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This website supports the volunteer service structure of Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families.

You can find monthly Teleconference agendas, committee reports and other tools to participate in ACA service. For resources to aid your personal ACA recovery, visit www.adultchildren.org.

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Latest Fellowship News

APB Review of FInal Draft Scheduled

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...

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Traveler – September 2019

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,...

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Loving Parent Guidebook Project Update

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...

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Workshop Applications for the 2020 AWC

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...

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APB Safety Card Update – August 2019

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...

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Traveler August 2019

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...

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Call for ABC Ballot Proposals – Due November 30 , 2019

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...

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Previous Years ACA World Convention Information Posted

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...

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Literature Committee Report for July 2019

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...

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July 2019 ComLine Available for Download

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...

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Traveler for July 2019

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...

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AWC 2019 Service Related Workshops available for free download

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 -...

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Traveler – June 2019

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...

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Virtual Subcommittee Update

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...

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ACA WSO/APB – Safety Card Review Meeting on June 22, 2019

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...

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2019 Annual Business Conference Recordings

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...

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