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Projects ongoing

At the Spring 2024 Assembly in Albany, N.Y., U.S., the Bylaws Committee set goals to continue its updating of board officer job descriptions, and to alter the form used for submitting bylaw amendment proposals. Also, Carmen D and Karen G agree to swap roles on the committee for 6 months. Carmen will act as chair;…

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Intergroup Outreach to work on contacts

The Intergroup Outreach Committee, commonly referred to as IGOR, discussed several of its procedures when it met April 6 at the end of the morning session of the Spring Assembly. Members decided to ensure it has current contact information for the 36 intergroups that are part of Region 6. They also discussed best practices for…

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Formats for relapse meetings

The Twelve Step Within Committee intends to create formats that would be suitable for meetings focused on relapse, to make them available to interested groups. The committee also voted to look for resources on mental health and neurodiversity that could help some members of the fellowship. The committee filed this report during the afternoon session…

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PI/PO to seek and save results of campaigns it funds

Region 6 representatives don’t only attend the biannual assemblies; they agree to work in their subject areas in between assemblies as well. Assemblies are an opportunity to meet in person, to reorganize when rotations of service change the committees’ makeups, and to set committee goals for the work ahead. At the Spring Assembly, the Public…

An idea for ‘f2f’

The Greater New York Metro Intergroup is offering rent assistance to any OA group that wants to return to face-to-face meetings but a financial hardship is standing in the way. Obviously, they’re only offering it to meetings in their area, so don’t go asking ‘em for money! But it’s an interesting idea. Perhaps your intergroup…

New welcome message

World Service has crafted a new “Welcome” section and suggests that you add it to the suggested format at your favorite meetings: Welcome to Overeaters Anonymous; we are a growing, evolving Fellowship with in-person and virtual meetings around the world. In OA, there are opportunities for recovery and to give service at local and virtual…