CoDA Announcements Archives

 

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, October 2nd, 8 AM PST

September 29th 2021 PST

         *CoDA Board of Trustees**Agenda * *October 2, 2021*Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am PT/10 am -11:30 pm CT & Guatemala/11 am-12:30 pm ET/12 Noon-1:30 pm AT*/*6:00-7:30 pm Israel/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 90 ...Continue Reading

CoDA Public Board Minutes 9/4/21

September 23rd 2021 PST

    *Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc.** Board of Trustees Minutes * *September 4, 2021* /Zoom Meeting//https://zoom.us/j/96821037645//Meeting ID: 968 2103 7645/  /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./ *Order of round robin - Check ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Virtual Face To Face Meeting 8/14/21

September 15th 2021 PST

   *CoDA Board of Trustees**Virtual F2F Board Meeting Minutes* *August 14th, 2021*                                                           /Acknowledging that we are all here for our personal recovery, the mission of the//  ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Summary For 2021

September 13th 2021 PST

       To our Fellowship:Our second virtual CoDA Service Conference (CSC) was a great experience & allowed members from the entire world to be involved!2022 CSC is scheduled for Rapid City in South Dakota (USA). We plan to go "hybrid" allowing those who physically cannot attend to attend the conference virtually. Here is a full summary of the conference:https://www.codependents.org/CSC/2021/2021.htmTo see the complete text of any given motion, please click on this link:* ...Continue Reading

Sponsorship In CoDA

September 11th 2021 PST

This is a resending of a message that originally went out on 3/13/11. It was written by the 2011 Communications Committee.comm@coda.orgSPONSORSHIP 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 ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Tradition 11 Changed Interpretation

September 2nd 2021 PST

         At the recent CoDA Service Conference (CSC), some changes were approved by motion as to how we interpret Tradition 11.1. *Motion #21022   Social Media Anonymity*Tradition 11 speaks to members of CoDA maintaining anonymity when representing CoDA to outside entities. Tradition 11 does not speak of recovery meetings, literature, virtual meetings, traditional face to face meetings, recovery conventions and recovery videos and audios. Tradition 11 does not forbid individu ...Continue Reading

Second Spanish-Speaking CoDA Convention

September 2nd 2021 PST

CoDA World’s Spanish Outreach Committee is pleased to invite you to participate in the second iteration of its Convention. Those who attend will be able to meet, and share with, Spanish-speaking presenters from around the world. We hope that you enjoy the carefully chosen program that SPO has organized during this Year of Service.Information about the Convention, as well as how to register for it, can be found at: www.divulgacioncoda.org/convencion/2da-convencionWe look forward to seeing you there!Please note: No transl ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting, Sat, September 4th, 8 AM PST With Agenda

August 30th 2021 PST

         *CoDA Board of Trustees**Agenda * *September 4, 2021*Day/Time: Saturday - 8-9:30 am PT/10 am -11:30 pm CT & Guatemala/11 am-12:30 pm ET/12 Noon-1:30 pm AT*/*6:00-7:30 pm Israel/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 ...Continue Reading

New CoDA Board Officers Announced For 2021-2022

August 29th 2021 PST

   Dear CoDA Fellowship: CoDependents Anonymous (CoDA) held it's second Virtual CoDA Service Conference the week of July 26-29th, 2021.  It was a wonderful experience for all who attended - delegates, trusted servants and observers - and it was a resounding success.   The CoDA Board owes a debt of gratitude to all who contributed to the success of the Conference, without whom it would not have been possible - the CoDA Events Committee, the Email List Coordinator, the Webmaster, the del ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Ken and Mary R 2021 Event Workshop Recordings

August 24th 2021 PST

  CoDA World Global Conversation with Ken and Mary on July 17th was a beautiful experience with so many people from so many different places and languages around the world. It really was a Global Conversation!  Events is happy to announce that the Global Conversation recordings are now available for download. With gratitude to the Trusted Servant who volunteered to edit the written English transcript, both can be found here: https://www.codependents.org/Ken_Mary/ Recognizing that there were a th ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Problems at a meeting? What do we do?

