CoDA Announcements Archives

 

CoDA Board Of Trustees Seeking New Members

July 15th 2023 PDT

      /Please consider doing service as a Board of Trustee for: CoDA ~ Codependents Anonymous Incorporated CoRe ~ CoDA Resource Publishing Incorporated/Please consider doing service with the CoDA Board of Trustees.  Here are the requirements:  Working knowledge of the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Co-Dependents Anonymous.  Skills and experience necessary for the Board of Trustees to fulfill its legal and fiscal responsibilities to the Corporation.  Desire to carr ...Continue Reading

CoDA Convention (ICC) Meals Extended to 7.12.23

July 8th 2023 PDT

 Good News! *_The deadline to purchase meals_* for Saturday night and/or Sunday morning at the International CoDA Convention (ICC) *_has been extended to Wednesday July 12, 2023. _* If you are thinking of attending in person – register today! If you have registered to attend ICC in person - select meals today! If you have registered & selected meals – thank you! No action required.  *_ICC registration_* can be made on Eventbrite (if you have not already registered): https://2023internationalcodaconven ...Continue Reading

CoDA Convention (ICC) Deadlines: July 7, 2023

July 1st 2023 PDT

 International CoDA Convention (ICC) Deadlines July 7, 2023  *_Registration + Meals* + Reservations _*(RMR) This communication is to provide important, time sensitive information regarding the 2023 CoDA International Conference (ICC) in Houston, Texas, July 23rd-27th. You know how we love our acronyms… well here’s a new one: *_RMR_*_:_ *_Registration + Meals* + Reservations*_**_* Deadline is July 7, 2023_**_R: Registration_*ICC registration can be made on Eventbrite (if you have not already registere ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference (CSC) Delegate Packet Is Up Including Zip Files

June 27th 2023 PDT

 All is available here: https://coda.org/delegate-package-2023/Please check back frequently as there _definitely will be updates_.You have the choice of downloading everything individually, or we have 4 zip files for easier downloading:Complete Delegate PacketZip File MotionsZip File Everything Else (Not Motions)Zip File All Power Point PresentationsPlease address questions to CoDAlist@coda.org  You can review previous emails here: https://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ If you have a fr ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Join us at the 2023 Conferance (ICC) - Raise the Roof and Have Some Fun!

June 23rd 2023 PDT

  *_Don’t miss out: _** To see and hear Ken and Mary, the founders of Co-Dependents Anonymous,* To participate in the variety of workshops offered, and* To take part in all the fun activities, such as: Raffles, Line Dancing, a Scavenger Hunt, and so much more! *_Meal and Hotel Reservation Deadline:_*If you have not already done so, please reserve your room and make your meal selections today! The deadline is* _July 7, 2023._*  Host Hotel Reservations:  To secure your accommodation and ...Continue Reading

July 1st Public CoDA Board meeting cancelled

June 20th 2023 PDT

         Dear Fellowship, Your CoDA Board is preparing for our upcoming annual CoDA Service Conference (CSC) that will be held July 23 to the 27th in Houston TX:https://coda.org/world-service-events/In light of this, we are canceling our July 1st Public CoDA Board meeting.We are looking forward to seeing everyone that will be attending CSC either in person or virtually!Some faces we know so well, and some faces we look forward to meeting. We appreciate each and every one of you wh ...Continue Reading

CoDA:New Version Of The Fellowship Service Manual (FSM)

June 1st 2023 PDT

The CoDA Board is happy to announce that the updated Fellowship Service Manual (FSM) has been uploaded to our CoDA.org website. The Glossary and Acronym list was updated as well.You can locate this here: https://coda.org/service-info/fellowship-services-manual-fsm/It is also available on the CoDA Service Conference (CSC) Delegate page: https://coda.org/delegate-package-2023/In service, CoDA Board of Trustees ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Interpreters Needed For 2023 International Convention

