.org/ On that page, you're given 2 choices: English & Spanish (Español). This email is mostly about the English side, but briefly, the Spanish side inc ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #2

February 27th 2021 PDT

The CoDA Board and the CoDA Email List Coordinator would like to share the Twelve Traditions with the CoDA fellowship. We plan to email you excerpts of 1 Tradition each week for the next 12 weeks. The Traditions are the foundation of our program & and of our CoDA's yearly Service Conference. Please note that all material below this paragraph is taken directly from the CoDA Workbook & is Conference approved. While we are sharing it with the fellowship in the spirit of recovery and servic ...Continue Reading

The CoDA Donate Button Is Now Working!

February 25th 2021 PDT

Dear CoDA Fellowship, We wanted to let you know that the 7th tradition donate button on the upper right of coda.org is once again working. Thank you again for your patience! [1]board@coda.org You can review previous emails here: [2]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: [3]https://www.codependents.org/sub.htm[4] If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of t ...Continue Reading

CoDA Donate Button Temporarily Out Of Service

February 22nd 2021 PDT

Dear CoDA Fellowship, We wanted to let you know that we are aware the coda.org website 7th Tradition "Donate Button" is currently non-functioning. We are having an issue with changing contacts with our vendor. It may take a couple of days to straighten things out. And we can't fix the error message on the Donate button until that is set up. Thank you for your patience and for being a valued member of the CoDA Fellowship. [1]board@coda.org You can review previous emails here: [2] ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call 2/6/21

February 21st 2021 PDT

Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc. Board of Trustees Minutes February 6, 2021 The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, February 6th by videoconference. Members in attendance included: Nancy O./Canada, Gail S./Nevada, Barbara D/NorCal, Faith J./Canada, Joe/Guatemala, Matt T./Texas, Don B./SoCal. Yaniv/Israel, Michael WCC. CONSENT AGENDA Motion 1 - To approve Version 5 of the Board QSR4 2020. Motion 2 – To approve the combined Board QSR4 2020. Motion 3 – To approve Revisio ...Continue Reading

CoDA Literature Seeks 1-3 Page Submissions For New Publication

February 21st 2021 PDT

To all members of the CoDA Fellowship, The CoDA Literature Committee is asking for your contributions to a new piece of literature called Growing Up in CoDA: Becoming Emotionally Mature. The focus of this piece is on understanding how we are moving past our childhood problems by using the tools of the CoDA program. Most codependents know the feeling of being surprised by our own feelings and resulting behaviors. Many of us have, at times, felt like a child impersonating an adult, of feeling “lit ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #1

February 20th 2021 PDT

The CoDA Board and the CoDA Email List Coordinator would like to share the Twelve Traditions with the CoDA fellowship. We plan to email you excerpts of 1 Tradition each week for the next 12 weeks. The Traditions are the foundation of our program & and of our CoDA's yearly Service Conference. Please note that all material below this paragraph is taken directly from the CoDA Workbook & is Conference approved. While we are sharing it with the fellowship in the spirit of recovery and servic ...Continue Reading

Online CoDA Meeting News

February 14th 2021 PDT

Due to the closures of public buildings, and the precautions stated by infectious disease experts concerning the contagiousness of the COVID 19 virus, many meetings are either on hiatus or choosing to meet by video conference on one of many providers (SKYPE, ZOOM, Facetime. Freeconferencecall, Hangouts, etc.) or by phone conferencing. While CoDA world service will continue to update meetings, there will be a lag in accomplishing them due to the volume of requested changes. We are suggesting that ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, Feb 6th, 8 AM PST With Agenda

February 2nd 2021 PDT

Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting ================================= Further to the email below inviting you to the upcoming Public Board Meeting on Saturday, February 6, 2021, here is the DRAFT Agenda for this meeting. --------------------------------------------------------------------- CoDA Board of Trustees Agenda February 6, 2021 Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:15 am PT/10 am -11:15 pm CT & Guatemala/ 11 am-12:15 pm ET/12 Noon-1:15 pm AT/6:00-7:15 pm Israel Join Zoom Meeting ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, Feb 6th, 8 AM PST (RSVP)

January 31st 2021 PDT

Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting ================================= Dear CoDA Trusted Servants, You are invited to attend the upcoming public, online meeting of the Board, but please do let us know of your plan, as explained below. In service,Secretary. CoDA Board of Trustees Saturday, February 6th, 2020 online, 8AM Pacific Time ===================================================== The Board’s public meetings take place online on the first Saturday each month at 8AM Pacific Time (Calif ...Continue Reading

CoDA 12 Service Concepts

January 30th 2021 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 Board Minutes for Conference Call 1/9/21

