ACA members accepting the call of service work provide the energy we need to do the good work of ACA around the globe. There could easily be 300 million adult children in the world, so the work ahead remains steady. But we make progress each day. p.536
In the month of November, we received 350 emailed requests. I emailed 342 answers. As for telephone calls, we got 83.
International connections made this month:
Sweden Spain New Zealand Australia UK Canada Israel China *South Africa* Japan Switzerland Russia Serbia Turkey Mexico Slovakia and France
!!THE VERY FIRST ACA LIGHT WAS TURNED ON IN SOUTH AFRICA!!
Intergroup News: Santa Barbara CA starting a new one, N. Central PA has new one, Greater NYC is back, Ft. Worth Dallas is starting one. A member requested working on ByLaws for ACA Intergroups
New Zealand with 2 meetings will start a 3rd
China sent us a translation of the 14 Traits in Chinese
Russia asked about starting a Region
I sent a Guadalajara Mexico request to Ines who helped me immensely
A member asked how to quote on Facebook and there is still follow up being done on that request.
2 members asked permission to reprint the Laundry List in a book and were each given permission within guidelines through a board concurrence.
A student requested interviewing someone at Signal Hills office for an ACA presentation and was given permission.
Dear Abby mentioned ACA in an article in her column
The ComLine is asked about every month by a handful
A Healing Center asked how to start an ACA meeting
ACA members want contact lists and sponsor lists (common request monthly)
The wording on the ACA website about donations was changed due to a member’s request and board concurrence.
Professionals looking for meetings for clients
2 requests about should we have a separate Newcomer meeting because our meeting is so large?
Las Vegas is working towards having ACA Teen meetings!
Jails and Prisons interested in literature
There were the usual Meditation book availability requests and I was relieved when it was on the website!