CoDA Announcements Archives

 

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

May 22nd 2020

*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: *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 Atlantic Time * *Duration: 1 hour, followed by open “fe ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call 5/2/20

May 19th 2020

*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 *_Consent Agenda_*  April 4, 2020 Public Bo ...Continue Reading

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

May 8th 2020

*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 these events virtually, postpone them to later ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Possible Exposure of Confidential Information

May 5th 2020

 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 board@coda.org You can review previous emails here: 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: http://www.codependents.org ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference New Dates

May 2nd 2020

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 oral reports and choosing to have no old bus ...Continue Reading

Correction: CoDA Service Conference Submission Dates Postponed

April 30th 2020

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 board@coda.org CSC Prep Workgroup cscprep@codependents.org You can review previous emails here: http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ If you have a friend who would like to subs ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Submission Dates Postponed

April 30th 2020

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 the virtual (online) Service ...Continue Reading

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

April 30th 2020

*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: 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 Yo ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call 4/4/20

April 27th 2020

*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*                        &nbs ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference & Convention Postponed

April 25th 2020

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 board@coda.org You can review previous emails here: ht ...Continue Reading

CoDA: New Members On The CoRe Board

April 17th 2020

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 board meeting to get an idea of what w ...Continue Reading

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

April 15th 2020

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: www.corepublications.org info@corepublications.org +1 805 297 8114 You can review previous emails here: 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: http://www.codependents.org If you have a g ...Continue Reading

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

April 14th 2020

*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: *Fellowship Forum Recordings* Please note, we don’t use video cameras during this event. *WHEN: Typically Last Saturday of the month * *TIME: _No ...Continue Reading

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

April 9th 2020

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 both telephone meeting ...Continue Reading

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

April 1st 2020

*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 in July, because Board members will take part in the CoDA Service Conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Join Meeting online: h ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call 3/7/20

March 26th 2020

*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 - Move that the new CoDA WordPress website ...Continue Reading

CoDA Recovery Materials Survey

March 21st 2020

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? Which of these books would you lik ...Continue Reading

CoDA MEETING NEWS – COVID-19

March 20th 2020

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 you first ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Replies to Members' Inquiries about Corona Virus

March 14th 2020

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 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 onli ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Great news for Phone and Online groups

March 12th 2020

*Great news for Phone and Online groups* You can now designate the time zone for your meeting.   [*]Please go to 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, *CLICK HERE*, search for the meeting ID, then click to the ...Continue Reading

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

March 4th 2020

*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: https://zoom.us/meeting/989911341/ or Join Meeting via phone in two ways: [*]One tap mobile – +17207072699,,989911341# US (Denver) or + ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call 2/8/19

March 1st 2020

*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 that the Board spend $1,012.50 to both (a) pay ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Service Positions at CoDA Meetings

February 29th 2020

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 committees, boards, or corporations are ...Continue Reading

THE NEW CODA WEBSITE IS “LIVE”!!

February 18th 2020

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 current information (What’s Current in CoDA, t ...Continue Reading

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

February 15th 2020

*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 18, 2020* *Consent Agenda*: *December 20 ...Continue Reading

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

February 9th 2020

For a more attractive, printable version of the announcement we just sent out, please right click here: 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 codalist@coda.org You can review previous emails here: 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: http://www.codependents.org If you have a general question ab ...Continue Reading

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

February 9th 2020

*/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 … * PRESENTERS: NANCY O. ~ NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA **DAN R. ~ ONTARIO, CANADA* *THE PRESENTATION IS APPROXIMATELY **1 **HR IN LENGTH - Followed Q & A* *To receive reminders of these monthly events, message *codaff@coda.org* * Join us online: https://zoom. ...Continue Reading

First Annual CoDA International Retreat

February 8th 2020

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 refundable deposit per room ...Continue Reading

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

February 4th 2020

*Public Meeting of the CoDA Board* *Saturday, February 8th, 8AM Pacific Standard Time, online* Join Meeting online: 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 your local number: https://zoom.us/u/aSPS0fCx Please write the bo ...Continue Reading

