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CoDA Board Minutes for Virtual Face To Face Meeting 8/14/21

September 15th 2021 PDT

CoDA Board of Trustees Virtual F2F Board Meeting Minutes August 14th, 2021 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 (8:00 am – 8:05 am – 5 min) Serenity Prayer - God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, coura ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Summary For 2021

September 13th 2021 PDT

To our Fellowship: Our second virtual CoDA Service Conference (CSC) was a great experience & allowed members from the entire world to be involved! 2022 CSC is scheduled for Rapid City in South Dakota (USA). We plan to go "hybrid" allowing those who physically cannot attend to attend the conference virtually. Here is a full summary of the conference: [1]https://www.codependents.org/CSC/2021/2021.htm To see the complete text of any given motion, please click on this link: ...Continue Reading

Sponsorship In CoDA

September 11th 2021 PDT

This is a resending of a message that originally went out on 3/13/11. It was written by the 2011 Communications Committee. [1]comm@coda.org SPONSORSHIP IN CoDA Sponsorship in CoDA is essentially different from sponsorship in other 12 step groups because of the nature of the disease of codependence. To be effective, CoDA sponsorship depends on the development of healthy boundaries on control issues such as advice-giving, care-taking, and rescuing. Giving feedback as sponsors, we can develop ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Tradition 11 Changed Interpretation

September 2nd 2021 PDT

At the recent CoDA Service Conference (CSC), some changes were approved by motion as to how we interpret Tradition 11. 1. Motion #21022 Social Media Anonymity Tradition 11 speaks to members of CoDA maintaining anonymity when representing CoDA to outside entities. Tradition 11 does not speak of recovery meetings, literature, virtual meetings, traditional face to face meetings, recovery conventions and recovery videos and audios. Tradition 11 does not forbid individuals from participating in r ...Continue Reading

Second Spanish-Speaking CoDA Convention

September 2nd 2021 PDT

CoDA World’s Spanish Outreach Committee is pleased to invite you to participate in the second iteration of its Convention. Those who attend will be able to meet, and share with, Spanish-speaking presenters from around the world. We hope that you enjoy the carefully chosen program that SPO has organized during this Year of Service. Information about the Convention, as well as how to register for it, can be found at: [1]www.divulgacioncoda.org/convencion/2da-convencion We look forward to seein ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, September 4th, 8 AM PST With Agenda

August 30th 2021 PDT

CoDA Board of Trustees Agenda September 4, 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]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 9 ...Continue Reading

New CoDA Board Officers Announced For 2021-2022

August 29th 2021 PDT

Dear CoDA Fellowship: CoDependents Anonymous (CoDA) held it's second Virtual CoDA Service Conference the week of July 26-29th, 2021. 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 obser ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Ken and Mary R 2021 Event Workshop Recordings

August 24th 2021 PDT

CoDA World Global Conversation with Ken and Mary on July 17th was a beautiful experience with so many people from so many different places and languages around the world. It really was a Global Conversation! Events is happy to announce that the Global Conversation recordings are now available for download. With gratitude to the Trusted Servant who volunteered to edit the written English transcript, both can be found here: [1]https://www.codependents.org/Ken_Mary/ Recognizing that there were ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Problems at a meeting? What do we do?

August 21st 2021 PDT

The following is an email we originally sent on 6/7/16 Problems at a meeting? What do we do? Many of us have experienced problems at a meeting but we don't always know what to do. Often we find discomfort in using our voice and need some guidance from the Experience, Strength and Hope of the Fellowship. Some problems many of us have experienced are, but not limited to: - 13th Stepping (romantic or dominating sponsors) - Prayers read not always being CoDA endorsed prayers - One person ...Continue Reading

CoDA Website Meeting Search Engine Issue

August 11th 2021 PDT

We are having technical issues with our meeting search engine. We are working on a fix, hopefully it will be soon. We are sorry for the inconvenience. CoDA World Service You can review previous emails here: [1]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: [2]https://www.codependents.org/sub.htm[3] If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of this email), please ema ...Continue Reading

CoDA 2021 Virtual International CoDA Convention

August 11th 2021 PDT

CoDA will be hosting the 2021 International CoDA Convention by Zoom on October 9th, 11am- 5pm EDT (-4 GMT) (8am- 2pm PT). We are looking for CoDA members interested in leading a workshop or being a speaker. Workshops typically are 1 hour to 1½ hours and Speakers 45 min to 1 hour depending on the number of applicants. The theme of the convention is “Celebrating CoDA Community.” The number of workshops and speakers will be decided once all the applications are received. We have the ability ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Virtual Face To Face Meeting 7/24/21