May 25th 2023 PDT

 /CoDA World embraces the multilingual and cultural diversity the Fellowship holds around the world/.  The International CoDA Convention (ICC) is a time and place for codependents from around the world to meet, celebrate and further their recovery. Newcomers and old timers attend workshops and enjoy hearing speakers share their experience, strength, and hope of CoDA Recovery. The Convention is presented in English.  Trusted Servants from around the world, who speak multiple languages, are invited to ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, June 3rd, 8 AM PDT

May 21st 2023 PDT

         CoDA, Inc. Board of TrusteesJune 3rd, 2023 Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am Pacific Daylight Time(Please adjust for your time zone)How To Join A Zoom Meeting:https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-Zoom-meetingJoin Zoom Meeting/https://zoom.us/j/96821037645//Meeting ID: 968 2103 7645//One tap mobile//+13462487799,,96821037645#// US (Houston)//+16465588656,,96821037645#// US (New York)//Dial by your location//+1 346 248 7799// US (Houston ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Check out Codependents.org!

May 14th 2023 PDT

*Check out Codependents.org!*Have you ever wondered if you could listen to the Fellowship Forums at your leisure?  How about the 2021 End of Winter Retreat speakers?  Or maybe the 2020 - 2022 International Convention speakers?  Also, there are some short audios from various people in recovery about CoDA, recordings from United Kingdom speakers, and a Ken and Mary workshop.And the Full archives of our 7 email Lists!All this can be found at codependents.org! Follow the links on the main page www.codependent ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Upcoming International Convention (ICC)

May 3rd 2023 PDT

 The International CoDA Convention (ICC) is a time and place for codependents to meet to celebrate and further their recovery. Newcomers and old timers attend workshops and enjoy hearing speakers share their experience, strength and hope of CoDA Recovery.   In addition, there are fun events being planned.  Come hang out, join in the fellowship and invest in YOU!Friday, July 28, 2023 - Sunday, July 30, 2023 (until Noon CDT)_Registration is now open_ and the suggested donation is discounted until May 3 ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Alternative Meeting Format Voting Entity News!

May 2nd 2023 PDT

         Voting Entity (VE) groups are formed to represent a group of meetings, Intergroup, Region or country and support sending two delegates to represent such a group at the CoDA Service Conference (CSC).  The Alternative Format Meeting Taskforce (AFMTF) was created at the 2022 CoDA Service Conference (CSC) to establish an official Voting Entity group to represent Alternative Format Meetings.  We are excited to announce that the Alternative Meeting Format Vo ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, May 6th, 8 AM PDT

April 28th 2023 PDT

         CoDA, Inc. Board of TrusteesMay 6th, 2023 Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am Pacific Daylight Time(Please adjust for your time zone)How To Join A Zoom Meeting:https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-Zoom-meetingJoin Zoom Meeting/https://zoom.us/j/96821037645//Meeting ID: 968 2103 7645//One tap mobile//+13462487799,,96821037645#// US (Houston)//+16465588656,,96821037645#// US (New York)//Dial by your location//+1 346 248 7799// US (Houston) ...Continue Reading

CoDA's You Tube Channel

April 24th 2023 PDT

CoDA now has our own You Tube Channel!https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0oWXZDpoVdKbyJ0YDh1zTQ/playlistsFor those more used to You Tube, You will find most of the CoDA audio files from codependents.org; + 4 unique videos, & the Ken & Mary R (our founders) workshop:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2JefAJ_fok&list=PLEQVATeN2_2oOcfc8BxOLKda-PItabeXa&index=5&t=4sWe currently have a total of 101 You Tube "Videos" on our channel, with more to come!And we have 2219 subscribers. We’ve also sorted the You Tube ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes 3/4/23

April 16th 2023 PDT

   *CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees**Minutes* *March 4th, 2023*Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am Pacific TimeAcknowledging 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 and order of Round Robin - *Barbara, Florence, Joe, Katherine, Lisa, Steve, Tina, Yaniv*, */(Chairs Forum D ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Of Trustees Seeking New Members