First Annual CoDA International Retreat

January 26th 2020

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 refundable deposit per room ...Continue Reading

CoDA: July Service Conference & Convention Registration Is Open

January 23rd 2020

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: CoDA 2020 Registration And a larger version of the Flyer is available for download here: http://www.codependents.org/CSC_ICC_2020.pdf USA Residents please note: It w ...Continue Reading

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

January 22nd 2020

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 board@coda.org You can review previous emails here: http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ If you have a friend who would like to subscribe, ...Continue Reading

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

January 22nd 2020

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 board@coda.org You can review previous emails here: http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ If you have a friend who would like to subscribe, ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Required Readings For CoDA Meetings

January 18th 2020

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: http://coda.org/index.cfm/meeting-materials1/ Another very useful document is the CoDA Meeting Handbook: http://coda.org/defau ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Of Trustees Seeking New Members

January 10th 2020

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 of the Fellowship. Here ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Moratorium: Mtg. Registration, Updates

January 2nd 2020

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 January 22nd, 2020. In serv ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Happy New Year

December 30th 2019

You can review previous emails here: 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: http://www.codependents.org If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of this email), please email 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 espanol@coda.org or call (888) 444-2379 {Spanish toll free}. ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call December 7th, 2019

December 30th 2019

*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 _* November 2, 2019 Public Board Minutes approved. There were no other Board Motions during the month of November 2019 *Treasurer’s report/Financials* JP Morgan Chase Checking: $     JP Morgan Chase Savings: $ National Bank of Arizona: ...Continue Reading

CoDA: New Years Eve and New Years Day Telephone Meetings

December 29th 2019

/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**.* *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 515-606-5193 PIN 346301#*:7:30pmET ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Holiday Extra Telephone Meetings

December 20th 2019

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 different CODA themes for sharing wha ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Taking Care Of Ourselves During The Holidays

December 14th 2019

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 to share, to bookend family m ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Dec. 7, 8 AM PDT

December 4th 2019

*Public Meeting of the CoDA Board* 8AM December 7th, 2019 Join Meeting online: 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 incorrect id and this one) Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/aSPS0f ...Continue Reading

CoDA Upcoming Telecall/Web Forums: English and Spanish

November 28th 2019

   *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 *Fellowship Forum Recordings* * How ‘No Crosstalk’ Guidelines Keep CoDA Meetings Safe,* Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, 12 Noon PST, 3 PM EST *Speaker: Rita B, Arizo ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call November 2nd, 2019

November 20th 2019

*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 ...Continue Reading

The Updated CoDA Service Manual (FSM) Is Out

November 16th 2019

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: 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 Comittee ssc@coda.org You can re ...Continue Reading

Free CoDA Recovery Audio In Spanish and English

November 13th 2019

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: http://www.codependents.org/ESP/ESP_ff.htm We also have 16 English language CoDa audio workshops posted here: http://www.codependents.org/f ...Continue Reading

Wondering Where The CoDA Local Events Emails Went?

November 2nd 2019

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

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call October 12th, 2019

November 1st 2019

*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 _* Sept 6-8, 2019 Public Board Minutes approved. September 2019 motions approved Motion 1 – Move that the Board of Trustees collaborate with the Finance Committee to begin a relationship with the ASAP International Travel ...Continue Reading

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

October 30th 2019

*Public Meeting of the CoDA Board* 8AM on the first Saturday in November: November 2nd Join Meeting online: 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 incorrect id and this one) Find your local numb ...Continue Reading

Help From info@coda.org

October 29th 2019

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 info@coda.org . We field routine questions about meeting info, CoDA events, literature use, but also by people in crisis as ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Motion 19054 Re: Tradition 11 Not Implemented

October 27th 2019

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 binding on the Board of ...Continue Reading

CoDA Cruise Retreat Cancellation

October 21st 2019

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 interest or ideas for participati ...Continue Reading

