Citizens’ Climate Lobby
CCL Training: CCL & Voter Participation Outreach

CCL Training: CCL & Voter Participation Outreach

July 24, 2020

Join Shannon Seigal from the Environmental Voter Project and CCL group leaders from Georgia and California for a training on how to encourage your chapter to participate in your democracy, increase voter participation via the Environmental Voter Project and support related campaigns on campuses.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
Environmental Voter Project (2:01)
Working Local Campaigns (12:26)
Help Students Vote (18:31)
Stories From The Field (20:00)

 

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/voter-participation-outreach

CCL Community Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/464

CCL & TurboVote: https://cclusa.org/vote

CCL Training: Sunny Day Flooding & Climate Advocacy

CCL Training: Sunny Day Flooding & Climate Advocacy

July 17, 2020

Join CCL's Conservative Director Jim Tolbert for an applied training on how to identify and leverage the sunny day flooding events that occur in your community to create local stories with impact about your community. This training will also focus on how to connect these local stories and use sunny day flooding in our advocacy for coastal chapters.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
Why sunny day flooding matters (2:54)
Tools to help develop a local story (8:31)
Capturing a local story (21:06)
Linking these stories to advocacy (29:01)

NOAA Tide Tool: https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/map/index.html?type=TidePredictions

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/flooding-climate-advocacy

CCL Community Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/463

CCL Training: Planning A Joint Virtual CCL Meeting With Your Member Of Congress

CCL Training: Planning A Joint Virtual CCL Meeting With Your Member Of Congress

July 11, 2020

Join CCL leaders from around the country for a training that will discuss the details on how to best prepare for and plan a joint virtual CCL meeting with your member Of Congress. The goal of these events are to show your incumbent member(s) of Congress the strength of CCL and to encourage them to work with your group to take further action on climate change and enacting solutions.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):

Background (2:25)

Steps To Plan Your Meeting (4:36)

What To Talk About? (17:05)

How Is This Different Than A Lobby Meeting? (28:02)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/planning-joint-moc-meeting

CCL Community Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/461

 

Lobbying 401: Leading A Lobby Team

Lobbying 401: Leading A Lobby Team

June 5, 2020

Interested in learning more about what it takes and key details to remember when leading a virtual lobby meeting with a member of Congress or staff?

Join CCL Mid-Atlantic Regional Co-coordinator Sabrina Fu and Great Lakes Regional Co-coordinator John Sabin for a training that will review the role of a lobby team leader, how they assign team roles, coordinate practice times and how to handle other special situations.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
The Importance of Leads (5:09)
Advance Planning (9:48)
Pre-Lobby Meeting Suggestions (18:46)
Expressing Leadership (26:36)
Meeting Debrief & Filing Minutes (37:44)

Additional Resources:
Presentation slides: http://cclusa.org/lobbylead

Training on CCL Community: https://community.citizensclimate.org/topics/working-with-congress/lobbying-401

CCL Training: Reviewing 2020 Primary & Supporting Asks

CCL Training: Reviewing 2020 Primary & Supporting Asks

May 29, 2020

Join CCL's Vice President of Government Affairs Dr. Danny Richter for a training that reviews the updates and context for CCL's 2020 Primary and Supporting Asks as well as guidance for lobby teams as they plan their virtual June 2020 meetings.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
Congressional Context (2:05)
Primary Asks (6:46)
RECLAIM Act (10:55)
Energy Innovation & Carbon Dividend Act (16:20)
Supporting Asks (23:13)

More Information:
Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/2020-asks-review