January 22nd 2021 PDT

Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc. Board of Trustees Minutes January 9, 2021 The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, December 5th by videoconference. Members in attendance included: Nancy O./Canada, Gail S./Nevada, Barbara D/NorCal, Faith J./Canada, Joe/Guatemala, Matt T./Texas, Don B./SoCal. Yaniv/Israel, John R – Chairs Forum, CONSENT AGENDA Motion 1 - Approve an additional 1 hour of work @ $70/hr for the website developer to include the ID#, MEETING NAME (which we call ...Continue Reading

2021: CoDA's Year Of Service

January 12th 2021 PDT

2021: CoDA's Year Of Service At The 2020 Service Conference, A Motion was passed to declare 2021 the "Year Of Service". Did you know that most CoDA members are welcome in joining a committee at the world level? * It's a great way to give back and for you to make a difference! Some 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 grea ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, Jan 9th, 8 AM PST (RSVP)

January 4th 2021 PDT

Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting ================================= Dear CoDA Trusted Servants, You are invited to attend the upcoming public, online meeting of the Board, but please do let us know of your plan, as explained below. In service,Secretary. CoDA Board of Trustees Saturday, January 9th, 2020 online, 8AM Pacific Time ==================================================== The Board’s public meetings take place online on the first Saturday each month at 8AM Pacific Time (Califor ...Continue Reading

Happy Holidays To The Fellowship From The CoDA Communications Committee

December 24th 2020 PDT

On behalf of CoDependents Anonymous World Service, the Communication Committee wants to wish you all happy holidays and a healthy, happy New Year! * Thank you to every member of CoDA for your support and service commitment to the CoDA fellowship this past year. (We cannot recover in isolation; pg. 5, Traditionally Speaking booklet) * We are grateful for your devotion, 'trying to carry the message to other codependents' (pg 16 Sponsorship; what's in it for me) * We are grat ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call 12/5/20

December 19th 2020 PDT

Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc. Board of Trustees Minutes December 5, 2020 The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, December 5th by videoconference. Members in attendance included: Nancy O./Canada, Gail S./Nevada, Barbara D/NorCal, Faith J./Canada, Joe/Guatemala, Matt T./Texas, Don B./SoCal, Greg B/Minnesota Guests: KaGa - Virginia, Rob O - Boston, Ruth - LA, Terry D – Connecticut, Hamid – Iran, Claus CONSENT AGENDA Motion 1 - Approve to expand the Events Zoom acco ...Continue Reading

CoDA Christmas & New Years CoDAthon Phone Meetings

December 18th 2020 PDT

The 1PM Eastern USA CoDA phone meeting would love to invite you to extra Holiday Support meetings again this year. There will be a different host at each meeting with special themed CoDependents Anonymous topics for discussion and sharing. Of course, if the topics do not resonate with you please share your experience, strength, and faith related to your recovery. 712-770-4160 (USA based phone number) Pin 573762# Holiday Support Meetings Times (All Times Are USA Eastern Standard Time) Chr ...Continue Reading

CoDA: New Year's Eve Phone Meetings

December 16th 2020 PDT

The 7th Virtual Across the Time Zones New Year’s Eve CoDA meeting. Hello 2021, Goodbye 2020! Date: December 31, 2020 Time: 11:00pm-12:15am, (your time zone) Zoom registration/info required at: [1]CODA2021XTZ@gmail.com Email registration is required to receive meeting ID access, And phone numbers for audio only callers. Thank you for your support of coda safe meetings. All are welcome to join listen or share their recovery experience, strength and hope. Holiday stories, s ...Continue Reading

CoRe (CoDA) Publications Sale: 50% Discount Through Dec 31

December 9th 2020 PDT

Special Discount Available Until December 31, 2020 Order 4 Or More Of The Items Below And Receive 50% Discount At Checkout. Offer Can Only Be Applied to: CoDA Blue Book Pocket Edition (English Version SKU 1003) CoDA Blue Book Pocket Edition (Spanish Version SKU 1003S) In This Moment Daily Meditation Book (English Version SKU 1011) In This Moment Daily Meditation Book (Spanish Version SKU 1011S) Shipping & Handling will be added. Offer Expires December 31, 2020 [1]www.corepub ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, Dec 5th, 8 AM PST (RSVP)

December 1st 2020 PDT

Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting ================================= Dear CoDA Trusted Servants, You are invited to attend the upcoming public, online meeting of the Board, but please do let us know of your plan, as explained below. In service,Secretary. CoDA Board of Trustees Saturday, December 5th, 2020 online, 8AM Pacific Time ===================================================== The Board’s public meetings take place online on the first Saturday each month at 8AM Pacific Time (Calif ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call 11/7/20