2019 CoDA Service Conference Motion Summary

October 16th 2019

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 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 tabled, then withdrawn. [*]*Motio ...Continue Reading

Meet Your 2019-2020 CoDA Board Of Trustees

October 7th 2019

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: http://coda.org/index.cfm/board-public-meeting-schedule/    board@coda.org You can review previous emails h ...Continue Reading

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

October 7th 2019

*Public Meeting of the CoDA Board* 8AM on the _second_ Saturday in October: October 12th Join Meeting online: https://zoom.us/j/162898139  or Join Meeting via phone in either of two ways: One tap mobile: +17207072699,,829037166# US _OR_ +16465588656,,829037166# US (New York) _OR_, Dial by your location:   +1 720 707 2699 US _OR_ +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) Meeting ID: 829 037 166# [*]Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/ad16xkSbc Meeting ID: 162 898 139 Please write the board (board@coda.org) ...Continue Reading

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

October 4th 2019

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: 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 codaff@coda.org Also, for those subscribed to the Events list, We just received word of a Pensylvania one day workshop on 10/12 ent ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Audio And Video Is Now Available

October 3rd 2019

We have a web page up with audio and video files of the 2019 CoDA Service Conference here: 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: http://www.codependents.org/2018_CSC_Audio/2018_CSC.htm 2017: http://www.codependents.org/2017/2017_CSC_Audio.htm We also plan to send a written summary of what occured similar to what was sent last year ...Continue Reading

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

September 30th 2019

*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. *Sunday – *Welcome Reception – 6-8pm Board leads Presentation – postcards – ...Continue Reading

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

September 24th 2019

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 attached Public Service Annou ...Continue Reading

Final CoDA Service Conference Delegate Packet

September 23rd 2019

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

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

September 9th 2019

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. &n ...Continue Reading

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

September 7th 2019

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. &n ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Available By Video Streaming

September 7th 2019

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 events@coda.org board@coda.org You can review previous emails here: 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: http://www.codependents.org If you hav ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Of Trustees Seeking New Members

September 2nd 2019

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 and availability to serve t ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Announcement - Decisions in CoDA History (1986-2018)

September 1st 2019

The CoDA Board of Trustees has compiled a Compendium of Important Moments and Decisions in Co-Dependent Anonymous History (1986-2018) that is available on the CoDA Website on the CoDA Board Main Page at the following link. It is called “Decisions in CoDA History, 1986 - 2018”. http://coda.org/default/assets/File/2019%20CSC/Decisions%20in%20CoDA%20History%201986%20to%202018.docx An abbreviated version is also available in the Delegate Package under Board, Reports & Goals at the following link. It is called “Decisi ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call August 3rd, 2019

August 23rd 2019

*CoDA BOARD MINUTES * *August 3, 2019* The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, August 3rd by teleconference. Members in attendance included: Jen L, Don B, Salle H, Linda A, Nancy O, Rita B, and Matt T. Absent: Nancy O, Rita B. Guests: Gail S./IMC, Jim, and Ka Ga/Comm.; Staff: Anna *_Consent Agenda _* July 6, 2019 Public Board Minutes approved. July 2019 motions approved Motion 1 – Move that the board assign both Florida Voting Entity Issues to the CoDA Literature Committee. NOTE: This has since bee ...Continue Reading

New August CoDA Fellowship Forum 8/24/19 10AM PDT

August 16th 2019

The Board of Trustees of Co-Dependents, Anonymous invites you to a monthly online Fellowship Forum Board Motions, 2019 Speaker:  Jen L, NV, Chair, CoDA Board of Trustees Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 10Am, Pacific Time For more info, or to register, please write codaff@coda.org Here are the previously announced upcoming CoDa Fellowship Forum calls: August 18th: How to Work the CoDA Program Speaker:  Jack S, Northern California August 31st: Problems in Sponsorship Speaker:  Jim Y, Northern California ...Continue Reading