July 31st 2021 PDT

CoDA Board of Trustees Virtual F2F Board Meeting Minutes July 24, 2021 Attending: Nancy O/Canada, Don B/SoCal, Barbara/NorCal, Gail S/Nevada, Faith J/Canada, Matt T/Texas, Joe R/Guatemala. Not in Attendance: Yaniv S/Israel CONSENT AGENDA Motion 1 – Move to approve the July 18, 2021 Virtual F2F Board Meeting Minutes. Moved – Don, Second – Barbara, Vote – Yes, Unanimous OLD BUSINESS Website TimeZone Solution – Decision to go live as soon as possible with the new TimeZone Solution ...Continue Reading

Proper Use of the CoDA Logo

July 29th 2021 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 Hospitals And Institutions Committee Information

July 21st 2021 PDT

H&I Lights Newsletter of the Hospitals & Institutions Committee of CoDA Beam 7 July 2021 Have you ever been stuck? How did you feel when you got unstuck? Sharing the message of CoDA with residents of institutions often brings new freedom to them “I really am grateful & hopeful to what I have learned & how it’s going to affect my life, my relationships w/family, children, friends, & how important it is to be able to pass this on to generations after me.” From an inma ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Virtual Face To Face Meeting 7/10/21

July 19th 2021 PDT

CoDA Board of Trustees Virtual F2F Board Meeting Minutes July 10, 2021 Attending: Nancy O/Canada, Don B/SoCal, Barbara/NorCal, Gail S/Nevada, Yaniv S/Israel, Faith J/Canada, Matt T/Texas, Joe R/Guatemala OLD BUSINESS Minutes Virtual F2F Minutes June 26, 2021 * Motion: To accept the attached revised June 26, 2021 Virtual F2F Board Meeting Minutes. Move – Nancy, Second – Barbara, Vote – Yes, Unanimous Board Presentation – The Board reviewed and made changes to the CoDA B ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Virtual Face To Face Meeting 6/26/21

July 16th 2021 PDT

CoDA Board of Trustees Virtual F2F Board Meeting Minutes June 26, 2021 Attending: Nancy O/Canada, Don B/SoCal, Barbara/NorCal, Gail S/Nevada, Yaniv S/Israel, Faith J/Canada, Matt T/Texas, Joe R/Guatemala - (Partial Attendance) Consent Agenda Motion 1: Move to approve the TOTAL COST ESTIMATE: $1,432.50 - $1,561.13 to have the website developer provide a TimeZone Solution for all four meeting types (ie, phone, online, USA F2F and International F2F meetings) on the Coda.org website. Mov ...Continue Reading

CoDA: 2021 Service Conference Final Delegate Packet Is Out + Observing The Conference

July 14th 2021 PDT

Did you know that any CoDA member is welcome to observe the July 27-30 Service Conference at no charge? If you're interested, please go here: [1]VIRTUAL 2021 CoDA Service Business Conference July 26 -July 30 Registration, Mon, Jul 26, 2021 at 2:00 PM | Eventbrite then click on register, then select "observer" and finish your registration. We also want to let you know that the Zip file edition of the delegate packet for the 2021 CSC is complete. If you have not downloaded it yet ...Continue Reading

CoDA: CoDA & CoRe Boards Seeking New Members

July 8th 2021 PDT

Please consider doing service with the as a Board of Trustee for: CoDA ~ Codependents Anonymous Incorporated CoRe ~ CoDA Resource Publishing Incorporated CoDA Board of Trustees - Handles the daily business of CoDA, when CoDA Service Conference (CSC) is not in session. [1]Board@CoDA.org The CoDA Board membership is elected at the yearly CoDA Service Conference (CSC) for a 3-year term. After 2 years, the person can run for an additional 3-year term. No person can serve more than 2 terms. ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Update for Virtual CoDA Service Conference (CSC) 2021

July 7th 2021 PDT

Announcement Update for Virtual CoDA Service Conference (CSC) 2021 Delegate Orientation: Monday, July 26 2-4 EDT CSC: Tuesday, July 27 – Friday, July 30th from 11 AM – 4 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) Welcome to our second Virtual ONLY CoDA Service Conference (CSC) in 2021. 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 B ...Continue Reading

CoDA: You Can Observe the 2021 CoDA Service Conference Via the Internet!

July 5th 2021 PDT

Dear Fellowship, Have you ever wanted to observe the CoDA Service Conference (CSC) and observe how CoDA conducts our business? This year, the entire Conference is going to be virtual 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. Dates: Tuesday, 7/27 – Friday, 7/30 If you're interested, please register here at no charge: [1]https://2021codaser ...Continue Reading

CoDA: The 2021 Service Conference Is This Month!