November 24th 2020 PDT

CoDA Board of Trustees Agenda November 7, 2020 The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, November 7th by videoconference. Members in attendance included: Nancy O./Canada, Gail S./Nevada, Yaniv S./Israel, Barbara D/NorCal, Faith J./Canada, Joe/Guatemala, Matt T./Texas, Don B./SoCal; Rob O, Chairs Rep. Guests: Linda A /NorCal, Carole T/Canada; Gabrielle V. CONSENT AGENDA Motion 1 - That we approve the attached Combined Board 3rd Quarter Report for submission to [1]QSR ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Sad News

November 18th 2020 PDT

It is with heavy hearts that this message is sent to our CoDA Fellowship: Conni Ingallina, CEO of SOS Association Management Solutions passed away on November 15th, after her battle with an extremely aggressive form of cancer. Our condolences to her husband, son Zach and extended family and friends. Conni and her staff at SOS have provided CoDA with administrative support since 2013. The family will have private services in her memory based upon Conni's request. CoDA Board of Trustee ...Continue Reading

November is CoDA Gratitude Month

November 15th 2020 PDT

What is Gratitude Month all about? In gratitude to our Higher Power and to Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc. (CoDA), the 2014 CoDA Service Conference (CSC) has designated November as a time for individuals, local meetings, Intergroups and Voting Entities to give thanks for how CoDA has helped them to live life. Coda Service Conference (CSC) suggests that groups at all levels sponsor Gratitude Month by sending donations to the CoDA entities of their choice and/or by donating additional service to th ...Continue Reading

CoDA Arizona Internet Speakers Series Saturdays 1PM Mountain Time

November 14th 2020 PDT

CoDA Arizona Internet Speakers Series Saturdays 1PM Mountain Time Arizona CoDA is sponsoring a weekly Internet recovery speaker's series at no charge! [1]Please click here for a version of the announcement below with clickable links https://coda.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/flyer_saturdays.jpg You can review previous emails here: [2]http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ If you have a friend who would like to subscribe, please have them go here: [3]http://www.co ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, Nov 7th, 8 AM PST (RSVP)

November 2nd 2020 PDT

Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting ================================= Dear CoDA Trusted Servants, You are invited to attend the upcoming public, online meeting of the Board, but please do let us know of your plan, as explained below. In service,Secretary. CoDA Board of Trustees Saturday, November 7th, 2020 online, 8AM Pacific Time ===================================================== The Board’s public meetings take place online on the first Saturday each month at 8AM Pacific Time (Calif ...Continue Reading

Internet CoDA Convention 2020

October 25th 2020 PDT

VIRTUAL ICC 2020! CoDA will be hosting a one day Virtual International CoDA Convention (ICC) on November 21, 2020 11:00 AM EST – 5:00 PM EST. Please visit [1]https://2020-icc.eventbrite.com for more information and to register for the event. There is a suggested donation of $10. Schedule to be announced. We also looking for CoDA members interested in leading a workshop or being a speaker. If you are interested, email [2]events@coda.org to obtain a Workshop/Speaker Application. You ...Continue Reading

Making It A CoDA Meeting

October 23rd 2020 PDT

MAKING IT A CODA MEETING This Announcement is offered because there has been some discussion within the CoDA Fellowship about the use of the shorter version of the Welcome at CoDA meetings. Since before our electronic records begin, CoDA has required the four foundation documents to be read at every meeting, the Steps, the Traditions, the Preamble and the Welcome. The CoDA Service Conference in 2009, approved a shorter version of the Welcome as fulfilling that part of the requirement. We ...Continue Reading

CoDA: World Connections Committee Seeks Members

October 21st 2020 PDT

The Coda World Connections Committee (WCC) needs volunteers to: 1. Attend monthly Fellowship Development Activities (FDA) meetings; and 2. Help with international correspondence to foreign countries’ interactions involving FDA. Coda members with six months in the fellowship, and an appreciation for cultural awareness might be a good fit for this type of service work. Meetings are held the last Saturday of the Month via Zoom at 9:00 am PST, Noon EDT. Please Contact: The World Connection ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Hospitals & Institutions Request for Sponsors

October 20th 2020 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, please view & download the document at: [1]https:// ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Conference Motions Database

October 19th 2020 PDT

Motions Database for prior CSC's: To view the CSC Motions database, Please click on the link below. The login email and password are visible on the page. [1]https://coda.org/service-info/csc-motions-and-reports/ Thank you, In service, Gail S CoDA Board Vice Chair [2]board@coda.org You can review previous emails here: [3]http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ If you have a friend who would like to subscribe, please have them go here: [4]http://www.codepend ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call 10/3/20

October 17th 2020 PDT

CoDA Board of Trustees Public Meeting Minutes October 3, 2020 The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, October 3rd by teleconference. Members in attendance included: Nancy O./Canada, Gail S./Nevada, Yaniv S./Israel, Barbara D/NorCal, Faith J./Canada, Joe/Guatemala, Matt T./Texas, Don B./SoCal Guests: Marily B/NorCal, Pilar G – SPO, Hamid M; Staff: Anna CONSENT AGENDA Motion 1 - Move to accept the attached 2020 CSC Motion Summary. Motion 2 - Move that the Co-Dependent ...Continue Reading