August 21st 2021 PST

The following is an email we originally sent on 6/7/16 Problems at a meeting? What do we do? Many of us have experienced problems at a meeting but we don't always know what to do. Often we find discomfort in using our voice and need some guidance from the Experience, Strength and Hope of the Fellowship.Some problems many of us have experienced are, but not limited to:- 13th Stepping (romantic or dominating sponsors)- Prayers read not always being CoDA endorsed prayers- One person monopolizing the lead/host/cha ...Continue Reading

CoDA Website Meeting Search Engine Issue

August 11th 2021 PST

We are having technical issues with our meeting search engine. We are working on a fix, hopefully it will be soon. We are sorry for the inconvenience.CoDA World Service 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, please have them go here: https://www.codependents.org/sub.htm If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of this email), please email info@coda.orgIf you wish more informa ...Continue Reading

CoDA 2021 Virtual International CoDA Convention

August 11th 2021 PST

CoDA will be hosting the 2021 International CoDA Convention by Zoom on October 9th, 11am- 5pm EDT (-4 GMT) (8am- 2pm PT).We are looking for CoDA members interested in leading a workshop or being a speaker. Workshops typically are 1 hour to 1½ hours and Speakers 45 min to 1 hour depending on the number of applicants. The theme of the convention is “Celebrating CoDA Community.”The number of workshops and speakers will be decided once all the applications are received. We have the ability to provide virtual rooms so ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Virtual Face To Face Meeting 7/24/21

July 31st 2021 PST

   *CoDA Board of Trustees**Virtual F2F Board Meeting Minutes * *July 24, 2021*                           * **Attending: *Nancy O/Canada, Don B/SoCal, Barbara/NorCal, Gail S/Nevada, Faith J/Canada, Matt T/Texas, Joe R/Guatemala.  *Not in Attendance*: Yaniv S/Israel *CONSENT AGENDA**Motion 1 – *Move to approve the July 18, 2021 Virtual F2F Board Meeting Minutes. Moved ...Continue Reading

Proper Use of the CoDA Logo

July 29th 2021 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

CoDA Hospitals And Institutions Committee Information

July 21st 2021 PST

      H&I Lights Newsletterof the Hospitals & Institutions Committee of CoDA   Beam 7    July 2021        _Have you ever been stuck?_How did you feel when you got unstuck? Sharing the message of CoDA with residents of institutions often brings new freedom to them“I really am grateful & hopeful to what I have learned & how it’s going to affect my life, my relationships w/family, children, friends, & how important it is to be able to pas ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Virtual Face To Face Meeting 7/10/21

July 19th 2021 PST

   *CoDA Board of Trustees**Virtual F2F Board Meeting Minutes* *July 10, 2021*                                                           *Attending: *Nancy O/Canada, Don B/SoCal, Barbara/NorCal, Gail S/Nevada, Yaniv S/Israel, ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Virtual Face To Face Meeting 6/26/21

July 16th 2021 PST

   *CoDA Board of Trustees**Virtual F2F Board Meeting Minutes* *June 26, 2021*                              * **Attending: *Nancy O/Canada, Don B/SoCal, Barbara/NorCal, Gail S/Nevada, Yaniv S/Israel, Faith J/Canada, Matt T/Texas, Joe R/Guatemala - (Partial Attendance) *_Consent Agenda_* *Motion 1: *Move to approve the TOTAL COST ESTIMATE:  $1,432.5 ...Continue Reading

CoDA: 2021 Service Conference Final Delegate Packet Is Out + Observing The Conference