April 16th 2023 PDT

      /Please consider doing service as a Board of Trustee for: CoDA ~ Codependents Anonymous Incorporated CoRe ~ CoDA Resource Publishing Incorporated/Please consider doing service with the CoDA Board of Trustees.  Here are the requirements:  Working knowledge of the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Co-Dependents Anonymous.  Skills and experience necessary for the Board of Trustees to fulfill its legal and fiscal responsibilities to the Corporation.  Desire to carr ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Preparing For The 2023 Service Conference

April 12th 2023 PDT

         To our CoDA Fellowship - We are getting excited about our upcoming CoDA Service Conference (CSC) which is being held both virtually via the internet and in person in Houston, Texas. Here’s some information we believe may be helpful to you, and your respective meetings, in preparation for our upcoming conference.  *CoDA Service Conference (CSC) - Business Meeting*·       Sunday, July 23, 2023: Mandatory Delegate Orientation· ...Continue Reading

Have You Considered Doing CoDA Service At The World Level?

April 12th 2023 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 ...Continue Reading

Proper Use of the CoDA Logo

April 5th 2023 PDT

     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 board@coda.org.CoDA groups may use the following seals on their letterheads, news ...Continue Reading

What Would YOU Like To See Sent Out On The CoDA Announcements & Information Email List?

March 31st 2023 PDT

This is a resending of a message that was originally sent on 8/4/17.We'd like your feedback! This is the time of year when we are going to be sending a lot of information regarding the CoDA Service Conference. We believe that is of great importance because it gives YOU a voice in CoDA policy.We also wonder if some members would find different sorts of content more useful to them personally.Please feel free to send any constructive suggestions on what you would like to see on this list; we'd greatly appreciate it. It wou ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, April 1st, 8 AM PDT

March 28th 2023 PDT

         CoDA, Inc. Board of TrusteesApril 1st, 2023 Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am Pacific Daylight Time(Please adjust for your time zone)How To Join A Zoom Meeting:https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-Zoom-meetingJoin Zoom Meeting/https://zoom.us/j/96821037645//Meeting ID: 968 2103 7645//One tap mobile//+13462487799,,96821037645#// US (Houston)//+16465588656,,96821037645#// US (New York)//Dial by your location//+1 346 248 7799// US (Housto ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes 2/4/23

March 26th 2023 PDT

   *CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees**Minutes* *February 4th, 2023*Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am Pacific TimeAcknowledging 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 and order of round robin –* Barbara, Faith, Joe, Katherine, Lisa, Steve, Tina, Yaniv (arrived at 8:42 Pa ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes 1/7/23

March 26th 2023 PDT

   *CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees**Minutes* *January 7th, 2023*Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am Pacific TimeAcknowledging 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 and order of round robin –* Barbara, Florence, Joe, Katherine, Lisa, Steve, Tina, Yaniv, Gail*Absent: Fai ...Continue Reading

CoDA's History & The Email Lists

March 19th 2023 PDT

The following is a slightly revised version of an email we originally sent on 2/17/16 Did you know that a large portion of CoDA's history since January 2010 is available for all to review in the email list archives?https://codependents.org/coda_email_lists.htmIt includes every email ever sent on the public CoDA Email lists.There are 7 lists with differing content: 1. General Announcements - What's new In CoDA & How do things in CoDA work?2. QSR - Our Quarterly Service Reports3. Weekly Reading - The Co-NNec ...Continue Reading

Sponsorship In CoDA

March 12th 2023 PDT

This is a resending of a message that originally went out on 3/13/11. It was written by the 2011 Communications Committee.SPONSORSHIP IN CoDASponsorship in CoDA is essentially different from sponsorship in other 12 step groups because of the nature of the disease of codependence. To be effective, CoDA sponsorship depends on the development of healthy boundaries on control issues such as advice-giving, care-taking, and rescuing. Giving feedback as sponsors, we can develop skills to be honest without advising, lecturing, ...Continue Reading
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