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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

CoDA MEETING NEWS – COVID-19

March 20th 2020 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 Replies to Members' Inquiries about Corona Virus

March 14th 2020 PDT

CoDA Board Response to Inquiries from Local Meetings and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) As recovering codependents, the principles of Self-Care and having Healthy Relationships are central to our recovery. The Board advises all meetings to follow the advice of local infectious disease experts. There are on-line and phone meetings available at [1]https://coda.org/find-a-meeting/. If your Home Group meeting is cancelled due to Coronavirus, consider starting a phone meeting using one of the many on ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Great news for Phone and Online groups

March 12th 2020 PDT

Great news for Phone and Online groups You can now designate the time zone for your meeting. * Please go to [1]www.coda.org to update your group*. After you specify your meeting's time zone, you will see an improvement in the information provided. * While updating the information for your group, you can also make some choices as to the specific Focus of your group, to attract possible members. * To update an existing meeting, [2]CLICK HERE, search for the m ...Continue Reading

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

March 4th 2020 PDT

Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting Saturday, March 7, 2020 online The Board’s public meetings occur on the first Saturday each month at 8AM Pacific Time (California time). * April 4, May 2, June 6, 2020 * There will be no online meeting of the CoDA Board in July, because Board members will take part in the CoDA Service Conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Join Meeting online: [1]https://zoom.us/meeting/989911341/ or Join Meeting via phone in two ways: * One tap mo ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call 2/8/19

March 1st 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= CoDA Board Minutes February 8, 2020 The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, February 8th by teleconference. Members in attendance included: Linda A., Don B., Gail S., Yaniv S., Matt T., Salle H., Nancy O.; Guests: Danielle S./AZ, KaGa/Communications; Staff: Anna Approval of January 17-19, 2020 Public F2F Board Meeting – some small changes still need to be made. Matter deferred. Consent Agenda January 2020 motions approved Motion 1 – Motion tha ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Service Positions at CoDA Meetings

February 29th 2020 PDT

The following is a 2017 revised version of an email we originally sent on 4/30/14 (Taken from the Meeting Handbook ) The Fellowship of CoDA has the responsibility of determining, through its group conscience, the service work to be performed, and the best manner to perform such work. Decisions about service work in the Fellowship and all CoDA affairs are made through the group conscience decision making process. All those who volunteer to do service work for CoDA by serving on committee ...Continue Reading

THE NEW CODA WEBSITE IS “LIVE”!!

February 18th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= The CoDA Board of Trustees is thrilled to announce that our long-awaited new WordPress website is now live!! The new website has been in development since 2017 involving numerous hours of work by many CoDA trusted servants. The website developer has delivered a secure and colourful website that is welcoming to newcomers, and that is also practical and user-friendly for our trusted servants. Over the past two months, Board members have manually updated the new website with ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for In Person Meeting 1/17/20 - 1/20/19

February 15th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= Minutes CoDA Board F2F Meeting Las Vegas, Nevada The Board of Trustees met face to face from Friday, January 17th through Sunday, June 19th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Members in attendance: Nancy O, Don B., Salle H., Matt T., Linda A., Gail S. and Yaniv S. Friday, January 17, 2020 Linda volunteered to take the minutes Executive Session to discuss confidential items Review of Board Bylaws and Policy & Procedures Manual – assigned to Don Saturday, January 1 ...Continue Reading

Printable Flyer For The CoDA February Forum - 12 Service Concepts Sat 2/29/20 Noon PST

February 9th 2020 PDT

For a more attractive, printable version of the announcement we just sent out, please right click here: [1]http://www.codependents.org/Feb_FF_For_Printing.pdf, And select "save as". We hope you'll share it with your meetings! In service, CoDA Email List Coordinator [2]codalist@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 ...Continue Reading