The CoDA Service Conference Delegate Packet Is Out

August 12th 2019

It is CoDA's hope that fellowship members will read the motions and let your delegate(s) know your group conscience. There are 3 options for downloading, please only choose 1 of the 3; whichever is easiest for you! 1. The complete packet as a zip file: http://www.codependents.org/2019_CSC_Delegate_Packet_2019.zip (available now) or http://coda.org/index.cfm/service-info/delegate-package/2019-delegate-package/ (latest update available Tuesday afternoon) 2. We also have separate motions & non motion zip files. If ...Continue Reading

CoDA Fellowship Forum Upcoming Presentations

August 11th 2019

Here are the upcoming CoDa Fellowship Forum calls: August 18th: How to Work the CoDA Program Speaker:  Jack S, Northern California August 31st: Problems in Sponsorship Speaker:  Jim Y, Northern California September 28th: I Will....... Keep Coming Back Speaker: Salli-Anne N, Northern California All start at noon, Pacific Daylight Time. For more info, or to register, please write codaff@coda.org                  &nbs ...Continue Reading

CoDA Announcements CoDA Looking for 2021 Host Communities

August 9th 2019

CoDA needs a community to host the 2021 CoDA Service Conference & International CoDA Convention. In exchange for your service, a grant will be presented for $2000 to your intergroup for future delegates to attend the annual event. We need to announce this decision in September. Contact Events team @ cec@coda.org for information. Thank you for your consideration. You can review previous emails here: http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ If you have a friend who would like to subscribe, please ...Continue Reading

CoDA Communications Committee Seeks New Members

August 6th 2019

CoDA Members - Please consider doing service with the CoDA Communications committee. The Committee has so many earnest and purposeful intentions. However, we are limited with a committee of three. We need your service to accomplish our mission. We are in need of people who have a few free hours a week (around 3-6 maximum hours ) Here are the requirements: 1. Working knowledge of the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Co-Dependents Anonymous. 2. A willingness and availability to serve 3. Past professional or vol ...Continue Reading

2019 CoDA Service Conference & Convention Hotel Room Rate Expires 8/16/19

August 5th 2019

The CoDA Service Conference and International CoDA Convention Room Block With Special Rates Expires August 16, 2019 Delegates: Please register by this date to receive the negotiated rate. CoDA Fellowship:  Please register by this date to receive the negotiated rate. Please follow the links at CoDA.org                         Your CSC Prep Group          &nb ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting for Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 8 am - 9:30 am Pacific

August 1st 2019

Th*e Board of Trustees of Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc. is inviting you to our scheduled Zoom meeting.* *Topic: Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc.'s Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting Date and Time: Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 8:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/829037166 One tap mobile +16465588656,,829037166# US (New York) +17207072699,,829037166# US Dial by your location      +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)      +1 720 7 ...Continue Reading

CoDA Seeks Paid Accounting Fellowship Service Worker

July 31st 2019

The CoDA Board has given the Finance Committee permission to search for a Finance Fellowship Service Worker to help the Committee with it's processing of Expense Reimbursement Requests (ERRs). If you are interested contact the Finance Committee at finance@coda.org Here is the job description: Finance Fellowship Service Worker (Independent Contractor - not an employee of CoDA, Inc,) The requirements of the fellowship service worker include the following: - Member of Fellowship - Attention to detail - Tech savvy - Boo ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Of Trustees Seeking New Members

July 31st 2019

The contents of this email are from the CoDa Board Of Trustees, board@coda.org /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)./ /Here are the requirements: / /1. Working knowledge of the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Co-Dependents Anonymous./ /2. Willingness and availability to serve ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call July 6th, 2019

July 30th 2019

*CoDA BOARD MINUTES * *July 6, 2019* The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, July 6th by teleconference. Members in attendance included: Jen L, Don B, Salle H, Linda A, and Matt T. Absent: Nancy O, Rita B. Guests: Gail S./IMC and Ka Ga/Comm.; Staff: Anna *_Consent Agenda _* June 7-9, 2019 Face to Face Board Minutes approved. June 2019 motions approved Motion 1 – Move that the invoice for $1,390 be paid to the web developers, to get the final developmental stages of the website well underway. Motion ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Service Conference and Convention Hotel Room Share Matching

