CoDA Announcements Archives

 

CoDA's Email Team Is Looking For Volunteers

February 26th 2022 PDT

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

CoDA's Local Events Calender and Emails

February 23rd 2022 PDT

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

CoDA Board Minutes 2/5/22

February 22nd 2022 PDT

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

CoDA's You Tube Channel

February 21st 2022 PDT

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

CoDA: Twelve Service Concepts of Co-Dependents Anonymous

February 19th 2022 PDT

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

CoDA: 13th Stepping

February 12th 2022 PDT

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

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

February 2nd 2022 PDT

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

CoDA Fellowship Email - New Year Greetings

January 30th 2022 PDT

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

CoDA Board Minutes 1/8/22

January 28th 2022 PDT

CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees Minutes January 8th, 2022 Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am Pacific Time Acknowledging that we are all here for our personal recovery. The mission of the CoDA Board of Trustees is to ensure the longevity and fiscal health of the organization, to support the Fellowship’s ongoing service work, to promote CoDA unity and to reach the still suffering codependents. ATTENDANCE Barbara, Faith, Florence, Joe, Katherine, Yaniv, John (WCC Chair - Chairs Forum repre ...Continue Reading

CoDA Meeting App

January 27th 2022 PDT

Your CoDA Board is working on producing a CoDA Meeting App, similar to the AA Meeting App:[1]https://www.aa.org/meeting-guide-app We are looking for an App developer to help us design it. If you know someone who might be able to help us accomplish this, please respond to [2]codameetingapp@coda.org Thank you! CoDA Board [3]board@coda.org You can review previous emails here: [4]https://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ If you have a friend who would like to subscribe, plea ...Continue Reading

New English Literature – “Joy In The Journey, Recover With Color”

January 24th 2022 PDT

New English Literature – “Joy In The Journey, Recover With Color” “Joy In The Journey, Recover With Color” is a recovery-themed coloring book for codependents. This 83 page coloring book was developed as a creative outlet for codependents on their path to recovery. There are 36 original Illustrates on high-quality paper inspired by the CoDA 12 Step, CoDA 12 Traditions, and the CoDA 12 Promises. In addition to the wonderful illustrations, there are beautifully designed spaces for you to capture y ...Continue Reading

CoDA Teen Project

January 18th 2022 PDT

At the 2021 CoDA Service Conference the CoDA Board and the Spanish Outreach Committee began a task force to enable CoDA to carry the message to teens suffering from codependency. All interested members of the CoDA community are invited to contribute to the goal of creating a structure that can support CoDA youth and work with them on their recovery in CoDA groups adapted to the patterns and characteristic of teenage life. Members from around the globe will participate. Spanish interpretation will ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board F2F Workgroup Minutes December 19, 2021

January 14th 2022 PDT

CoDA Board of Trustees F2F (Face-to Face) Workgroup Minutes December 19, 2021 Day/Time: Sunday 8-9:15 am Pacific Time Board Mission Statement Acknowledging that we are all here for our personal recovery, the mission of the CoDA Board of Trustees is to ensure the longevity and fiscal health of the organization, to support the Fellowship’s ongoing service work, to promote CoDA unity and to reach the still suffering codependents. Attending: – Barbara, Faith, Florence, Joe, Katherin ...Continue Reading

Have You Considered Doing CoDA Service At The World Level?

January 6th 2022 PDT

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

Happy New Year From Your CoDA Board!

January 5th 2022 PDT

Happy New Year from your CoDA Inc Board of Trustees! We wish to thank our Fellowship Service Worker Geff who coordinated, plus the 38 individual CoDA meetings that sponsored our annual CoDA-Thon! We had a total of 97 meetings held over Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve and New Years Day! [1]board@coda.org You can review previous emails here: [2]https://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ If you have a friend who would like to subscribe, please have them go h ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, January 8th, 8 AM PST

