Citizens’ Climate Lobby
CCL Training: Online Outreach & Recruiting Ideas

CCL Training: Online Outreach & Recruiting Ideas

January 15, 2021

Join CCL group leaders who have been innovating with how their chapter is conducting outreach and recruitment right now in the online era. We'll hear from CCL leaders who have been innovating with social get-togethers such as happy hours and watch parties, along with leaders that have found ways to table, host climate conversations, and build coalitions within their community. Bring your ideas, experiences, and suggestions and learn what's worked for other groups to stay creatively connected and engage in outreach online during the pandemic.

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(0:00) Introduction & Background
(3:30) Climate Conversations
(9:05) Speed Tabling
(12:34) Ecopalooza 
(20:56) Online Film Screening

Helpful Resources:
Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/online-outreach-recruiting  
CCL Community Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/events/item/24/5672  
Ecopalooza Schedule: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gRL3VaLjUMDfMVtdHuNIJlL2fXqJoFFeL2jUJ6WPFPQ/edit 
Ecopalooza Welcome Slides:  https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1VeJQrcw5ftMixnOh7sXmEyE7AqU00cG5oI1WlfP_Lrc/edit#slide=id.g96ebc04cee_8_0 
CCL's Film Screening Guide: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/307  
Preparing a Screening: Hawaii's "The Burden" Drive files: https://drive.google.com/drive/u/1/folders/14LszkKXIuDkEQ_Qou3uyRlwA57Uk0fyK  

CCL Training: Organizing & Hosting Coworking Parties On Zoom

CCL Training: Organizing & Hosting Coworking Parties On Zoom

January 8, 2021

Join CCL group leaders who have been innovating with their online group organizing to help build cohesiveness and action opportunities together as a chapter. We'll hear from leaders who have helped organize phonebanking efforts, Energy Innovation Act endorse-a-thons, and Call Congress parties. Bring your ideas, experiences, and suggestions and learn what's worked for other groups to stay creatively connected and productive online in the pandemic.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
What Makes For Good CCL Coworking? (5:27)
Chapter Phonebanking (9:29)
Call Congress Day (13:00)
Endorse-A-Thon (14:36)
Closing Thoughts (16:48)
 
Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/zoom-coworking  
CCL Community Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/events/item/24/5478 

CCL VA Call Congress website: https://cclvirginia.org/2020/11/23/calling-congress-party/ 
and planning document: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1z5BQZVnNJNqjzEDUodK0ujEX3ad2A18FVCRFQJRHPlI/edit?usp=sharing 

CCL Raleigh-Durham Endorse-A-Thon Planning Doc: 
https://docs.google.com/document/d/17gIcpdaADepam1bP40g5k_GF_EgLtRK6qKOFeQJfSMw/edit   

Log Those Coworking Actions: 
https://community.citizensclimate.org/actions/home 

 

CCL Training: Intro to Latinx & Spanish-Speaking Outreach

CCL Training: Intro to Latinx & Spanish-Speaking Outreach

December 18, 2020

Join CCL leaders from the Latinos and Catholic action teams and Spanish-Language resources development for a training that will review CCL's resources available to use in your chapter's outreach to Spanish speaking community members and an invitation to join new initiatives to prepare presentations for Latinx and Catholic audiences.

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  • CCL Spanish Language Resources Overview (3:03)
  • Latinx Catholic Outreach (20:53)
  • Group Latino Catolico (26:20)
  • Additional Latinx Support (45:25)

Helpful resources:

CCL Training: Q&A About December Conference & Lobby Days

CCL Training: Q&A About December Conference & Lobby Days

November 25, 2020

Are you curious about what to expect when you attend either CCL's virtual December Conference or Lobby Days? Join CCL National Events Manager, Alison Kubicsko, for the first half of the call to review the online conference details and answer related Q&A. For the second half of the call, join Amy Bennett, CCL's Director of Congressional Liaisons and Lobby Days to focus on CCL's lobby day procedures and questions.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
CCL December Conference Review (2:05)
CCL December Lobby Days (15:50)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/lobby-conference-qa 
CCL Community Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/272 
CCL Dec 2020 Conference: https://citizensclimatelobby.org/december-2020-online-conference/ 

