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The 2020 Annual Business Conference and ACA World Convention will be virtual events.

Thursday, April 23 – Sunday, April 26, 2020

Delegate Registration for the 2020 Online ABC is now open!

Information on Ballot proposals for the ABC.

The ACA World Convention will also be a virtual event in 2020, click for details.

Latest Fellowship News

Updated – Important Delegate Dates

Delegate Training for the 2020 Online ABC has been scheduled for the following dates and times.  If you have any questions, please contact The deadline for registering for the 2020 Online ABC is Monday, April 20th at 12 PM Eastern. Delegate Training...

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2020 Virtual ACA World Convention

There has been a lot interest in doing a 2020 ACA World Convention. WSO has decided to schedule an online event the weekend after the online ABC this April. The plans are still being developed, but we want to get the word out there to the fellowship. Right now we are...

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ACA WSO Literature Center Reopened

We are in the process of turning our products back on our shopping cart. You can now order your ACA books, booklets, chips, medallions and other items from

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2020 ABC Online Delegate Registration is now Open

2020 Online Annual Business Conference The Annual Business Conference will be held online April 23-24, by Zoom Teleconferencing. Due to the Coronavirus emergency, the 2020 Annual Business Conference and ACA World Convention will not take place in Florida. Important...

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ACA WSO Literature Center closed (Reopened)

We have reopened the sales for physical products on our website. You can get your Books, Chips, Medallions, and booklets as of March 26th 2020. The ACA WSO distribution center has been closed due to an emergency order by the state of California (posted march 20th and...

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Refunds for 2020 AWC

ACA WSO is issuing full refunds for all 2020 AWC purchases – this includes Registrations, meals, and scholarship donations. This is due to the COVID-19 emergency.  These refunds should be issued by Friday March 27th. If you have any questions about your refund, please...

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Sample Telephone Meeting Scripts

Most meetings are not able to meet face to face due to the coronavirus. A few groups have shared their meeting scripts for telephone meetings to help meetings that are moving to a that format. Sample Skype Meeting Format Sample Telephone Meeting Format Sample word...

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2019 ABC Minutes

These are the minutes from the 2019 ABC. They are being posted very late. The full audio recordings were posted very quickly after the 2019 ABC along with the details of the ballot summary and actions. There have been 4 WSO Board Secretaries since the 2019 ABC. I ask...

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Call for 2020 Annual Business Conference Chair

Nominations for the ABC Conference Chair will be accepted through March 1st and announced to the fellowship March 15th. In accordance with the OPPM: This decision will be based on the past experience attending ABCs as well as demonstrated ability to be effective in a...

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ACA Bill of Rights in final review process

Current BoR... our next meeting is Sat 2/15/20 at 1130 eastern. Please join us, if you have input or a 'minority opinion.'' Thank you... 1. I have the right to say no. 2. I have the right to say, “I don't know.” 3. I have the right to...

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The Traveler – February 2020

Download the PDF Subscribe to the Traveler 2020 ABC/AWC NewsRegistration is NOW Open!!Annual Business Conference April 23 & 24, 2020ACA World ConventionApril 24 (evening), 25 & 26, 2020The 2020 ABC/AWC will be held at the Renaissance Marriott in...

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Addressing Predatory Behavior Tent Card

A new Addressing Predatory Behavior Tent Card, intended to safeguard meeting safety, is available on the Free Literature page, just below the Trifolds.  Fellowship feedback is sought on or before November 30, 2020.  Feedback should be sent to

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2020 Annual Reports Due Jan 31st

Attention all Board Members and Committee Chairs Please submit annual reports for the delegate binders to by Jan 31, 2020.  Thank you for your service.

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Help ACA with our Service Documents

Service Network Committee – Service Opportunities Hello ACA Members! The Service Network Committee is developing ACA service documents. We are asking members to consider volunteering and sharing their experience, strength, and hope with us. We would like input and...

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2020 ABC Proposals - All Proposals with WSO Analysis Final Download as PDF 2020 ABC Ballot for Adult Children of Alcoholics   Proposal 2020 – 1 Submitted on August 8, 2019 by FL216 from Tarpon Springs, FL Issue:  We propose . . . (the) Printing (of) Large Print...

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Traveler Newsletter – January 2020

Download the PDF Subscribe to the Traveler Happy Birthday ACA!! Saturday January 25, 2020The 2014 ABC passed motion abc_2014_23, making the last Saturday of the month of January a day for our World Organization to celebrate the beginning of the program...

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Committee Reports for the 2020 ABC Delegate Binder

Due Date:  Jan 31, 2020 To all committee and sub committee chairs: The end of 2019 is soon upon us, which means yearly reports for the binders for the upcoming ABC are due soon.  To help with this task the final due date for submissions will be end of Jan 2020. Thank...

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