CoDA February Forum - 12 Service Concepts Sat 2/29/20 Noon PST

February 9th 2020 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= [IMAGE] [IMAGE] ======= SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2020 When : 12:00 noon PST (3:00 pm EST, 4:00 pm ATL) “THE TWELVE SERVICE CONCEPTS” SPIRITUAL GUIDELINES, ALIVE & STRONG, FOR ALL CoDA MEMBERS! ----------------------------------------------------------- LISTEN TO & PARTICIPATE WITH: EXPERIENCE, STRENGTH, AND HOPE FROM … [IMAGE] PRESENTERS: NANCY O. ~ NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA DAN R. ~ ONTARIO, CANADA THE PRESENTATION IS APPROXIMATELY 1 HR IN LENGTH ...Continue Reading

First Annual CoDA International Retreat

February 8th 2020 PDT

First Annual CoDA International Retreat ! CoDA Bahama Cruise November 16- 20th, 2020 Ports of Call 11/16/20: Depart Orlando- Port Canaveral 11/17/20: Perfect Day at CocoCay! 11/18/20: Nassau 11/19/20: At Sea 11/20/20: Arrive Orlando- Port Canaveral $547 USD per person – Interior Room $615 USD per person – Ocean View $751 USD per person – Ocean Balcony (Prices subject to change if booked after Feb 12th) Includes Taxes and Fees. (Gratuities not included) ONLY $200 ref ...Continue Reading

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

February 4th 2020 PDT

Public Meeting of the CoDA Board ================================ Saturday, February 8th, 8AM Pacific Standard Time, online Join Meeting online: [1] https://zoom.us/meeting/989911341/or Join Meeting via phone in two ways: * One tap mobile - +17207072699,,989911341# US (Denver) or +16465588656,,989911341# US (New York) * Dial by your location: +1 720 707 2699 US (Denver) or +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) Meeting ID: 989 911 341 (Please note this is the correct id. Find ...Continue Reading

First Annual CoDA International Retreat

January 26th 2020 PDT

First Annual CoDA International Retreat ! CoDA Bahama Cruise November 16- 20th, 2020 Ports of Call 11/16/20: Depart Orlando- Port Canaveral 11/17/20: Perfect Day at CocoCay! 11/18/20: Nassau 11/19/20: At Sea 11/20/20: Arrive Orlando- Port Canaveral $547 USD per person – Interior Room $615 USD per person – Ocean View $751 USD per person – Ocean Balcony (Prices subject to change if booked after Feb 12th) Includes Taxes and Fees. (Gratuities not included) ONLY $200 ref ...Continue Reading

CoDA: July Service Conference & Convention Registration Is Open

January 23rd 2020 PDT

Register early for our annual CoDA Service Conference (CSC) & Convention (ICC) in Ottawa, Canada! July 19th- 26th Getting early registrations not only helps our planning at CoDA World Services but also saves you money! Only $50 until March 16th for the International CoDA Convention- all workshops and speakers! Direct registration is available here: [1]CoDA 2020 Registration And a larger version of the Flyer is available for download here: [2]http://www.codependents.org/CSC_ICC_2020.p ...Continue Reading

CoDA: No New Postings On The Website Extended To January 30th

January 22nd 2020 PDT

We regret to announce that the recent Moratorium on corrections and additions to the CoDA website must be extended until January 30th.Thereafter, CoDA World will resume registering and updating meetings, posting flyers and otherwise responding to new developments.When the new CoDA website goes live, the existing site will be archived. In service, 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 ...Continue Reading

CoDA: No New Postings On The Website Extended To January 30th

January 22nd 2020 PDT

We regret to announce that the recent Moratorium on corrections and additions to the CoDA website must be extended until January 30th.Thereafter, CoDA World will resume registering and updating meetings, posting flyers and otherwise responding to new developments.When the new CoDA website goes live, the existing site will be archived. In service, 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 ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Required Readings For CoDA Meetings