CCL December 2020 Lobby Training #1: CCL’s Legislative Plan

CCL December 2020 Lobby Training #1: CCL’s Legislative Plan

November 13, 2020

Join CCL's Vice President of Government Affairs Dr. Danny Richter for a training that will provide up to the moment insights on the dynamics in Congress, legislative strategy, and how to talk about endorsements/statements of support most effectively in meetings to support our agenda. This is a recommended training for those planning on joining their local 2020 December Lobby Meeting.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):

The Election (2:14)

The Lame Duck (13:32)

The New Congress (19:21)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/2020-legislative-plan 

CCL Community Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/459 

Q&A Discussion with Danny: https://vimeo.com/478942018/029d997779 

CCL Training: Processing the Election

CCL Training: Processing the Election

November 6, 2020

Join CCL Strategy Director Tony Sirna for a discussion about the implications for CCL's work ahead, based on what we know of the election outcome as of the time of this training.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
Feelings (2:08)
Presidential & Congressional Results (3:56)
CCL Strategy (7:50)
What's Next? (13:20)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/processing-election-slides
How the 2020 Election Results Could Impact CCL's Work: How the 2020 Election Results Could Impact CCL's Work: https://citizensclimatelobby.org/how-the-2020-election-results-could-impact-ccls-work/
Join CCL: https://cclusa.org/join
Extended Q&A: https://vimeo.com/476356280/db76ac8bbc

CCL Training: How to Give Motivational Climate Presentations

CCL Training: How to Give Motivational Climate Presentations

October 23, 2020

Join leaders of the Presenters Action Team for a high-impact half-hour workshop introducing CCL speakers to motivational presenting. The "AHA" methodology of Acceptance, Hope, and Agency is based on modern psychological-sociological techniques, providing practical steps presenters can use to motivate audiences, bridging the gap from climate apathy and taking action. 

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Motivational Climate Presentations for Concerned Audiences (2:22)
Example AHA Presentation (7:48)
Processing The Example (16:23)
AHA Next Steps, Resources, and Support (21:22)

Helpful Resources:
Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/motivational-climate-presentations   
AHA Starter Kit: https://cclusa.org/aha-starter-kit 
Presenters & Schedulers Action Team: https://community.citizensclimate.org/groups/home/973 
Motivational Presenting Project: cclmotivationalpresenting@gmail.com 

CCL Training: Advanced Instagram Workshop

CCL Training: Advanced Instagram Workshop

October 23, 2020

Join Ashley Hunt Martorano, CCL's Marketing Manager, for an advanced training that will help you take the next steps after getting started with CCL's Using Instagram training. Ashley will review helpful tips and tricks to create effective stories, including lobbying and grassroots outreach efforts, and how to use the platform more efficiently with advanced search and other customization suggestions.

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Why Instagram for lobbying and grassroots outreach? (2:20)
Smart strategy and savvy design that should drive your content (7:59)
How to use Instagram’s many features (20:53)
Q&A: How to grow followers (45:35)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/advanced-instagram-training 
CCL Canva Templates: https://cclusa.org/canvatemplates 
CCL Social Media Action Team: http://cclusa.org/CCLSocial 

CCL Training: A Social Psychological Framework For Climate Advocates

CCL Training: A Social Psychological Framework For Climate Advocates

October 2, 2020
Join psychologists David Sherman and Leaf Van Boven (CCL's Sept 2018 monthly speakers) as they review the main findings and framework for their recent research. Deepen your understanding of how to utilize the strategies of affirmation, norms, immediacy and legacy in your own climate advocacy and citizen lobbying. Dr. Van Boven is a professor of psychology and neuroscience at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and Dr. Sherman is a professor of psychology and brain sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
 
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Theoretical Background (4:19)
Framework For Overcoming Barriers (27:10)
Data & Findings (42:07)
Implications for Advocacy & Training (52:49)
 
CCL Training: Working With Business Climate Leaders From Prospect To Advocate

CCL Training: Working With Business Climate Leaders From Prospect To Advocate

September 18, 2020

Join Business Climate Leaders as they present an interactive workshop where you will learn how we target, research, make first contact with and actually meet with businesses, both big and small.  You will be able to be part of an actual role playing exercise to demystify meeting with executives and sharing the work we are passionate about.  

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Developing Your Team (3:02)
Bringing Trusted Messengers & Making First Contact (5:11)
Running An Effective Meeting (8:38)
Role-Play Practice (17:19)
Following Up (24:37)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/bcl-workshop

Main Website: http://BusinessClimateLeaders.org

Volunteer Resources: http://BCLresources.org

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