CDSS News Issues

The CDSS News is published quarterly, with one issue per year only online. Below are articles and other material from the most recent issues. We hope you find it informative, thought-provoking, and entertaining. Please contact us if you have comments or questions.

Our Upcoming Events calendar of workshops, balls, special events, weeks, and weekends throughout North America, is only available online. There is no charge for a simple listing (date, event name, town/state, sponsoring group's name, contact info); send to

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All material in the CDSS News is copyrighted by CDSS, the individual author or the original publication and may not be reproduced—other than for personal use—without permission. Views expressed represent those of the authors and not necessarily of CDSS.

CDSS News summer 2015 cover 


Letters and Announcements

Web Extra: The Heart of CDSS - Our Education Department

Web Extra: CDSS Governing Board Annual Meeting, April 23-24, 2015 by Lynn Ackerson

Web Extra: Slide show of photos from the CDSS Governing Board Annual Meeting


Web Extra: Jeff Davis sings Jack Went A-Sailing


Centennial Dances and Song

Web Extra: Dave playing the tune

Web Extra: Spread the Joy video, created by Mary Wesley

Web Extra: Jonathan and friends singing the song

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