July 5th 2021 PDT

The CoDA Service Conference (CSC) is only 17 days away! If your meeting, intergroup, regional or state CoDA Organization wishes to share your group conscience with your delegate(s) regarding any 2021 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. There will be a complete delegate packet as a zip here: [1]https://www.codependents.org/2021CDP.zip O ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Virtual Face To Face Meeting 6/12/21

June 29th 2021 PDT

CoDA Board of Trustees Virtual F2F Board Meeting June 12, 2021 Attending: Nancy O/Canada, Don B/SoCal, Barbara/NorCal, Gail S/Nevada, Yaniv S/Israel, Faith J/Canada, Joe R/Guatemala. Absent: Matt T/Texas. Old Business Email DRAFT re TEAM – The Board reviewed an email to send to Trusted Servants regarding the unauthorized use of Microsoft Teams within the CoDA Board MS Office 365 Account by some Trusted Servants. The CoDA Board MS Office Teams feature has been turned off since mid-March ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call 6/5/21

June 22nd 2021 PDT

Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc. Board of Trustees Minutes June 5, 2021 The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, June 5th, 2021 by videoconference. Members in attendance included: Nancy O./Canada, Gail S./Nevada, Barbara D/NorCal, Faith J./Canada, Joe R/Guatemala, Yaniv S/Israel, Don B./SoCal, Matt T/Texas CONSENT AGENDA Treasurer’s report/Financials JP Morgan Chase Checking $ 172,590.85 JP Morgan Chase Savings $ 220,378.51 National Bank of Arizona $ 10 ...Continue Reading

CoDA's History & The Email Lists

June 19th 2021 PDT

The following is a slightly revised version of an email we originally sent on 2/17/16 Did you know that a large portion of CoDA's history since January 2010 is available for all to review in the email list archives? [1]https://codependents.org/coda_email_lists.htm It includes every email ever sent on the public CoDA Email lists. There are 7 lists with differing content: 1. [2]General Announcements - What's new In CoDA & How do things in CoDA work? 2. [3]QSR - Our Quarterly Serv ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Virtual (Internet) Meetings

June 13th 2021 PDT

This is a resending of a message that first went out on 2/27/18. It's potentially even more useful today due to the current lack of in person meetings. 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 memb ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Virtual Face To Face 5/28/21

June 5th 2021 PDT

Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc. Board of Trustees Minutes May 28, 2021 Attending: Nancy O/Canada, Don B/SoCal, Barbara/NorCal, Gail S/Nevada, Yaniv S/Israel, Faith J/Canada, Joe R/Guatemala. Absent: Matt T/Texas. Old Business Approve Minutes of Virtual F2F Board Meeting May 22, 2021 * Motion – Move to accept the May 22, 2021 Virtual Face to Face Board Meeting Minutes. Move – Nancy, Second – Don, Vote – Yes, Unanimous Board CSC 2021 Motion Revisions due May 28, 2021 * ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, June 5, 8 AM PST With Agenda

May 31st 2021 PDT

Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting ================================= Further to the email below inviting you to the upcoming Public Board Meeting on Saturday, June 5, 2021, here is the DRAFT Agenda for this meeting. --------------------------------------------------------------------- CoDA Board of Trustees Agenda June 5, 2021 Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:15 am PT 9-10:15 am Guatemala/ 10 am -11:15 am CT/11 am-12:15 pm ET/ 12 Noon-1:15 pm AT/6:00-7:15 pm Israel Join Zoom Mee ...Continue Reading

All 2021 CoDA Service Conference Motions Are Out

May 29th 2021 PDT

To the CoDA Fellowship, You can download all the CSC motions (including all revised motions) and the Voting Entity Issues that we've received. The motions are available in your choice of a zip file or individual motions here:[1] https://coda.org/delegate-package-2021/ If you'd like one zip file with all the motions included, it's also available here: [2]https://www.codependents.org/2021_Motions.zip. Please right click on the link and select "save as". There may be new Voting En ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Virtual Face To Face 5/8/21

May 24th 2021 PDT

Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc. Board of Trustees Minutes May 8, 2021 Attending: Nancy O/Canada, Don B/SoCal, Barbara/NorCal, Gail S/Nevada, Matt T/Texas, Yaniv S/Israel, Faith J/Canada, Joe R/Guatemala Old Business Board Motions for CSC 2021 - The Board voted unanimously to submit 5 Motions to the 2021 CoDA Service Conference. Nancy will send those to [1]submitcsc@coda.org on behalf of the Board within the next few days. Board of Trustee Application and Fellowship Service Manual (FSM ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call 5/1/21

