CoDA Announcements Archives

 

[list_settings.list_name]: Convention Workshops & Keynote Speakers Schedule

July 10th 2010 PDT

Here's an updated Convention schedule. Saturday, July 17 9:00 - 10:15, Marinas East/West, Principles Before Personalities 9:00 - 10:15, Pacifica A, Recovery from Emotional Abandonment 9:00 - 10:15, Pacifica B, Coming to Believe 10:45 - 12:00, Marinas East/West, "Utilizando Herramientas de Recuperacion para Alcanzar las Promesas" 10:45 - 12:00, Pacifica A, Relationships as Mirrors 10:45 - 12:00, Pacifica B, Inner Child 2:00 - 3:15, Marinas East/West, "El Establecimiento de Limites Saludables en la Recup ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] We're Back!

July 8th 2010 PDT

Just a short note to let you know that all the CoDA email lists are back online. For a short period, you may have issues with connecting to the main website &/or emailing to addresses@coda.org as the internet learns of our move to a new host. As we mentioned earlier, we have a new email address for list submissions. If you'd like to have something sent out on any of our English speaking lists, please email your event or item to codalist@codependents.org For our Espanol list, please email your requests to Madeline: es ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name]: 2010 Convention News From Events

July 3rd 2010 PDT

Events Update: Melody B has stated their will be no book signing Saturday night. Our 7th Tradition will be collected in our Marathon CoDA meetings. Motels near Raddison Westside: Raddison Westside (our meeting place) 1 800-395-7046 still has some rooms for the weekend just not on Wed 14th or Thursday the 15th. . Court Yard Marriott 1 800 736-0698 or 310 590-2500 on Bristol Parkway in Culver City, they told me about 5-8 minute walk to Raddison Westside. Or Four Points by Sheraton LA Westside in Culver C ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name]: Convention / Conference Hotel Room Availability

June 25th 2010 PDT

The Raddison is booked up, we are looking into close accommodations and will post something as soon as we have some options. Also we are getting close on our Saturday night Banquet dinner count. If you plan to join us for dinner Saturday night, you need to register for Convention and pay for dinner & Convention. If you are just planning on attending any Speaker meeting, you need to register for Convention. Convention only is Forty-five dollars. this includes are the speaker meetings and workshops. Parking m ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name]: Vegetarian Food At Convention & CSC Motions

June 24th 2010 PDT

UPDATE!! Concerning Friday and Saturday meals at this years International CoDA Convention. There will be a choice for a limited number of Vegetarian meals at our Friday noon luncheon. We will also have a limited number of Vegetarian OR Vegan meals at our Saturday night banquet. Sunday morning is buffet and does not offer a separate Vegetarian meal. CoDA registration on-line has been updated for Saturday banquet. If you have already registered and would like to request one of these meals please send an email to ev ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] CoRe Phone Number Change & Upcoming Downtime

June 18th 2010 PDT

Please note phone numbers for CoRe: The fax number will remain 704-483-3088. The new phone number is 704-483-3038 - this is an answering machine; messages are picked up every other day, minimum. Also, please note that the CoRe Website will be under construction and unavailable over the 4th of July weekend. The site is moving, so we have to be down for two to three days. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thanks CoRe coreorders@coda.org If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to th ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] Request For Your Meeting's Update Information

June 18th 2010 PDT

All, it is important that information about your meetings be as current as possible. There is a form on the CoDA.org site that is used to provide time, location, and contact info. The contact info can be used for people to find out if the meeting is still viable and the times are correct, as well as by CoDA to send notifications that are pertinent to all meetings. Please, if you are the contact for your meeting, make sure that this information is up to date on both your local and CoDA World meeting lists. It would als ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] 2010 Conference Motions Are Out

