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Latest Fellowship News
Please join us for a final fellowship wide Town Hall call to review the final draft of the APB Tent Card on Saturday, September 21, from 12:30 pm to 2 pm EDT! This call will be held via ZOOM. Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/589205475 Click here for the final draft of the...read more
Download the PDF Subscribe to the Traveler 2020 ABC/AWC News Dates:Annual Business Conference - April 23 & 24, 2020ACA World Convention - April 24 (evening), 25 & 26, 2020 The 2020 ABC/AWC will be held at the Renaissance Hotel in Boca Raton,...read more
Call for Shares: Loving Parent Guidebook The proposal to create a Loving Parent Guidebook (LPG) passed the 2017 ABC unanimously. It was envisioned as an expanded, experiential guide to support Chapter 8 in the Big Red Book. The LPG team has been hard at work since...read more
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The ACA World Convention is being held April 24 (evening), 25 & 26, 2020 at the Renaissance Hotel in Boca Raton, Florida. More information including registration is being posted at the Convention Website. You can submit an application for doing an ACA workshop at...read more
We request all candidates for a 2020 Trustee position submit your applications by November 22, 2019. The Nominating Committee will start vetting applicants at that time. See the nominating committee page for more details.read more
Click to download A third fellowship wide APB Town Hall call will be scheduled on Saturday, September 21, from 12:30 pm to 2 pm EST. As the first two calls, this call will be held via ZOOM. Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/589205475 The goal for this third call will be to...read more
Download the PDF Subscribe to the Traveler 2020 ABC/AWC NewsThe 2020 ABC/AWC will be held at the Renaissance Hotel in Boca Raton, Florida. More information, including registration, will be coming soon to the Convention Website.Dates:Annual Business...read more
ABC Proposals Due November 30 Dear Fellow ACAs, Each year the ACA WSO holds our Annual Business Conference (ABC) and ACA World Convention (AWC) in April. This coming year they will be held April 23-26, 2020 in Boca Raton, Florida. If your group has an idea that may...read more
The Intergroup Discount Program has undergone an overhaul and there is a new procedure for placing orders to receive the IG discount starting August 1st. We will no longer be selling items as bulk lots (cases) and have eliminated the Intergroup category from our...read more
Check out the page https://www.acaworldconvention.org/previous-abc-awcs on the convention website. You can see a list of the workshops and speaker meetings held for the conventions that we have held since 2016. And see the convention logos, themes, and some pictures...read more
Download the pdf A second APB Town Hall is scheduled for Saturday, July 13, 2019, from 12:30 pm to 2 pm EDT.read more
JUNE 2019 ACTIVITY CALL FOR LITERATURE COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS! WE NEED: TRANSLATORS WRITERS EDITORS PROOFREADERS ILLUSTRATORS GRAPHIC DESIGNERS LAYOUT SPECIALISTS PHOTOGRAPHERS and VIDEO SPECIALISTS AND OTHER TALENTS! We have several exciting projects in the works and...read more
Read the latest ACA ComLine newsletter, where adult children from around the world share their stories of experience, strength, and hope. This issue offers insights on Step 7, boundaries, how WSO business is conducted, and a special page linking to news, updates, and...read more
Download the PDF Subscribe to the Traveler WSO News European Committee Call for ServiceThe ACA fellowship in Europe is changing. Members of the current European Committee have already or will soon be rotating off of service. Members of the...read more
There were a number of service related workshops at the 2019 AWC. WSO has posted these to our shopping sites audio download page for free download. The following talks are available: 2019 AWC Closing talk by Charlie H - Courage to Change ACA European Service Network -...read more
Download the PDF Subscribe to the Traveler WSO News 2019 AWC Workshops and SpeakersSeveral of the convention speakers and workshops are now available for purchase and download as MP3; more will be added soon. The closing talk with the Serenity...read more
The meeting scheduled for June 17, 2019 has been cancelled due to lack of interest. Any virtual or telephone meetings that would like to continue meeting to offer support and share ESH with group issues are encouraged to form an Intergroup. If help is needed for...read more
Download The flyer ACA WSO/APB – Safety Card Review Meeting on June 22, 2019 The Addressing Predatory Behavior (APB) Working Group will be hosting a first open Town Hall discussion via ZOOM in June to review language used in the ACA Commitment to Meeting Safety...read more
The 2019 Annual Business Conference (ABC) was held in Malmo Sweden on April 25 and April 26th 2019. These are the recorded sessions from the ABC that are being made available for the fellowship. Day 1 Thursday April 26 - Part 1 - Delegate Training Day 1 Thursday April...read more