Lobbying 301 - Demonstrating a Lobby Meeting

May 21, 2017

Ever wonder what it sounds like to be in a CCL meeting with a member of Congress or their staff? In this lesson, CCL's Director of Field Development, Elli Sparks and Regional Coordinator, Brett Cease demonstrate what a typical meeting sounds like.

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Lobbying 301 - Demonstrating a Lobby Meeting

May 21, 2017

Ever wonder what it sounds like to be in a CCL meeting with a member of Congress or their staff? In this lesson, CCL's Director of Field Development, Elli Sparks and Regional Coordinator, Brett Cease demonstrate what a typical meeting sounds like.

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Lobbying 201 - How to Prepare for a Lobby Meeting with an Elected Official

May 13, 2017

Steps to take and CCL tools available to successfully prepare for a lobby visit with your elected official or their staff. Additional discussion on the meeting roles and the power of practice.

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Lobbying 201 - How to Prepare for a Meeting with an Elected Official

May 13, 2017

Steps to take and CCL tools available to successfully prepare for a lobby visit with your elected official or their staff. Additional discussion on the meeting roles and the power of practice.

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Lobbying 101 - Citizen Advocacy

May 6, 2017

What does it mean to be a citizen advocate? What’s our role? How do we build relationships with our members of Congress? And what’s our most valuable tool?

CCL veterans Bill Barron, Andy Beahrs and Amy Bennett share their thoughts on what it means to be a citizen advocate.

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Congress 101

April 28, 2017

It is easy to get confused with all the terms, concepts and processes used in the United States Congress. Knowing the terminology and how Congress operates will not only help you become a better climate advocate but also strengthen the relationship you have with your congressional office.

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Motivational Interviewing

April 23, 2017

Motivational Interviewing (MI) offers you a package of skills to collaborate with anyone, especially “difficult people.” In this webinar, psychologist Dr. David Christian will show you how to us MI to more effectively connect with your members of Congress, local leaders, or even members of your own CCL group. See how MI can boost your effectiveness!

MI has thirty years of research and 1200 studies demonstrating its effectiveness.

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Scheduling Presentations

March 24, 2017

One of the most effective ways to creating the political will for climate solutions is through outreach and education. In 2016, 624 CCL volunteers scheduled and gave 1158 presentations for clubs, groups, classes, and other community organizations.

In this lesson, CCL's Proactive Outreach Action Team Leader Todd Elvins not only discusses the process of scheduling a presentation, but also the resources and support available for schedulers.

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Scheduling Presentations

March 24, 2017

One of the most effective ways to creating the political will for climate solutions is through outreach and education. In 2016, 624 CCL volunteers scheduled and gave 1158 presentations for clubs, groups, classes, and other community organizations.

In this lesson, CCL's Proactive Outreach Action Team Leader Todd Elvins not only discusses the process of scheduling a presentation, but also the resources and support available for schedulers.

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Environmental Justice

March 3, 2017

Environmental Justice places specific demands on the development of climate policy and the forging of political alliances. Regional Coordinator and Climate and Environmental Justice Action Team member David Holmquist reviews the history and principles of the Environmental Justice movement to set these demands in the context of CCL’s work.

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