The CoDA Communications Committee Seeks Members

October 14th 2020 PDT

The CoDA Communications Committee Needs your HELP! * Please consider 12th Step service opportunities available through the CoDA Communications Committee. Join one or all of our sub-committees! * Answer incoming emails, with the CoDA email team (CET). Our plan is to have each person only have to answer emails one day a week, if we have enough volunteers. * The CoDA phone group that returns incoming voice messages (Cphone). Our objective is to have you return cal ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Of Trustees Seeking New Members

October 11th 2020 PDT

CoDA members - Please consider doing service with the CoDA Board of Trustees. The board has so many things they would like to accomplish; however, we are limited with a board of eight. We are in need of people who have a few hours a week (around 10 hours coming up to CSC). We are in need of people who have a few hours a week (around 10 hours coming up to CSC). The Board is looking for CoDA members with financial, communication, bilingual and internet computer skills to help respond to the needs o ...Continue Reading

CoDA: 13th Stepping

October 10th 2020 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, October 3rd, 8 AM Pacific Time (RSVP)

September 29th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting ================================= Dear CoDA Member, ================= You are invited to attend the October Public CoDA Board Meeting on Saturday October 3rd 2020 (online) 8am Pacific Time, 11 AM Eastern Time, Noon Atlantic. ================================================================== The Board’s public meetings take place online on the first Saturday each month at 8AM Pacific Time (California time). * Next upcoming meeting: No ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Summary For 2020

September 24th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= To the Fellowship: Our first internet only service conference was a great experience, & allowed members from the entire world to be involved! We plan to continue the internet access in the future, including when we are able to meet in person again. Here is a full summary of the conference: [1]https://www.codependents.org/CSC/2020/2020.htm To see the complete text of any given motion, visit the [2]Conference Motions page and click on Online Motions Database. ...Continue Reading

Email Announcement From The CoDA Board

September 19th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= To the Fellowship: The Co-Dependents Anonymous Board of Trustees has unanimously decided to not implement CSC 2020 Motion Numbers 20030 and 20031 (Ad Hoc Committee Motions 4 and 5). Motion Number 20030: Replace existing chart of Co-Dependents Anonymous in FSM Part 1. Motion Number 20031: Chart of current legal and organizational structure to be added to the FSM Part 5. The Board’s decision is based upon legal advice regarding these two motions which is within the ...Continue Reading

CoDA Publications: Announcing CoRe Board for New Term 2021

September 10th 2020 PDT

Announcing CoRe Board for New Term 2021 Yvonne K. (NorCal) - Chair Addie M. (OH) - Vice Chair Chris H. (AZ) - Treasurer Madeline R. (FL) - Secretary Gerry B. (Canada) - Trustee Ritchard I. (Canada) - Trustee Kathy H. (PA) - Trustee [1]www.corepublications.org [2]info@corepublications.org You can review previous emails here: [3]http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ If you have a friend who would like to subscribe, please have them go here: [4]http:/ ...Continue Reading

New CoDA Board Officers Announced For 2020-2021

August 30th 2020 PDT

Dear CoDA Fellowship: CoDependent’s Anonymous (CoDA) held its first ever Virtual CoDA Service Conference the week of August 23-26, 2020. It was a wonderful experience for all who attended - delegates, trusted servants and observers - and it was a resounding success. The CoDA Board owes a debt of gratitude to all who contributed to the success of the Conference, without whom it would not have been possible - the CoDA Events Committee, the Email List Coordinator, the Webmaster, the delegates, the o ...Continue Reading

New CoDA Literature In Spanish

August 22nd 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] New Spanish CoDA Literature Available in 2020! CoRe Publications is pleased to announce some major additions to CoDA literature available in Spanish: En Este Momento, Libro de Meditaciones Diarias [1]https://tinyurl.com/Spanish-ITM --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Pelando la Cebolla --------------------- 2. Llevar el Mensaje: Vivir el Duodécimo Paso --------------------------------------------- 3 ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Interpretation/Translation

August 13th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= Interpretation/Translation The CoDA Fellowship encompasses multiple languages worldwide, and the CoDA Board recognizes that it is challenging for those who do not speak English to follow CoDA World events and activities, such as, the CoDA Service Conference, CoDA International Convention, Board meetings, and World Committees. Voting Entities and Intergroups already play an active role in translatIng CoDA literature, to carry the message of recovery to the still-suffering co ...Continue Reading