July 25th 2019

We are handling the hotel room share matching a bit different this year. If you need a room mate, please email roomshare@coda.org from the email address that you registered for the Service Conference or the CoDA Convention with & we'll send you a link to the Room Mate software app. Any questions? Please email roomshare@coda.org                         Your CSC Prep Group       ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Service With CoRe Board (CoDA Publications)

July 21st 2019

*_S E R V I C E _*_with* C O R E B O A R D*_ The CoRe board may have up to 7 Trustees and 2 Alternates. We currently have vacancies for both. Please consider joining us in this important work by standing for our board as a Trustee or Alternate. Complete an application form, available in the CSC Delegate package, or chat with one of us to find out more. board@corepublications.org www.corepublications.org https://tinyurl.com/delegate-package You can review previous emails here: http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/ ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Help Needed For Interesting Service Work

July 18th 2019

HELP NEEDED FOR INTERESTING SERVICE WORK Only one volunteer is currently answering emails sent to info@coda.org. It is not especially burdensome since email is used so much less now than previously. But emails sent to CoDA deserve very prompt responses. The person sending is sometimes in desperation. CoDA World Service has a proud record of doing that, answering within hours when possible, never more than two days. That is imperiled now by the lack of more help. Please consider becoming a member of a team continuing th ...Continue Reading

The CoDA Convention Is Just Around The Corner

July 13th 2019

Atlanta is ready to support an exceptional event. Date: September 13-15 Find all information at CoDA.org Looking for Workshop Presenters.  Contact Events @ cec@coda.org SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCE, STRENGTH, & HOPE You can review previous emails here: 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: http://www.codependents.org If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of this email), please email ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Representing Your Area At The Service Conference

July 7th 2019

Representing Your Area at The CoDA Service Conference (CSC) What Is A Voting Entity? (VE) It is a region, state or country that represents the CoDA meetings in a given area. VE’s are each allowed to send up to 2 delegates. Deadlines Are Earlier This Year This year the CSC is starting earlier than the last several years. The starting date is September 9th, 2019 in Atlanta Georgia. *_We are concerned that as of July 7th, we only have 12 registered delegates._* It is important that delegates have sufficient time to co ...Continue Reading

Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc.'s Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting

July 2nd 2019

*Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc.'s Monthly Public CoDA Board Meeting Date and Time: Saturday, July 6, 2019 - 8:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/829037166 One tap mobile +16465588656,,829037166# US (New York) +17207072699,,829037166# US Dial by your location      +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)      +1 720 707 2699 US Meeting ID: 829 037 166 Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/ad16xkSbcN Please advis ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Reimbursement Available

July 1st 2019

 Do you want to attend the 2019 CoDA Service Conference (CSC) in Atlanta as a Delegate but need financial assistance? Announcing Delegate Travel Reimbursement Opportunities 2019 CoDA Service Conference September 9-12, Atlanta, Georgia CoDA is offering Travel Reimbursement Opportunities (TRO's) to USA delegates for up to $750 and to international Delegates for up to $1,500 each. Priority is given to first time attendees. *Link to TRO information and criteria* To submit an application,  please email Steve ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Outreach Podcast For Voices in Service

June 28th 2019

We would like to announce that a new podcast from World Outreach has been added to the CoDA website under the tab “Voices in Service”, which features interviews and stories from CoDA members who share their experience, strength and hope about doing service work for Co-Dependents Anonymous at the local, regional, national and world levels. The CoDA Board of Trustees encourages more members of the fellowship to consider being of service. Creating podcasts to spread the word about the importance of doing service is one w ...Continue Reading

The 2019 CoDA Service Conference Motions Are Out

June 26th 2019

The 2019 Service Conference Motions are out! You can download them as a single Zip Packet at: http://www.codependents.org/2019_CSC_Motions_And_VEIs.zip Or you can download either the separate motions, most forms, &/or the motions zip packet here: http://coda.org/index.cfm/service-info/delegate-package/2019-delegate-package/ Other items & a second zip file will be out by mid July & August. There is also a page on coda.org devoted to the CoDA Convention: http://coda.org/index.cfm/world-service-events/ We w ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes Phoenix Meeting 6/7/19 - 6/9/19