June 18th 2010 PDT

Here's another reminder that many of the 2010 CSC motions are up. We're really hoping your CoDA community will take the time to gc these issues & let your delegates know your area's consensus on this year's issues & proposed literature. Per the 2nd tradition, your trusted servants need your guidance! Also thanks to all the committees & states who have turned in your motions in such a timely manner! Individual motions can be viewed or downloaded here http://coda.org/dp/index.php or here: http://coda.org/ ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] New List Sending Address

June 18th 2010 PDT

For those who have us in your address book or white lists to avoid these e-mailings being labeled as spam, please note that sometime in the next 1-3 weeks our sending address will be changing to codalist@codependents.org Geff R If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of this email), please email outreach@coda.org ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] 2010 Conference Motions Reminder

June 11th 2010 PDT

Just another reminder that many of the 2010 CSC motions are up. We're really hoping your CoDA community will tale the time gc these issues & let your delegates know your area's consensus on this year's issues & proposed literature. Per the 2nd tradition, your trusted servants need your guidance! Also thanks to all the committees & states who have turned in your motions in such a timely manner! Individual motions can be viewed or downloaded here www.coda.org/dp/index.php or here: http://coda.org/dp/DPSit ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name]: 2010 Conference Motions Are Out

May 31st 2010 PDT

Attention Voting Entities - Intergroups - Members Important Issues, Motions, Reports are now posted. Visit http://coda.org/dp/DPSitemap.htm CSC documents submitted so far are ready for your review and feedback from your community. Please download and distribute so your community has the opportunity to discuss these important issues prior to CSC July 13-16. CoDA Board __________________________________________________________________________ The Communications Committee sincerely hopes that members receivi ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] 2010 International CoDA Convention

May 7th 2010 PDT

Co-Dependent Anonymous, Inc. (CoDA) 2010 International CoDA Convention 12 Promises: The Yellow Brick Road to Recovery Location in Culver City, California July 16-18th, 2010 Friday, Saturday & Sunday Friday Night Speakers Founders Ken & ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] From The Board

April 29th 2010 PDT

A word from the Board…. In anticipation of CoDA's 24th Service Conference (CSC), we’ve received communications from people never before involved in CoDA at the world level. They ask to participate and offer fresh ways to approach old situations. What a delight to be uplifted by these good thoughts! The months before CoDA Service Conference is a magical time, filled with grand opportunities to practice kindness, restraint and preparedness. We have the opportunity to arrive at CSC prepared for positive outcomes. In ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] Information On The CoDA FSM

April 27th 2010 PDT

Attached is the Table of Contents (ToC) for the FSM (Fellowship Service Manual) of CoDA in Word .doc form. This manual contains a lot of very useful information that is relevant to running meetings, dealing with 7th tradition donations and CoDA structure. The manual can be downloaded or just read on the CoDA.org web site, http://www.coda.org/serviceman.php http://www.coda.org/pdfs/Fellowship_Service_Manual_of_CoDA_2009.pdf or purchased from CoRe, CoDA's publishing arm. http://www.coda.org/core/index.php The ToC sh ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] Deadline For Conference Registration

April 26th 2010 PDT

The Events committee would like to Remind Voting Entity's of an important part in of our By Law Article IV Section 3 deadline is coming up. Please read. Article IV - Membership and Voting Section 3 It is the responsibility of each Voting Entity's service board to notify, in writing, the Secretary of the Board of the selection/election to office of its Delegates and terms of office. Generally, this notification is provided at least thirty (30) days prior to Conference. In the absence of such notification, a Deleg ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name]: From The Board

April 26th 2010 PDT

The following is excepted from the current QSR (Quarterly Service Report). The full QSR will soon be up on the CoDA web site here: http://www.coda.org/status/QSR/index.php You can also subscribe to the QSR here: http://www.coda.org/dada/dadaqsr.htm In the next eighteen months, five of six board positions will become vacant. It's time to look inside and ask if now is the time for you to make the three-year commitment to the Fellowship as a trusted servant. Running this corporation continues to assure a place for others ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] Information On The CoDA FSM

