RESULTS FOR 2014 ABC PROPOSALS
Submitted by Telephone Meeting (TEL173), 8:15 a.m. EST Thursday,That the literature available within the ACA fellowship on the Basic 5 Needs and the six essential recovery tasks be made open for discussion within ACA, in order to have it approved and integrated as part of the official fellowship (conference approved) literature.
Motion Carried 15 yes, 7 no (22)
Submitted by The Bronx, NY (NY084), Fridays 7 p.m., brought forward to motion by Al: That the WSO develop a piece of literature further elaborating the materials briefly described in the first pages of the first chapter of the Fellowship Text concerning the other Laundry Lists and its implications for Adult Children recovery.
Motion Carried unanimously (26)
Submitted by Madison, WI (WI076), 10:30, brought forward to motion by Marsha:
To include in the 25 QUESTIONS, AM I AN ADULT CHILD trifold, how someone who was raised in a home with mental illness can grow up to have some of the same issues an adult child of an alcoholic has.
Motion Carried (25 yes, 1 no, 1 abstain) (27)
Submitted by Grover Beach, CA (IG#076), 1st Saturday at 3:45 p.m., brought forward to motion by Phyllis
Move to have Hospitals & Institutions Chair and/or committee develop and publish guidelines as a brochure for Intergroup use when contacting jails, hospitals, community mental health professionals, halfway houses, shelters, and prisons. This includes, but is not limited to, information about ACA, ACA literature, educational presentations, programs, and/or materials, volunteer speakers, and initial meeting leaders to be used to begin meetings where none exists.
Motion Failed (9 yes, 13 no, 0 abstain) (22)
Submitted by Grover Beach, CA (IG#076), 1st Saturday at 3:45 p.m. brought forward to motion by Vonnie:
Move to institute an annual international day in January to celebrate the ACA Birthday.
Motion Carried (24 yes, 1 no, 1 abstain) (26)