June 25th 2019

*CODA BOARD F2F Minutes* *Phoenix, AZ (June 7-9, 2019)* The Board of Trustees met from Friday, June 7th to Sunday, June 9th in person. Members in attendance included: Jen L, Don B, Salle H, Nancy O, Linda A, Matt T.; Staff: Conni, Anna *_Friday, June 7, 2019_* *_Zoom Call with website consultant_* [*]*PayPal *– Advised that we wait to implement this change until the new website is up and running, since the new site could potentially use several platforms for payment gateways. Decided to hold off until new site is ...Continue Reading

CoDA Fellowship Forum Upcoming Presentations: Correction

June 17th 2019

In yesterday's email we left out a scheduled July Fellowship Forum. Here are the upcoming CoDa Fellowship Forum calls: July 27th: Reaching Suffering Codependents Who are Captive Audiences Speakers:  Kathy L and Lou L, Illinois August 18th: How to Work the CoDA Program Speaker:  Jack S, NorCal August 31st: Problems in Sponsorship Speaker:  Jim Y, Northern California All start at noon, Pacific Daylight Time. For more info, or to register, please write codaff@coda.org      &nbs ...Continue Reading

New CoDA Fellowship Forum Audio Recording: Sponsorship

June 16th 2019

Dear Fellowship, This weekend Richard I from Canada presented a 2 part Fellowship Forum on Sponsorship in CoDA! Part 1 is called "How To Be Sponsored", Part 2 is called "How To Sponsor". We have audio recordings available for your listening or downloading at no charge here: http://www.codependents.org/ff/ff.htm The next 2 fellowship forums currently are currently planned for mid and late August. To receive reminder notices of future forums, please write to codaff@coda.org We're also currently ...Continue Reading

CoDA: New Product in the Store - Thirty-three Year Medallion

June 15th 2019

www.corepublications.org *A New CoDA Medallion Available!* Thirty-three Year Medallion The first Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) meeting was held on October 22, 1986 in Phoenix, AZ. The Thirty-three Year Medallion is now available for sale: https://www.corepublications.org/product/thirty-three-year-medallion info@corepublications.org +1 805 297 8114 You can review previous emails here: 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 ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Getting The Word Out

June 8th 2019

“EMOTIONAL SOBRIETY” The conclusion of CoDA’s Service Concept Seven reads: “... Since issues over authority, will, money, property, and prestige can and do arise in service work, trusted servants need to practice emotional sobriety, including anonymity, humility, tolerance, gratitude, making amends, and forgiveness.” Since being in service work in CoDA, I have discovered the need to practice emotional sobriety (emosbr.) This is how I work my recovery from codependence and hope to achieve a new level of maturity. Alth ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call May 4th, 2019

May 30th 2019

*Board Minutes for CoDA World Board Conference Call * *May 4, 2019* The Board of Trustees met on Saturday, May 4th by teleconference. Members in attendance included: Jen L, Don B, Salle H, Nancy O, and Linda A, Matt. Guests: Faith/Canada, Ann/WA, Sharon B/Canada; Staff: Conni, Anna *Round Robin Order* Linda Nancy Don Salle Matt Jen *_Consent Agenda _* April 6, 2019 Face to Face Board Minutes approved. April 2019 motions approved Motion 1 – Move the CoDA Board approves the Finance Committee email to OUTRE ...Continue Reading

June 1st Public CoDA Board Meeting Cancelled/Moved

May 30th 2019

This is to advise that there will be no regularly scheduled Public CoDA Board Meeting in June, as the Board will instead host a public meeting with the local, Phoenix, Arizona CoDA fellowship on Saturday, June 8th. In Service, CoDA Board Secretary board@coda.org You can review previous emails here: 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: http://www.codependents.org If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the ...Continue Reading