Virtual CoDA Board Face to Face Meeting #7, July 25, 2020

August 9th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= CoDA Board of Trustees Virtual Face to Face Meeting #6 Minutes Saturday, July 25, 2020 Attending: Don B/SoCal, Salle/NorCal, Yaniv S/Israel, Linda A/NorCal, Nancy O/Canada Consent Agenda – There were no Consent Agenda Items Old Business Motion to approve Minutes of meeting of July 11, 2020 was passed unanimously Nancy moved to approve the Board’s budget submission for next year. Don seconded, and motion was unanimously approved as submitted by the Treasu ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Time's Running Out To Share Your Group Conscience With Delegates For The 2020 Conference

August 7th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= The CoDA Service Conference (CSC) is only 17 days away! If your meeting, intergroup, regional or state CoDA Organisation wishe to share your group conscience with your delegate(s) regarding any 2020 issues, we suggest you do so soon! Other than 1 or 2 last minute additions the full CoDA Service Conference (CSC) delegate packet is out. There are several ways to get the delegate packet. You can download the most current version of the entire packet as ...Continue Reading

Announcement Update for Virtual CoDA Service Conference (CSC) 2020

July 25th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= Announcement Update for Virtual CoDA Service Conference (CSC) 2020 Monday, August 24- Wednesday, August 26- 11:00 AM EDT to 4:30 PM EDT We welcome all to our first Virtual ONLY CoDA Service Conference in 2020. World CoDA cares about the health and wellbeing of our Trusted Servants and Fellowship members. We are under extraordinary circumstances and we continue to adapt. The CoDA Events Committee in consultation with the CoDA Board of Trustees will be offeri ...Continue Reading

Announcement Update for Virtual CoDA Service Conference (CSC) 2020

July 15th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= Announcement Update for Virtual CoDA Service Conference (CSC) 2020 Monday, August 24- Wednesday, August 26- 11:00 AM EDT to 4:30 PM EDT We welcome all to our first Virtual ONLY CoDA Service Conference in 2020. World CoDA cares about the health and wellbeing of our Trusted Servants and Fellowship members. We are under extraordinary circumstances and we continue to adapt. The CoDA Events Committee in consultation with the CoDA Board of Trustees will be offeri ...Continue Reading

Virtual CoDA Board Face to Face Meeting #6 June 27, 2020

July 13th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= CoDA Board of Trustees Virtual Face to Face Meeting #6 Minutes Saturday, June 27, 2020 Attending: Linda A/SoCal, Don B/SoCal, Salle H/NorCal, Nancy O/Canada, Matt T/Texas, Yaniv S/Israel, Gail S/Nevada Consent Agenda Minutes June 20, 2020 Virtual F2F Board Meeting – Unanimously accepted via email. Motion to accept this Agenda was made by the Vice Chair and seconded by Nancy. All agreed OLD BUSINESS Clarification of expenditures on the website – In mid-F ...Continue Reading

You Can Observe The 2020 CoDA Service Conference On The Internet!

July 10th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= Dear Fellowship, Have you ever wanted to observe the CoDA Service Conference & see how CoDA conducts our business? This year, the entire Conference is going to be internet only, so it's a great opportunity to learn about CoDA while incurring absolutely no travel (or other) expenses! All you need to observe the CoDA Service Conference is a computer or smart phone. If you're interested, please register here at no charge: [1]https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-coda-servi ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, July 11th, 8 AM PST (RSVP)

July 8th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting ================================= Dear CoDA Member, ================= You are invited to attend the April Public CoDA Board Meeting on Saturday, July 11th, 2020 online, 8AM Pacific Time ================================================================ The Board’s public meetings take place online on the first Saturday each month at 8AM Pacific Time (California time). * Upcoming meeting: July 11th, 2020 Join Meeting onli ...Continue Reading

Virtual CoDA Board Face to Face Meeting #5 June 20, 2020

June 30th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= CoDA Board of Trustees Virtual Face to Face Meeting #5 Minutes Saturday, June 20, 2020 Attending: Linda A/SoCal, Don B/SoCal. Salle/NorCal, Nancy O/Canada, Gail S, Nevada Minutes June 13, 2020 Virtual Face to Face Board Meeting – Don moved, Salle seconded, unanimous vote to accept. Consent Agenda: Motion 1: Move to approve up to $220 + taxes to upgrade the Events Committee Zoom account with webinar features for the months of June 2020, July 2020 and August 2 ...Continue Reading

All 2020 CoDA Service Conference Motions Are Out

June 28th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= To the CoDA Fellowship, You can currently download all the CSC motions (including all revised motions) and the Voting Entity Issues that we've recieved. The motions are available in your choice of a zip file or individual motions here: [1]https://coda.org/delegate-package-2020/ If you'd like just a zip file it's also available here:[2] https://www.codependents.org/2020motions.zip. Please right click on the link and select "save as". There may be new Voting E ...Continue Reading