April 19th 2010 PDT

Attached is the Table of Contents (ToC) for the FSM (Fellowship Service Manual) of CoDA in Word .doc form. This manual contains a lot of very useful information that is relevant to running meetings, dealing with 7th tradition donations and CoDA structure. The manual can be downloaded or just read on the CoDA.org web site (no cost), or purchased from CoRe, CoDA's publishing arm. The ToC shows what is in the manual and is being sent out so that more people will be aware and make use of this valuable tool. If you have a ge ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] Coda.org Website Change

April 18th 2010 PDT

There have been major changes to the front page of the Coda.org site to make it more friendly for newcomers. Those who wish to view the old home page with all of it's previous functionality can either go directly to http://www.coda.org/index12.php or go to http://www.coda.org & on the left menu click on "Advance Users". If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of this email), please email outreach@coda.org ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] Open Vs. Closed Meetings

April 12th 2010 PDT

There has been some questions recently about the concept of Open Vs Closed CoDA meetings. Thought this would be a good time to share this excerpt from the 2009 CoDA Fellowship Service manual: “Open” and “Closed” Meetings A CoDA meeting may be "open.” This means that anyone can attend. “Anyone” means codependents, non-codependents, students, or representatives of other organizations (including the media), etc. (It is expected, and may be specifically asked, that all such visitors agree to respect our need for ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] March 13th Board Minutes

April 11th 2010 PDT

Please see the .doc attachment below. We have scanned the attachment & found it to be virus free, but it is always advisable to also scan it yourself before opening. If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of this email), please email outreach@coda.org ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] New Board Member

March 17th 2010 PDT

The CoDA Board is pleased to announce that Geraldine H accepted a position on the Board. Per CoDA bylaws, she will complete the remainder of Maty A's 2010 term until the next CSC. Her application for a Board position will be presented at CSC2010. The Board members thank Maty for her service and look forward to working with Geraldine. If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of this email), please email outreach@coda.org ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] Workshop Leaders Needed For 2010 Conference

March 4th 2010 PDT

Would you like to facilitate or co-facilitate a workshop at the CoDA International Convention in Los Angeles this July? The deadline for workshop submissions has been extended until March 20th, so fill out this online questionnaire today! We have received many topics relating to Relationships and Surrendering, but we still seek topics relating to Sponsorship, Boundaries, Inner Child, Service, Healthy Meetings, and Higher Power. Of course you may submit any topic you like. Please email michelled812@gmail.com with any q ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] Voting Entity Delegate Responsibilities

March 4th 2010 PDT

This is an excerpt from the FSM. It comes from Section 8, which deals with Voting Entity Service. Specifically, it details the delegates' duties, which include sending the VE issues to the Board 60 days before CSC and disseminating information to the community regarding other VE Issues presented to the Board in order to get Group Conscience for voting at the CSC. From Section 08 Voting Entity Service, Voting Entity Delegate Characteristics & Activities:. A Delegate is not, politically speaking, a "senator&quo ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] Updated FSM Has Been Posted

March 3rd 2010 PDT

The Fellowship Service Manual 2009 (Pending Conference Approval 2010) is now on the CoDA World site: http://www.coda.org/pdfs/Fellowship_Service_Manual_of_CoDA_2009.pdf If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of this email), please email outreach@coda.org ...Continue Reading

[list_settings.list_name] CoDA Toll Free Phone Number Is Live

February 21st 2010 PDT

Phone.com 602-277-7991, 888-444-2359 COMES ALIVE!!! ANNOUNCING All CoDA phones now have the CoDA announcement directing callers to options. This is the deployment of one of the service available to us through our phone service provider, Phone.com CoDA's phone numbers are: Local Phoenix number 602-277-7991 Toll Free Number (English) 888-444-2359 Toll Free Number (not designated) 888-444-2379 Options are: Press 1 - to speak with a person to help find a meeting (call forwards to Answer1) Press 2 - to speak to ...Continue Reading
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