January 4th 2022 PDT

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

Proper Use of the CoDA Logo

January 3rd 2022 PDT

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

New Year's Codathon Schedule

December 29th 2021 PDT

Dear CoDA Fellowship, Here's a reminder for the New Year's Eve & New Year's Day CoDAthon (Marathon on line meetings) schedule. There are a few additions & updates also. The latest lists through New Years Day are here: [1]https://www.codependents.org/codathon.htm If you missed our previous emails, many internet and phone CoDA meetings are involved in collaboration to get as close as possible to 24 hours consecutive meetigns on December 31st & January 1st. Please spread the word! ...Continue Reading

Final 1st Week CoDAthon Meetings Update

December 22nd 2021 PDT

Dear CoDA Fellowship, Since our original email, over 25% more meetings have joined the CoDAthon! The latest lists through New Years Day will be here: [1]https://www.codependents.org/codathon.htm If you missed our previous emails, many internet and phone CoDA meetings are involved in trying to get as close as possible to 24 hours straight on all 4 upcoming holidays: December 24th & 25th; & December 31st & January 1st. Please spread the word! In Service, [2]codathon@coda. ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes 12/4/21

December 22nd 2021 PDT

CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees Minutes December 4th, 2021 Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am Pacific Time Acknowledging that we are all here for our personal recovery. The mission of the CoDA Board of Trustees is to ensure the longevity and fiscal health of the organization, to support the Fellowship’s ongoing service work, to promote CoDA unity and to reach the still suffering codependents. Members in Attendance – Barbara, Faith, Florence, Joe, Katherine, Yaniv, Terry D (H&I Chair - Chair ...Continue Reading

Holiday CoDAthon Meetings Updates

December 20th 2021 PDT

Dear CoDA Fellowship, There are more meetings joining the CoDAthon everyday. Rather than sending you tons of large emails, we hope you will check this link for updates frequently. It lists all participating meetings, along with dates, times, & log in information. It can also be printed & shared with others! [1]https://www.codependents.org/codathon.htm If you missed Sunday Night's email, many internet and phone CoDA meetings are going to be going as close as possible to 24 hours s ...Continue Reading

Holiday CoDAthon Meetings

December 19th 2021 PDT

Dear CoDA Fellowship, As we wrote last week, there will be marathon CoDA meetings on both of the upcoming holidays. CoDA would like to express our gratitude to the meetings that are offering a safe space for the Co-Dependent who is suffering during the holidays. Below, you will find a list for each of the 4 days of all special holiday meetings. We also suggest checking the CoDA internet & phone meeting locator at[1]https://coda.org/find-a-meeting/online-meetings/ for additional resources. Bec ...Continue Reading

CoDA Is Seeking Meetings Willing To Sponsor Holiday CoDA-thon Meetings

December 15th 2021 PDT

Dear CoDA Fellowship, First, thank you for opening this email! For those who are not aware, a "CoDAthon" is a non-stop series of meetings during the holidays, especially geared towards the Co-Dependent who still suffers. It's especially helpful for those without family or those who would benefit from additional support during the holiday season. The idea originated decades ago in at least one other 12 step group. The CoDA alt meetings started doing similar fairly early this century ...Continue Reading

CoDA Is Seeking A Fellowship Service Worker

December 8th 2021 PDT

Announcing an opportunity to become a Fellowship Service Worker (Tradition Eight). Your work will include supporting our standing committees; principally the Hospitals and Institutions Committee (H&I). In order to complete these services, you need an up-to-date computer, printer, internet access, and a familiarity with Word and Excel. A scanner may be provided. Choose your own hours. Flexible hours and remote working opportunity. You will be reimbursed at the standard rate for Fellowship Se ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board F2F Workgroup Minutes November 21, 2021

December 4th 2021 PDT

CoDA Board of Trustees F2F (Face-to Face) Workgroup Minutes November 21, 2021 Day/Time: Sunday 8-9:15 am Pacific Time Board Mission Statement Acknowledging that we are all here for our personal recovery, the mission of the CoDA Board of Trustees is to ensure the longevity and fiscal health of the organization, to support the Fellowship’s ongoing service work, to promote CoDA unity and to reach the still suffering codependents. Attending: – Barbara, Faith, Florence, Joe, Katherin ...Continue Reading
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