CoDA: 2nd Quarter Service Reports To Be Combined With Service Conference Reports

June 22nd 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= Given the timing of due dates for the second quarter's Quarterly Service Report (July 15th) and the Annual Report for the CSC (July 25th), those two items will be merged together, to be forwarded to [1]submitcsc@coda.org by July 25th. This year, the Annual Report will replace the Q2 QSR for the 2020 virtual CSC, as announced in the Minutes of the Board's June 6th meeting. The preceding message was from The CoDA Board Of Trustees, [2]board@coda.org You can review pre ...Continue Reading

Virtual CoDA Board Face to Face Meeting #4, June 13, 2020

June 20th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= CoDA Board Virtual Face to Face #4 Saturday, June 13, 2020 Minutes Attending: Nancy O/Canada, Don B/SoCal, Linda A/SoCal, Salle H/NorCal, Gail S/Nevada, Matt T/Texas, Yaniv S/Israel Move to approve Minutes June 6, 2020 Public Board Meeting – Seconded and unanimously accepted. Consent Agenda: Motion 1: Move that the CoDA Board approve up to $3,500 to have the website developers improve the overall functionality of the Meeting Search elements of the website, th ...Continue Reading

Correction: CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call 6/6/20

June 15th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= Linda A., the Board Secretary, apologizes for breaking some members’ anonymity in the Minutes of its meeting of June 6, 2020. This was unintentional. The Board hereby issues a version of those minutes that adheres to members' anonymity. CoDA Board Public Meeting Minutes June 6, 2020 The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, June 6th by teleconference. Members in attendance included: Linda A./SoCal, Gail S./Nevada, Yaniv S./Israel, Salle H./NorCal, Nancy ...Continue Reading

CoDA Fellowship Forum - June 27th, Noon Pacific: Writing For CoDA

June 13th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= The Board of Trustees of Co-Dependents Anonymous invites you to a monthly online Fellowship Forum Saturday, June 27th, 2020 at noon, Pacific Time Let's Talk About: Writing For CoDA Speakers: Mary I and Faith J - chair of the Co-NNections Committee Join Zoom Meeting[1]https://zoom.us/j/835627588 Meeting ID: 835 627 588One tap mobile+16699009128,,835627588# US (San Jose)+12532158782,,835627588# US (Tacoma) Dial by your location +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) +1 253 ...Continue Reading

The 2020 CoDA Service Conference Motions Are Out

June 11th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= To the CoDA Fellowship, Right now you can download a zip file of all the CSC motions; and the Voting Entity Issues that we've recieved. There won't be any late motions this year, though they may be revised for the next 15 days. This link is live now:[1] https://www.codependents.org/2020motions.zip. Please right click on the link and select "save as". Very soon the motions will all be available in your choice of a zip file or individual motions here: [2]https:/ ...Continue Reading

CoDA Guidelines for Digital Seventh Tradition

June 10th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= Guidelines for Digital Seventh Tradition Online meeting spaces make it difficult to “pass the basket.” Some groups have set up digital contribution accounts with services like Venmo, PayPal, Google Pay, etc. to deal with this problem. Now might be a good time to review an essential piece of Co-Dependents Anonymous literature, the [1]Fellowship Service Manual, part 2, pages 9-10 (“Where do we get funds?”, “What is a prudent reserve…”) Each group is autonomous and mig ...Continue Reading

Virtual CoDA Board Face to Face Meeting, May 30, 2020

June 8th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= CoDA Board Virtual Face to Face Meeting Minutes Saturday, May 30, 2020 Attending Board members were Salle H/NorCal, Linda A/SoCal, Don B/SoCal, Nancy O/Canada, Matt T/Texas. Gail S/Nevada and Yaniv S/Israel. Consent Agenda: Motion to add Gail S, Alternate Board Member, as a signer to the Co-Dependents Anonymous account at Chase Bank. Vote to accept was unanimous. OLD BUSINESS Motion to accept the revised Minutes of the Virtual Face to Face Board Meeting ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Is 100% Free This Year

June 4th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= To the CoDA Fellowship, As you have likely heard, this year’s CoDA Service Conference (CSC) is going to be internet only. We are very excited to share with you a benefit of this, is that as long as you have access to a computer with a web cam & microphone, there will be no cost for any recognized CoDA Voting Entity (VE) to attend. Smart phones may also be an option for delegates; we are not certain yet. If you represent a small area that has never been able to afford t ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, June 6th, 8 AM PST (RSVP)

June 4th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting ================================= Dear CoDA Member, ================= You are invited to attend the April Public CoDA Board Meeting on ================================================================ Saturday, June 6, 2020 online, 8AM Pacific Time The Board’s public meetings take place online on the first Saturday each month at 8AM Pacific Time (California time). Join Meeting online: [1]https://zoom.us/meeting/989911341/ ...Continue Reading