January 18th 2020 PDT

CoDA Meeting Required Readings To be an official CoDA meeting, the following item is required (& must be followed): Reading the 4 foundational documents: A. The 12 Steps B. The 12 Traditions C. The Welcome D. The Preamble This is stated in writing at the link below, along with the actual 4 documents & more: [1]http://coda.org/index.cfm/meeting-materials1/ Another very useful document is the CoDA Meeting Handbook: [2]http://coda.org/default/assets/File/Literature/Me ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Of Trustees Seeking New Members

January 10th 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 seven. 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: Moratorium: Mtg. Registration, Updates

January 2nd 2020 PDT

Jan. 2, 2020 Dear CoDA Members, There will be a temporary suspension of new meeting registrations and meeting, as well as general website, updates between Saturday, Jan. 4th and Thursday, Jan. 21st, as work on the new web site temporarily disrupts the meeting data base. We ask that, between January 4th – 21st, you hold off on informing the Fellowship Services Worker who performs registration and updates of any and all such activity. We’ll return to carrying out those activities on Janua ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Happy New Year

December 30th 2019 PDT

[IMAGE] You can review previous emails here: [1]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: [2]http://www.codependents.org If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of this email), please email [3]info@coda.org . If you wish more information by phone, please call (888) 444-2359 {Toll free} or (602) 277-7991. For Spanish inquiries you may email [4]esp ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call December 7th, 2019

December 30th 2019 PDT

[IMAGE] ======= CODA BOARD MINUTES December 7, 2019 The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, December 7th by teleconference. Members in attendance included: Nancy O, Linda A, Salle H, Matt T, Gail S, Don B, Yaniv S; Guests: Demetra B; Staff: Anna Consent Agenda 1. 1. November 2, 2019 Public Board Minutes approved. 2. There were no other Board Motions during the month of November 2019 3. Treasurer’s report/Financials JP Mor ...Continue Reading

CoDA: New Years Eve and New Years Day Telephone Meetings

December 29th 2019 PDT

The CoDA Tele meetings Happy New Year 2020 Gathering YOU ARE INVITED TO DIAL IN 712-770-4160, pin 475271# The 6th Annual Across the Time Zones New Year’s Eve tele meeting. [IMAGE] Call in Phone Number: 712-770-4160, pin 475271# Let’s welcome in 2020 together Also: Special Holiday Support CoDA Phone meetings. Dec 31st & Jan 1: Call 712-770-4160 PIN 4752713#: 11:30amET Call 712-770-4160 PIN 573762#: 3pm, 5pm, 7pm and 9:00pmET Jan 1st only: Call 515-606-519 ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Holiday Extra Telephone Meetings

December 20th 2019 PDT

Happy Holidays from the 1 PM Eastern Phone Meeting. 712-770-4160 573762# Holiday Support Meetings Times (All Times Are USA Eastern Standard Time) Christmas Eve: 3, 5, 7, & 9 PM Christmas Day: 3, 5, 7, & 9 PM New Years Eve: 3, 5, 7, & 9 PM New Years Day: 3, 5, 7, & 9 PM Dial in number 712-770-4160 Pin number: 573762# Happy Holidays to all from the 1 PM phone meeting moderator team and members. We would like to invite you to attend support meetings with diffe ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Taking Care Of Ourselves During The Holidays

December 14th 2019 PDT

How do codependents take care of themselves during the stress of the holidays? Here are some suggestions: 1. Go to as many meetings as you need. 2. Call other members including your sponsor. 3. Set boundaries that you are willing to observe. 4. Consider reading CoDA literature and reflecting on the Steps and Traditions. 5. Take care of yourself; YOU come first! Some CoDA intergroups and areas have organized marathon meetings for the major holidays, providing CoDA members with a place ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Dec. 7, 8 AM PDT

December 4th 2019 PDT

Public Meeting of the CoDA Board ================================ 8AM December 7th, 2019 Join Meeting online: [1] https://zoom.us/meeting/989911341/or Join Meeting via phone in two ways: * One tap mobile - +17207072699,,989911341# US (Denver) or +16465588656,,989911341# US (New York) * Dial by your location: +1 720 707 2699 US (Denver) or +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) Meeting ID: 989 911 341 (Please note this is the correct id. 144 emails went out with both an inco ...Continue Reading