Important CoDA Service Work You Can Do From Home

May 28th 2019

IMPORTANT CODA SERVICE WORK YOU CAN DO FROM HOME  CoDA Email Team and CoDA Phone team are looking for trusted servants to answer emails sent to info@coda.org or to calls to the CoDA phone number. People reach out to CoDA these ways as they discover their codependent patterns and seek help in overcoming them. We get a variable number of emails or phone calls, averaging a few a day. The most common item is practical help finding a meeting. For calls about this and other organizational matters we have systems set u ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Getting The Word Out

May 25th 2019

As CoDA is mentioned less & less in the media many of our communities have seen membership shrink. Our 12th step states: "Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to other codependents, and to practice these principles in all our affairs." Per our 5th tradition, "Each group has but one primary purpose: to carry its message to the codependent who still suffers." Our 11th tradition also states, "Our public relations policy is based on attr ...Continue Reading

Teens / Young Adults & CoDA Meetings

May 18th 2019

(2/27/11): This message is being sent by the Communications Committee for two purposes: To affirm the concept that "All ages can attend CoDA meetings." All this with an eye to what role is indicated, or not, for the program of Co-Dependents Anonymous in respect to recovery, growth, education, learning, human development, pain, suffering, healing, spirituality, emotions, mental and physical health and support for any or all involved. (3/9/11): We received several responses to our recent mailing regarding ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Your Fellowship Service Workers: Geff

May 7th 2019

The CoDA Board of Trustees would like to introduce you to two of your Fellowship Service Workers, Geff and Joan. Geff takes care of the growing number of email lists that provide CoDA members with information, ranging from the general (CoDA Announcements) to the specific (Co-NNections, Hospitals and Institutions, the new GSR list and so forth) as well as providing experience in the workgroup that prepares the lead up to the annual CoDA Service Conference and International CoDA Convention. Joan has been working dilige ...Continue Reading

CoDA Voices in Service Podcasts #1: Board Service

May 6th 2019

We would like to announce a new page added to the CoDA website called Voices in Service, which features interviews and stories from CoDA members who share their experience, strength and hope about doing service work for Co-Dependents Anonymous at the local, regional, national and world levels. The CoDA Board of Trustees encourages more members of the fellowship to consider being of service. Creating podcasts to spread the word about the importance of doing service is one way to do this, and we have just posted our fir ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Your Fellowship Service Workers: Joan

May 4th 2019

The CoDA Board of Trustees would like to introduce you to two of your Fellowship Service Workers, Joan and Geff. Joan has been working diligently behind the scenes to register and update CoDA meetings, thank those who send in Seventh Tradition donations, coordinate volunteers who do phone service and so much more. Geff takes care of the growing number of email lists that provide CoDA members with information, ranging from the general (CoDA Announcements) to the specific (Co-NNections, Hospitals and Institutions, the ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call April 6, 2019

April 27th 2019

*Board Minutes for CoDA World Board Conference Call * *April 6, 2019* The Board of Trustees met on Saturday, April 6th by teleconference. Members in attendance included: Jen L, Don B, Salle H, Nancy O; absent: Linda A. Guest: Jim B; Staff: Conni, Anna *Confirm order of round robin* Jen Don Nancy Matt Salle Welcomed visitor. *_Consent Agenda _* Are there any items on the consent agenda to be moved to the regular agenda? March 7-9, 2019 Face to Face Board Minutes approved. March 2019 motions approved Moti ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Speakers & Presenters Sought For The 2019 Convention

April 25th 2019

Attention CoDA Fellowship: It is time to sign up for* Workshops/Speakers for 2019*! The International CoDA Convention is being held in Atlanta, GA, September 13, 14, and 15th.   If you would like to present a workshop, or be a speaker this is your chance. This is a great way to meet people, share your experience, strength and hope, and reach others still suffering.   Email cec@coda.org for an application. We  look forward to hearing from you!!!! You can review previous emails here: http:// ...Continue Reading
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