May 24th 2021 PDT

Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc. Board of Trustees Minutes May 1, 2021 The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, May 1st. by videoconference. Members in attendance included: Nancy O./Canada, Gail S./Nevada, Barbara D/NorCal, Faith J./Canada, Joe R/Guatemala, Yaniv S/Israel, Don B./SoCal. Representing Chairs Forum: Rob O. CONSENT AGENDA Motion 1 – To accept the attached Combined Board Q1 2021 QSR. Motion 2 – Move to accept the attached Rev 4 of the April 3, 2021 Board Min ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Tradition 7 error discovered

May 18th 2021 PDT

The Board is grateful to a member of our fellowship who pointed out an error in some of the printed and virtual versions of Tradition 7. Tradition 7. Every CoDA group ought to be fully self supporting, declining outside contributions. Some versions have, A CoDA group ought to be fully self supporting, declining outside contributions. Our Web Liaison made the corrections to the website. And our CoDA Literature Committee will make the corrections prior to the next printing of the affected CoD ...Continue Reading

The CoDA Service Conference Motions Are Out

May 18th 2021 PDT

You can download a zip file of all the CoDA Service Conference (CSC) motions; and the Voting Entity Issues (VEI) that we've received. There may be some revised motions for the next 10 days. To download all motions in a zip file, please go to: [1]https://www.codependents.org/2021_Motions.zip. Please right click on the link and select "save as". Or if you prefer to download each motion individually, please go here:[2] https://coda.org/delegate-package-2021/ The motions start about 1/2 ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #12

May 8th 2021 PDT

This is the 12th 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 or tradition # in the search box. The traditions are the foundation of our program & of our yearly Service Conference. Please note that all material below this paragraph is taken directly from the CoDA Workbo ...Continue Reading

CoDA Winter Retreat Recovery Recordings Now Available!

May 7th 2021 PDT

CoDA World End of Winter Retreat 2021 Recordings Are Now Available! We're happy to announce that the Winter Retreat recordings are now available for download here: [1]https://www.codependents.org/Events_Winter_Retreat/index.htm In Service, Your CoDA Events Committee [2]events@coda.org You can review previous emails here: [3]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: [4]https://www.codepende ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #11

May 3rd 2021 PDT

This is the 11th 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 all material below this paragraph is taken directly from the CoDA Workbook & is Con ...Continue Reading

Proper Use of the CoDA Logo

April 28th 2021 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 Meeting, Sat, May 1, 8 AM PST With Agenda

April 27th 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 May 1, 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]ht ...Continue Reading

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

April 26th 2021 PDT

Given the timing of due dates for the second quarter’s Quarterly Service Report (July 15th) and the Annual Report for the CoDA Service Conference (June 27th), those two items will be merged together, to be forwarded to[1] submitcsc@coda.org by June 27th. This year, the Annual Report will replace the Q2 Quarterly Service Report for the 2021 Virtual CoDA Service Conference, as decided at the April 3, 2021 Board Meeting. In Service, CoDA Board of Trustees [2]board@coda.org You can revie ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #10

April 24th 2021 PDT

The CoDA Board would like to share the Twelve Traditions with the CoDA Fellowship. This is the 10th 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 ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call 4/3/21

April 21st 2021 PDT

Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc. Board of Trustees Minutes April 3, 2021 The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, April 3rd. by videoconference. Members in attendance included: Nancy O./Canada, Gail S./Nevada, Barbara D/NorCal, Faith J./Canada, Joe R/Guatemala, Matt T./Texas, Yaniv S/Israel, Don B./SoCal. Representing Chairs Forum: Jay G/Outreach Committee CONSENT AGENDA Motion 1 – To adopt the Events plan for CSC/ICC for 2021: 1. We will not hold ICC the same week, i ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #9

April 17th 2021 PDT

The CoDA Board would like to share the Twelve Traditions with the CoDA Fellowship. This is the 9th 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: Our New Management Company!

April 13th 2021 PDT

The CoDA Board is pleased to announce to the Fellowship that we have successfully hired and transitioned to a new management company “Meetings & Concierges Source, LLC" (MCS). This was necessary as a result of the unexpected passing of the owner and CEO of our previous management company, "SOS Associate Management Solutions". We were also fortunate to contract with our previous Bookkeeper as an independent contractor who has seamlessly continued to maintain our financial record ...Continue Reading

2021 CoDA Internet Service Conference Dates

April 12th 2021 PDT

The 2021 CoDA Service Conference (CSC) will take place from Tuesday, July 27 through Friday July 30. Times to be announced at a future date. As in 2020, CSC will be virtual (Internet) only, which means any member can attend at no charge! Hopefully the virtual nature of the conference will allow many more non USA delegates to attend. Because of the many time zones involved the Board and the Events Committee feel that shorter days would be of the most benefit to folks in different time zones. ...Continue Reading

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

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