CCL Community’s Lobby Forums: http://cclusa.org/lobby-forums

Primary Asks: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/237

Supporting Asks: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/240

Danny's Q&A Discussion: https://youtu.be/Vx38Iprwnfk

CCL Training: Lobbying 301 - Handling Difficult Scenarios

CCL Training: Lobbying 301 - Handling Difficult Scenarios

May 22, 2020

Join CCL Northeast Regional Coordinator Iona Lutey and CCL Education & Engagement Assistant and Greater Pacific Northwest Regional Coordinator Tamara Staton for a training that will help you prepare to overcome objections and handle difficult situations with a proven process that keeps your meetings and conversations on topic and leads to more effective and meaningful relationships.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
What About China & India? (5:20)
Concern About Taxes (8:30)
The Price Doesn't Rise Quickly Enough (12:29)
Handling Challenging Questions Resource (16:46)
Common Temptations (17:58)
Difficult Situations (19:46)
Potential Hot-Button Topics (29:16)
Final Role Play Scenario (35:53)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/handling-difficult-scenarios

CCL Community Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/topics/working-with-congress/lobbying-301

 

CCL Training: Reframing - Moving People from Resistance to Support

CCL Training: Reframing - Moving People from Resistance to Support

May 16, 2020

You already know what to say…but what if they don’t come along? Learn how to respond to resistance by tapping into their values and beliefs, then finding a more useful frame that allows them to join our cause. Join Steve Levin‍, an Executive Coach & Organizational Change consultant with over 20 years experience, and leader of workshops in “Powerful Conversations” to help leaders and coaches be more influential. We will practice on real and realistic scenarios that we face every day, so come prepared to experiment and discover the power of reframing.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
The Importance of Reframing (3:10)
Four Steps To Reframing (7:42)
Examples of Reframing (8:55)
Practice Reframing (14:58)
Final Review (23:20)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/reframing-resistance-support

CCL Community Training Page:https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/457

Lobbying 201: Planning & Practicing Lobbying Meetings

Lobbying 201: Planning & Practicing Lobbying Meetings

May 16, 2020

Join this opportunity to practice how to meet with your member of Congress this year for our online lobby meetings. Join Amy Bennett, CCL’s Director of Congressional Liaisons and Lobby Days for an online training that will walk you through important considerations for preparing to meet and what an actual meeting with your member of Congress looks like.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
Meeting Roles (4:59)
Planning The Meeting (10:26)
Researching & Listening To Your Member (17:50)
Meeting Demonstration: Beginning (32:22)
Meeting Demonstration: Middle (38:19)
Meeting Demonstration: End (46:50)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/cvtlobby
CCL Community Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/topics/working-with-congress/lobbying-201

Lobbying 101: The Transformative Power of Citizen Advocacy

Lobbying 101: The Transformative Power of Citizen Advocacy

May 9, 2020

Join CCL Mountain West Regional Coordinator Bill Barron for a training that will demonstrate the advantages we hold as citizens in transforming our government and the policies we adopt. Tune in to hear the personal stories of transformation from CCL volunteers from across the country from Latinos Action Team Co-Lead Alfonso Saldaña to CCL Youth Leaders Nicolas Polimeni and Remi Masarik to New Hampshire State Coordinator John Gage.

Skip ahead to the following sections(s):
Marshall's Invitation To Empowerment (3:08)
Why Lobby As A Citizen? (10:55)
Building Relationships (20:12)
Researching Local Impacts (25:04)
Sharing Your Story (33:28)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/transformative-power

CCL Community Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/topics/working-with-congress/lobbying-101

Dr Natasha DeJarnett | Citizens Climate Lobby | May 2020 Speaker

Dr Natasha DeJarnett | Citizens Climate Lobby | May 2020 Speaker

May 9, 2020

Climate change and carbon pollution have always had an impact on public health, and the COVID-19 pandemic bears that out. On this month’s call, Dr. Natasha DeJarnett will look at how these two crises are connected. Dr. DeJarnett is the interim associate director of Program and Partnership Development at the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), where she leads research as well as climate and health activities. She also serves on the governing board of Citizens’ Climate Education.

Helpful Links:

National Environmental Health Association: https://www.neha.org/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 Page: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Additional Health Action Team Recommended Research Articles: http://cclusa.org/health-research-may-call

Sign up to find out more about Citizens' Climate Lobby: https://citizensclimatelobby.org/join-citizens-climate-lobby/

 

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