CoDA Announcements Archives

 

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

March 2nd 2022 PST

         CoDA, Inc. Board of TrusteesMarch 5th, 2021Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am Pacific Time(Please adjust for your time zone)Join 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)//+1 646 558 8656// US (New York)//+1 669 900 9128// US (San Jose)//+1 253 215 8782// US (Taco ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Sponsors Needed for H&I

March 2nd 2022 PST

Interested in stepping up your recovery?CoDA’s Hospitals and Institutions committee has a sponsorship program for inmates. The aim of sponsoring is to guide the sponsee confined to a prison or institution through CoDA’s steps and traditions.We are desperate to have CoDA members who are willing to sponsor including Spanish speakers. All correspondence is done by US Mail. Anonymity is maintained. For more information and application, go to: https://coda.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Sponsor-info-for-CoDA-Inmate-Sponsorsh ...Continue Reading

CoDA's Email Team Is Looking For Volunteers

February 26th 2022 PST

*_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: https://coda.org/service-info/communications-committee-main-page/The CoDA Email Team (CET) is a group of a ...Continue Reading

CoDA's Local Events Calender and Emails

February 23rd 2022 PST

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, etcPlease either go to https://coda.org/calendar/ and click on"Add Event", which should bring up an email to send to our Web Liaison. Or...........On some web browsers, that form may not wor ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes 2/5/22

February 22nd 2022 PST

   *CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees**Minutes* *February 5th, 2022*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.*Attendees and Round Robin order – *Barbara, Faith, Joe, Katherine, Yaniv, Darlene (IMC Chair - Chairs Forum represe ...Continue Reading

CoDA's You Tube Channel

February 21st 2022 PST

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 recent Ken & Mary R (our founders) workshop:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2JefAJ_fok&list=PLEQVATeN2_2oOcfc8BxOLKda-PItabeXa&index=5&t=4sThe Ken & Mary audio with photo is an upgrade, the CoDA Events Committee was able to remove some silences.We currently have a total of 70 You Tub ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Twelve Service Concepts of Co-Dependents Anonymous

February 19th 2022 PST

Twelve Service Concepts of Co-Dependents Anonymous [*]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 servants to perform service work.   [*]The Fellowship of CoDA has the responsibility of determinin ...Continue Reading

CoDA: 13th Stepping

February 12th 2022 PST

13TH STEPPINGA 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 to the overall health of a meeting. N ...Continue Reading

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

February 2nd 2022 PST

         CoDA, Inc. Board of TrusteesFebruary 5th, 2021Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am Pacific Time(Please adjust for your time zone)   Join 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)//+1 646 558 8656// US (New York)//+1 669 900 9128// US (San Jose)//+1 253 215 878 ...Continue Reading

CoDA Fellowship Email - New Year Greetings

January 30th 2022 PST

         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, encouragin ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes 1/8/22

January 28th 2022 PST

   *CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees**Minutes* *January 8th, 2022*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 ** *Barbara, Faith, Florence, Joe, Katherine, Yaniv, John (WCC Chair - Chairs Forum representative), ...Continue Reading

CoDA Meeting App

January 27th 2022 PST

         Your CoDA Board is working on producing a CoDA Meeting App, similar to the AA Meeting App: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 _codameetingapp@coda.org_ Thank you! CoDA Boardboard@coda.org  You can review previous emails here: https://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ If you ha ...Continue Reading

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

January 24th 2022 PST

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 your recovery thoughts and ...Continue Reading

CoDA Teen Project

January 18th 2022 PST

         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. Sp ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board F2F Workgroup Minutes December 19, 2021

January 14th 2022 PST

         *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&nbs ...Continue Reading

Have You Considered Doing CoDA Service At The World Level?

January 6th 2022 PST

         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

Happy New Year From Your CoDA Board!

January 5th 2022 PST

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

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

January 4th 2022 PST

         CoDA, Inc. Board of TrusteesJanuary 8th, 2021Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am Pacific Time(Please adjust for your time zone)   Join 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)//+1 646 558 8656// US (New York)//+1 669 900 9128// US (San Jose)//+1 253 215 8782 ...Continue Reading

Proper Use of the CoDA Logo

January 3rd 2022 PST

     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

New Year's Codathon Schedule

December 29th 2021 PST

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: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 sprea ...Continue Reading

Final 1st Week CoDAthon Meetings Update

December 22nd 2021 PST

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: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,codathon ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes 12/4/21

December 22nd 2021 PST

   *CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees**Minutes* *December 4th, 2021*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.*Members in Attendance** **– *Barbara, Faith, Florence, Joe, Katherine, Yaniv, Terry D (H&I Chair - Chairs Forum rep ...Continue Reading

Holiday CoDAthon Meetings Updates

December 20th 2021 PST

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!      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 st ...Continue Reading

Holiday CoDAthon Meetings

December 19th 2021 PST

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 athttps://coda.org/find-a-meeting/online-meetings/ for additional resources. Because this pr ...Continue Reading

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

December 15th 2021 PST

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. The last several years, these ...Continue Reading
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