CoDA Upcoming Telecall/Web Forums: English and Spanish

November 28th 2019 PDT

Working Step Five Forum, Saturday, NOV. 30, 2019, 12 Noon PST, 3 PM EST =================================================================== Panel: Working Step Five Cristull C. – British Columbia, Canada, Dan R, Ontario, Canada Paula G. and Ritchard I. – Manitoba, Canada, Jay G. – PA, Facilitator: Sharon B – British Columbia, Canada * NOTE: The Forums are recorded. Those recordings will be posted to [1]Fellowship Forum Recordings How ‘No Crosstalk’ Guidelines Keep ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call November 2nd, 2019

November 20th 2019 PDT

CoDA BOARD MINUTES November 2, 2019 The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, November 2nd by teleconference. Members in attendance included: Nancy O, Linda A, Salle H, Matt T, Rita B, Gail S., Yaniv S.; Guests: Rick/IMC; Staff: Anna; Absent: Don B Consent Agenda A. October 12, 2019 Public Board Minutes approved. B. October 2019 motions approved 1. Motion 1 – Move that the 2019 CSC Motions Summary be accepted and announced via CoDA Announcements as well as uploaded as ...Continue Reading

The Updated CoDA Service Manual (FSM) Is Out

November 16th 2019 PDT

Good news! The updated version of the CoDA Fellowship Service Manual (FSM), including all changes approved at this year's CoDA Service Conference (CSC), is now available. It can be accessed by using the following link: [1]http://coda.org/index.cfm/service-info/fellowship-services-manual-fsm/ For those of you who don't know what the FSM is, it is a series of documents that explain how service work is conducted at all levels in our CoDA recovery program. In Service, CoDA Service Structure C ...Continue Reading

Free CoDA Recovery Audio In Spanish and English

November 13th 2019 PDT

Many of our English speaking members may not be aware that we have a wealth of Spanish Language audio recovery seminars created by CoDA members. If you speak Spanish (as a 1st or 2nd language) or have a friend who does, these are really worth listening to! There are several long workshops on each step & much, much more. You can find an index to all of our Spanish audio here: [1]http://www.codependents.org/ESP/ESP_ff.htm --------------------------------------------------------------------- ...Continue Reading

Wondering Where The CoDA Local Events Emails Went?

November 2nd 2019 PDT

They are now on the CoDA Events email list. You can subscribe to that list here: [1]https://codependents.org/coda_email_lists.htm and you can see the latest Local Events email here: [2]https://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/archive/Events/20191102190859/ Thank You, Geff R CoDA Email List Coordinator [3]codalist@coda.org 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, pleas ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call October 12th, 2019

November 1st 2019 PDT

CoDA BOARD MINUTES October 12, 2019 The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, October 12th by teleconference. Members in attendance included: Nancy O, Don B, Linda A, Salle H, Matt T, Rita B, Gail S. Guests: Evie/SSC, Fania/Mexico, Melissa/Missouri; Staff: Anna Consent Agenda 1. 1. Sept 6-8, 2019 Public Board Minutes approved. 2. September 2019 motions approved 1. Motion 1 – Move that the Board of Trustees collaborate wit ...Continue Reading

Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc.'s Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting, Nov. 2, 8 AM PDT

October 30th 2019 PDT

Public Meeting of the CoDA Board ================================ 8AM on the first Saturday in November: November 2nd Join Meeting online: [1] https://zoom.us/meeting/989911341/or Join Meeting via phone in two ways: * One tap mobile - +17207072699,,989911341# US (Denver) or +16465588656,,989911341# US (New York) * Dial by your location: +1 720 707 2699 US (Denver) or +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) Meeting ID: 989 911 341 (Please note this is the correct id. 144 emai ...Continue Reading