Virtual CoDA Board Face to Face Meeting, May 16, 2020

June 1st 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= CoDA Board Virtual Face to Face Meeting Minutes Saturday, May 16, 2020 8am -2 pm PDT Minutes May 2, 2020 Board Meeting Motion to accept revised minutes was seconded and accepted unanimously. Finance Requests Change budget reports to include all costs; ask staff to create a new report analyzing cost center as percentage of sales for past 5 years. Creation of such a detailed report will involve a great amount of staff time and, therefore, cost money. The Boa ...Continue Reading

CoDA Literature Committee Seeks Your Recovery Story

May 31st 2020 PDT

To all members of the CoDA Fellowship, The CoDA Literature Committee is asking for your contributions to a new piece of literature called Growing Up in CoDA: Becoming Emotionally Mature. The focus of this piece is on understanding how we are moving past our childhood problems by using the tools of the CoDA program. Most codependents know the feeling of being surprised by our own feelings and resulting behaviors. Many of us have, at times, felt like a child impersonating an adult, of feeling “lit ...Continue Reading

CoDA Fellowship Forum - May 30th - "Step 12 - Service"

May 22nd 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= The Board of Trustees of Co-Dependents Anonymous invites you to a monthly online Fellowship Forum Saturday, May 30th, 2020 at noon, Pacific Time Step 12 - Service Open forum discussion * NOTE: The Forums are recorded. * Those recordings will be posted to: [1]Fellowship Forum Recordings Please note, we don’t use video cameras during this event. WHEN: Typically Last Saturday of the month TIME: Noon, Pacific Time / 3pm Eastern Time, 4pm ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call 5/2/20

May 19th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= CoDA Board of Trustees May 2, 2020 Minutes The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, May 2nd by teleconference. Members in attendance included: Linda A./SoCal, Don B./SoCal, Gail S./Nevada, Yaniv S./Israel, Salle H./NorCal, Nancy O./Canada, Matt T./Texas Guests: Lou/Illinois-Finance, Vince, Jenni, Kim/Pennsylvania, Jeff, Hugh, Rob/Finance, Terry, Jim, Javier/Mexico, Maggie, Dave, Carole, Tom, Hamid/Iran, Angel/Florida, Jackie, David; Staff: Anna ...Continue Reading

Virtual CoDA Board Face to Face Meeting, April 25, 2020

May 8th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= CoDA Board Virtual Face to Face Meeting Minutes Saturday, April 25, 2020 8am -2 pm PDT Attending were Gail S/Nevada. Linda A/SoCal, Don B/SoCal, Matt T/Texas, Yaniv S/Israel, Salle H/NorCal, Nancy O/Canada. Visitors were Florence H/Maryland, the Events Chair; CJ the website consultant, Joan O/Arizona, Fellowship Services Worker and Carlos H/Colombia, webmaster. CoDA Service Conference and International CoDA Convention The Board considered whether to hold both ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Possible Exposure of Confidential Information

May 5th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] Dear CoDA Members, The CoDA Board of Trustees wishes to alert you to the fact that, recently, the call log of CoDA's English 888 phone number was tampered with. We assure you the Board is taking all necessary steps to protect members' anonymity, confidentiality and privacy. In Service, The CoDA Board [1]board@coda.org You can review previous emails here: [2]http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ If you have a friend who would like to subscribe, ple ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference New Dates

May 2nd 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] This morning at the monthly public board meeting the board passed a motion supporting the following items. 1. The CoDA Service Conference (CSC) will take place from Monday August 24 through Thursday August 27. Times to be announced at a future date. 2.The Board approves the decision for all reports to be written only, without oral presentation. 3. The Board approves no old business on the last day. 4. The Board raised another idea they feel unanimously about. If giving up or ...Continue Reading

Correction: CoDA Service Conference Submission Dates Postponed

April 30th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] Sorry, 2 corrections on the last email. First, the original dates including ICC were July 19-26, & Second, per the CoDA board the motions deadline is 60 days from conference. The bylaws change deadline is 75 days. More to come, & thank you for your patience & understanding. CoDA Board of Trustees [1]board@coda.orgCSC Prep Workgroup [2]cscprep@codependents.org You can review previous emails here: [3]http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Submission Dates Postponed

April 30th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] Due to the Novel Coronavirus pandemic, the Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) Board members have decided to postpone the July 19-23, 2020 International CoDA Convention and CoDA Service Conference (ICC/CSC). The current plan is to have it be a "virtual" Conference on the internet at dates to be announced. In line with that, we are also postponing the submission dates. The first one was going to be motions were due by May 5th. THAT IS NO LONGER THE CASE. Once the dates for t ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, May 2nd, 8 AM PST (RSVP)