July 14th 2021 PST

       Did you know that any CoDA member is welcome to observe the July 27-30 Service Conference at no charge? If you're interested, please go here:VIRTUAL 2021 CoDA Service Business Conference July 26 -July 30 Registration, Mon, Jul 26, 2021 at 2:00 PM | Eventbritethen click on register, then select "observer" and finish your registration. We also want to let you know that the Zip file edition of the delegate packet for the 2021 CSC is complete. If you have not downloaded it ...Continue Reading

CoDA: CoDA & CoRe Boards Seeking New Members

July 8th 2021 PST

       /Please consider doing service with the as a Board of Trustee for: CoDA ~ Codependents Anonymous Incorporated CoRe ~ CoDA Resource Publishing Incorporated/*CoDA Board of Trustees* - Handles the daily business of CoDA, when CoDA Service Conference (CSC) is not in session. Board@CoDA.org The CoDA Board membership is elected at the yearly CoDA Service Conference (CSC) for a 3-year term. After 2 years, the person can run for an additional 3-year term. No person can serve more than 2 ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Update for Virtual CoDA Service Conference (CSC) 2021

July 7th 2021 PST

       Announcement Update for Virtual CoDA Service Conference (CSC) 2021 Delegate Orientation: Monday, July 26 2-4 EDT CSC: Tuesday, July 27 – Friday, July 30th from 11 AM – 4 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) Welcome to our second Virtual ONLY CoDA Service Conference (CSC) in 2021. World CoDA cares about the health and wellbeing of our Trusted Servants and Fellowship members.  We are under extraordinary circumstances and we continue to adapt. The CoDA Events Committee in consu ...Continue Reading

CoDA: You Can Observe the 2021 CoDA Service Conference Via the Internet!

July 5th 2021 PST

       Dear Fellowship,   Have you ever wanted to observe the CoDA Service Conference (CSC) and observe how CoDA conducts our business? This year, the entire Conference is going to be virtual only, so it's a great opportunity to learn about CoDA while incurring absolutely no travel (or other) expenses! All you need to observe the CoDA Service Conference is a computer or smart phone.Dates: Tuesday, 7/27 – Friday, 7/30If you're interested, please register here at no charge: https:// ...Continue Reading

CoDA: The 2021 Service Conference Is This Month!

July 5th 2021 PST

       The CoDA Service Conference (CSC) is only 17 days away! If your meeting, intergroup, regional or state CoDA Organization wishes to share your group conscience with your delegate(s) regarding any 2021 issues, we suggest you do so soon!Other than 1 or 2 last minute additions, the full CoDA Service Conference (CSC) delegate packet is out.There are several ways to get the delegate packet.There will be a complete delegate packet as a zip here: https://www.codependents.org/2021CDP.zipOr yo ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Virtual Face To Face Meeting 6/12/21

June 29th 2021 PST

   *CoDA Board of Trustees**Virtual F2F Board Meeting * *June 12, 2021**Attending: *Nancy O/Canada, Don B/SoCal, Barbara/NorCal, Gail S/Nevada, Yaniv S/Israel, Faith J/Canada, Joe R/Guatemala. *Absent*: Matt T/Texas. *_Old Business_* *Email DRAFT re TEAM *– The Board reviewed an email to send to Trusted Servants regarding the unauthorized use of Microsoft Teams within the CoDA Board MS Office 365 Account by some Trusted Servants.  The CoDA Board MS Office Teams feature has been turned off s ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes for Conference Call 6/5/21

June 22nd 2021 PST

    *Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc.** Board of Trustees Minutes * *June 5, 2021* The Board of Trustees held a public meeting on Saturday, June 5th, 2021 by videoconference.  Members in attendance included: Nancy O./Canada, Gail S./Nevada, Barbara D/NorCal, Faith J./Canada, Joe R/Guatemala, Yaniv S/Israel, Don B./SoCal, Matt T/Texas*CONSENT AGENDA **Treasurer’s report/Financials*JP Morgan Chase Checking$ 172,590.85JP Morgan Chase Savings$ 220,378.51National Bank of Arizona$ 100,670.03Tot ...Continue Reading
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