Help From info@coda.org

October 29th 2019 PDT

HELP FROM info@coda.org People look to CoDA for answers and help, not only in meetings but also to CoDA World Service. We volunteers stand ready to pass on the wisdom and support we have received. But we are oh so few and self-care guides us to ask for some of you to supplement our numbers. “We” are the CoDA Email Team, organized through the Communications Committee and receiving emails sent to [1]info@coda.org . We field routine questions about meeting info, CoDA events, literature use, ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Motion 19054 Re: Tradition 11 Not Implemented

October 27th 2019 PDT

Dear Fellowship Members, At the 2019 CoDA Service Conference (CSC) in Atlanta, Motion Number 19054 requested a change in the wording of CoDA’s Tradition Eleven. Details are provided in the attachment. This item, originally a Voting Entity Issue submitted by Florida, was brought as a motion through the Service Structure Committee. The motion was discussed and voted on, passing by a simple majority vote (24 Yes, 12 No, 2 Abstentions). CoDA’s By Laws clearly state that - “A simple majority is not ...Continue Reading

CoDA Cruise Retreat Cancellation

October 21st 2019 PDT

The CoDA Events Committee regretfully informs the Fellowship that our CoDA Retreat at Sea has been cancelled. The CoDA Events Committee has been commissioned to bring to you a fully self supporting event. Through the travel agency booking, we were given a very early deadline for a deposit to the cruise line. We did not have enough time to get these early deposits. No Worries! We are regrouping and will find another alternative for our first International CoDA Retreat. If you have any interes ...Continue Reading

2019 CoDA Service Conference Motion Summary

October 16th 2019 PDT

The 2019 CoDA Service Conference produced the following approved motions. The Motion Key number accompanying each motion is provided so that interested CoDA members can read up on the details of any motion in the Motions Database at [1]http://coda.org/index.cfm/service-info/csc-motions-and-reports/. (Coming soon) Literature * Motion 19010 – #1 Sought assignment of literature from Voting Entities to Literature, counter to motions 17001 and 17002 from 2017. Motion Key 5046 Motion ...Continue Reading

Meet Your 2019-2020 CoDA Board Of Trustees

October 7th 2019 PDT

Dear CoDA Fellowship, here's your CoDA Board Of Trustees for 2018-2019: Chair/President – Nancy O., Canada Vice Chair/Vice-President – Don B,. Southern California Secretary – Linda A., Southern California Treasurer – Salle H., Northern CA California Member at Large - Rita B., Arizona Member at Large - Matt T., Texas Alternate - Gayle S., - Nevada You can find the board meeting schedule here: [1]http://coda.org/index.cfm/board-public-meeting-schedule/ [2]board@coda.org You ...Continue Reading

Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc.'s Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting, Oct. 12 8AM PDT

October 7th 2019 PDT

Public Meeting of the CoDA Board 8AM on the second Saturday in October: October 12th Join Meeting online: [1]https://zoom.us/j/162898139 or Join Meeting via phone in either of two ways: One tap mobile: [2]+17207072699,,829037166# US OR [3]+16465588656,,829037166# US (New York) OR, Dial by your location:[4] +1 720 707 2699 US OR [5]+1 646 558 8656 US (New York) Meeting ID: 829 037 166# * Find your local number: [6]https://zoom.us/u/ad16xkSbc Meeting ID: 162 898 ...Continue Reading

New CoDA Fellowship Forum Audio Recording: I Will Keep Coming Back

October 4th 2019 PDT

Dear Fellowship, This past weekend Salli-Anne M from Northern California presented a Fellowship Forum entitled "I Will...Keep Coming Back" You can find the recording & others dating back to June of 2018 here: [1]http://www.codependents.org/ff/ff.htm The next fellowship forum currently is planned for October 26th. To receive reminder notices of future forums, please write to [2]codaff@coda.org Also, for those subscribed to the [3]Events list, We just received word o ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Audio And Video Is Now Available