April 30th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting ================================= Dear CoDA Member, ================= You are invited to attend the April Public CoDA Board Meeting on Saturday, May 2, 2020 online, 8AM Pacific Time ================================================================ The Board’s public meetings take place online on the first Saturday each month at 8AM Pacific Time (California time). * Upcoming meeting: June 6, 2020 Join Meeting online: ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call 4/4/20

April 27th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= CoDA Board Minutes April 4, 2020 The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, April 4th by teleconference. Members in attendance included: Linda A., Don B., Gail S., Yaniv S., Salle H., Nancy O.; Absent: Matt T. Guests: Lou/IL/Finance, Rami/Israel, Eleni/Brussels, Pacia/CA, Hamid/Iran, Michael/AZ/WCC, Corinne/KS, Yvonne/CA/CoRe, Kelly/AZ; Staff: Anna Consent Agenda March 7, 2020 Public Board Minutes approved. Note the following correction to the Lite ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference & Convention Postponed

April 25th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] Due to the Novel Coronavirus pandemic, after careful consultation with the Events Chair the Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) Board members have decided to postpone indefinitely the July 19-23, 2020 International CoDA Convention and CoDA Service Conference (ICC/CSC). We are exploring other possibilities for holding a virtual ICC and Conference. We will advise you of that decision as soon as possible.Thank you for your patience and cooperation, CoDA Board of Trustees [1]board@coda.org ...Continue Reading

CoDA: New Members On The CoRe Board

April 17th 2020 PDT

[1]www.corepublications.org The CoRe Board have recently been recruiting new members to strengthen the board and to replace those who are due to roll off at next conference. We are happy to announce two new members who have already started work and will stand for election at CSC 2020: Christine H – Arizona Ritchard I – Saskatoon, Canada It is not too late to join the CoRe Board as a Trustee or Alternate. If you think you may be interested, we are suggesting you join a concall boar ...Continue Reading

CoDA Publications: New Product in the Store - Thirty-four Year Medallion

April 15th 2020 PDT

[1]www.corepublications.org A New CoDA Medallion Available! Thirty-four Year Medallion The first Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) meeting was held on October 22, 1986 in Phoenix, AZ. The Thirty-four Year Medallion is now available for sale: [2]www.corepublications.org [3]info@corepublications.org +1 805 297 8114 You can review previous emails here: [4]http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ If you have a friend who would like to subscribe, please have them go ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Online Forum Sat 4/18 Noon PDT "CoDA Tools"

April 14th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= The Board of Trustees of Co-Dependents Anonymous invites you to a monthly online Fellowship Forum Saturday, April 18, 2020 at noon, Pacific Time When Life Gives You Lemons… CoDA Tools to Use. Speakers: Lisa B (Chicago), Marilyn K (Las Vegas) and Richard & Pamela W (Florida) * NOTE: The Forums are recorded. * Those recordings will be posted to: [1]Fellowship Forum Recordings Please note, we don’t use video cameras during this event. ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Support For When There Isn't A Near By Meeting

April 9th 2020 PDT

We're writing today to share 2 CoDA resources with you that you may not be aware of. Both are especially valuable if you live in an area with few meetings or even if you just feel like you need a meeting & there isn't one available at the moment. Most of us attend in person meetings; many of us have a sponsor & reach out to other members of the fellowship by phone or in person for support. Here are 2 additional options you may not be aware of: 1. The CoDA Alternative meetings. There are ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, April 4th, 8 AM PST (RSVP)

April 1st 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting Dear CoDA Member, ================= You are invited to attend the April Public CoDA Board Meeting on Saturday, April 4, 2020 online, 8AM Pacific Time ================================================================ The Board’s public meetings take place online on the first Saturday each month at 8AM Pacific Time (California time). * Upcoming meetings: May 2, June 6, 2020 * There will be no online meeting of the CoDA Board ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call 3/7/20

March 26th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= CoDA Board Minutes March 7, 2020 The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, March 7th by teleconference. Members in attendance included: Linda A., Don B., Gail S., Yaniv S., Matt T., Salle H., Nancy O.; Absent: Yaniv S. Guests: Debra/H&I, Dave S./PA, Hamid/Iran, Ana M.; Staff: Anna Consent Agenda January 17-19, 2020 Las Vegas F2F Board Minutes approved. February 8, 2020 Public Board Minutes approved. February 2020 motions approved: Motion 1 - Mo ...Continue Reading

CoDA Recovery Materials Survey

March 21st 2020 PDT

We Would Like to Hear From You - CoDA Recovery Materials Survey We are working to make CoDA Recovery Materials more accessible and feel that we need to hear from the fellowship so we have created an online survey. It is a short survey and asks questions such as: Which of these methods do you NOT want to use to purchase CoDA material? For new recovery materials: Which topic do you feel CoDA should make a priority? For new recovery materials: Which item should be put on audio first? Whic ...Continue Reading

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