What’s new

Third Friday Speaker Meeting!

“Laying down burdens that were never ours to begin with

Friday, May 20, 2022, 7:15–8:30pm,
Fellowship 8:30-9pm
Hosted by Berkeley-Albany Tuesday Night AFG
Speakers: Liz T. and Mary C. 


Join us for a virtual meeting on Zoom!
Meeting ID: 692090488, Password: 830106 



First Saturday Speaker Meeting!

Join us for an evening of recovery

Saturday, June 4, 2022, 6:30-8pm
Hosted by Freedom from Despair AFG —
newcomers welcome!

Speakers will be announced soon

Join us for a virtual meeting on Zoom.
Meeting ID: 830369141, Password: 199211 

We’re looking for speakers! Contact Deborah at debdra@comcast.net if interested.  


Native American Al-Anon Conference

April 29-May 1, 2022

Portland OR

An in-person event with speakers, workshops, and cultural activities throughout the weekend., hosted by  Oregon Area Al-Anon. All are welcome!

For  location, registration information and other details check out the flyer!


Together we can make it

Young LGBT+ Al-Anon recovery with AA Participation

Saturday, June 4, 2022
9am-5pm Pacific, 12-8pm Eastern


A day of Al-Anon and AA workshops, followed by a speaker meeting with two Al-Anon and one AA speaker. 

See the flyer for details and registration information.


47th Annual Western Roundup
Living Sober Conference
July 1-3, 2022
San Francisco CA

This annual Alcoholics Anonymous conference with Al-Anon participation supports individual recovery and maintains unity, connecting LGBTQIA+ members within the fellowships of AA and Al-Anon.

This year’s conference will return in person to San Francisco, California, and worldwide online through virtual events.

There will be engaging workshops, inspiring speakers and fun in fellowship!

Go here to get all the details and register.



Registration is open!

The conference is taking place on Zoom and in person at the Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway, 1500 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco 94109. Go here to register!

Main speakers announced

See the lineup on this flyer.

Al-Anon events all over


What’s happening?

Al-Anon’s Northern California World Service Area maintains a calendar of recovery and fellowship events taking place  around Northern California and elsewhere, too. Many events take place online, so you can participate no matter where you are.


Link up!

Al-Anon member Nasser V. sends out an e-mail every week linking you to Al-Anon events all over Northern California. If you’d like to join this popular e-mail list, send your request to Nasser at Vijehng@gmail.comPlease include your name, e-mail address, and phone number. (The phone number is just in case there is a problem so he has an alternate means of contacting you.)


Al-Anon speakers share
experience, strength and hope


  • Listen to speakers from District 17
    Al-Anon California District 17 has begun recording speakers at its events and making the recordings available here. 
  • Al-Anon speakers from all over 
    MSB Recordings’ website offers recordings of Al-Anon speakers and speaker meetings from around the world, and Alcoholics Anonymous speakers, too. 


Don’t miss a thing!

Al-Anon District 26’s email/text alert service sends out reminders about speaker meetings, meeting changes and other news.


  • Sign up on your phone or computer by going to Remind.com  (originally developed for schools).
  • Put in your phone number or personal email address and follow the prompts. You don’t need to give your full name.
  • When you see the prompt for “class” type alanonbay after the @ sign (for the “class” AlAnonByTheBay).
  • Whether you enroll as a “teacher,” “parent” or “student,” you’ll get the same timely updates about goings-on in District 26.