October 3rd 2019 PDT

We have a web page up with audio and video files of the 2019 CoDA Service Conference here: [1]http://www.codependents.org/2019_CSC/2019_CSC.htm Unfortunately there are some segments that were inadvertantly not recorded, but this is the majority of the Conference. Here are links to previous years (audio only) 2018: [2]http://www.codependents.org/2018_CSC_Audio/2018_CSC.htm 2017: [3]http://www.codependents.org/2017/2017_CSC_Audio.htm We also plan to send a written summary of what o ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes In Person Meeting Sept 6-8, 2019

September 30th 2019 PDT

CODA BOARD F2F Minutes Atlanta, GA (September 6-8, 2019) The Board of Trustees met from Friday, September 6th to Sunday, September 8th in person. Members in attendance included: Jen L, Salle H, Nancy O, Linda A, Matt T, Rita B.; Staff: Conni, Anna / Absent: Don B Friday, September 6, 2019 Review CSC Agenda and Board’s Presentations The Board discussed prioritizing the recovery message in its presentations throughout the CSC. 1. Sunday – Welcome Reception – 6-8pm Board leads ...Continue Reading

Co-Dependents Anonymous Inc. - Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

September 24th 2019 PDT

The CoDA Board of Trustees is excited to offer the following two Public Service Announcements (PSAs) that were created to educate the public about “What Codependency Is” and to inform them that the CoDA program exists and that it is helpful for anyone who is still suffering. We want trusted servants and codependents around the world to widely share these PSAs across public and social platforms. Hopefully, these PSAs will educate the public of our existence and how to find us. To share the att ...Continue Reading

Final CoDA Service Conference Delegate Packet

September 23rd 2019 PDT

The final CoDA Service Conference Delegate Packet Can be downloaded here: [1]http://www.codependents.org/2019_CSC_Delegate_Packet_2019.zip Or Motions Only: [2]http://www.codependents.org/2019_CSC_Motions_And_VEIs.zip Or Non-Motions Only: [3]http://www.codependents.org/2019_Everything_Not_A_Motion.zip The above can also be downloaded here: [4]http://coda.org/index.cfm/service-info/delegate-package/2019-delegate-package/ The most recent individual files are also available at http: ...Continue Reading

Starting Monday View the CSC - CoDA Service Conference Live!!

September 9th 2019 PDT

Starting Monday View the CSC- CoDA Service Conference Live!! Please click on the link below. Conference is 9am to 5pm Monday-Thursday September 9-12. Hi there, You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Sep 9, 2019 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Every day, until Sep 12, 2019, 4 occurrence(s) Sep 9, 2019 09:00 AM Sep 10, 2019 09:00 AM Sep 11, 2019 09:00 AM Sep 12, 2019 09:00 AM Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system. Daily: [1]https://zoom.us/w ...Continue Reading

Starting Monday View the CSC - CoDA Service Conference Live!!

September 7th 2019 PDT

Starting Monday View the CSC- CoDA Service Conference Live!! Please click on the link below. Conference is 9am to 5pm Monday-Thursday September 9-12. Hi there, You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Sep 9, 2019 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Every day, until Sep 12, 2019, 4 occurrence(s) Sep 9, 2019 09:00 AM Sep 10, 2019 09:00 AM Sep 11, 2019 09:00 AM Sep 12, 2019 09:00 AM Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system. Daily: [1]https://zoom.us/w ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Available By Video Streaming

September 7th 2019 PDT

To the fellowship: Thank you for making our first video participation for the CoDA Sevice Conference (CSC) a reality. For the first time you will be able to observe CSC live. Tomorrow we will send out a link that will be good for the entire week. Sign in as you want; stay tuned [1]events@coda.org [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 ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Of Trustees Seeking New Members

September 2nd 2019 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 seven. 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). Here are the requirements: 1. Working knowledge of the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Co-Dependents Anonymous. 2. Willingness ...Continue Reading

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