Citizens’ Climate Lobby
CCL Training: COP26 Updates and Recap

CCL Training: COP26 Updates and Recap

December 3, 2021

Join Citizens' Climate International's Global Strategy Director Joseph Robertson, Cathy Orlando, Citizens’ Climate International Program Director, Isatis Cintron, CCI Board Member and Latin American Regional Coordinator and Solemi Hernandez CCL Southeast Regional Coordinator for an update and review on all that happened at COP26 and how it connects with CCL's work. 

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
(0:00) Agenda and Intro
(1:33) What is COP and Why is it important?
(7:50) COP26 Outcomes & Article 6.8
(12:20) Canada
(20:59) ACE - Action for Climate Empowerment
(36:20) People's Pavilion
(42:14) Road to COP27 and Conclusion

Presentation Slides: https://cclusa.org/cop-26-slides 
CCL Community Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/383 
Background reading:
https://www.citizensclimateintl.news/p/cci-welcomes-cop26-commitments-to 
https://www.citizensclimateintl.news/p/glasgow-outcomes-need-to-protect 

CCL Lobbying 401 Training: Leading Your Lobby Team

CCL Lobbying 401 Training: Leading Your Lobby Team

November 12, 2021

Join CCL Regional Coordinator Jon Clark for a training designed for those who wish to learn more about leading a lobby meeting with a member of Congress or staff. In this training, we'll review the role of a lobby team leader, how they assign team roles, coordinate practice times and how to handle other special situations. This training is Part IV in the “Working With Congress” training series, designed to help our more experienced volunteers and citizen lobbyists get ready for our June lobbying meetings.

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(0:00) Introduction & Agenda
(2:45) The Importance of Leadership
(9:54) Advance Planning
(20:21) Meeting Planning Suggestions
(24:16) Expressing Leadership - Before, During, After Meeting
(38:24) Meeting Minutes & Final Considerations

Additional Resources:
Presentation Slides: https://cclusa.org/lobbylead 
Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/topics/working-with-congress/lobbying-401 
Questions: https://cclusa.org/forums 

CCL Reconciliation Update: Call Congress for a Price on Carbon

CCL Reconciliation Update: Call Congress for a Price on Carbon

November 2, 2021

Last week President Biden released a framework for the budget and Majority Leader Schumer is giving Senators one week to make adjustments, including consideration of a carbon fee with a rebate. We’re holding a special meeting tonight for CCL leadership to talk about this (hopefully) last push to call the Senate and ask for a carbon price in reconciliation. 

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
(0:00) Introduction & Opening Remarks
(3:19) Legislative Landscape Update
(11:34) Q&A on Legislative Updates
(18:40) Calling Campaign Details
(26:17) Closing Thoughts from Madeleine Para
(27:21) Halloween Cashback Video
(29:18) Closing Thoughts from Mark Reynolds
(30:29) A Reminder Of Who We Are

Presentation Slides: https://cclusa.org/call-congress-price-slides 
For people with Democratic Senators: https://cclusa.org/senate-call 
For people without Democratic Senators: https://cclusa.org/house-call 
Short link that works for everyone: https://cclusa.org/action 
Budget Reconciliation Actions Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/topics/reconciliation-actions Register for the November Conference: https://citizensclimatelobby.org/climate-change-conferences/fall/ 

CCL Training: Online Conference & Lobby Days Q&A

CCL Training: Online Conference & Lobby Days Q&A

October 27, 2021

Are you curious about what to expect about the November Conference and Lobby Days or have a question about any final details?  Join Amy Bennett, CCL Director of Congressional Liaisons & Lobby Days and Alison Kubicsko, National Events Manager, for a final walk-through of the who, what, and where for the November Conference and Lobby Days to help you prepare for what to expect with the schedule, logistics, and details.

Skip ahead to the following section(s): 
(0:00) Intro & Agenda
(2:25) CCL Lobby Days
(13:54) CCL Conference Overview

Presentation slides: http://cclusa.org/logistics 
Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/272 
Follow us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/citizensclimatelobby 
Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/citizensclimate/ 

CCL Training: 7 Steps For Media Actions To Support Carbon Pricing in Reconciliation

CCL Training: 7 Steps For Media Actions To Support Carbon Pricing in Reconciliation

October 15, 2021

Join CCL's State and Local Media Coordinator Charlotte Ward for a training that will be focused on how you can best utilize CCL's amazing suite of media resources to amplify the importance of including an ambitious price on carbon in the emerging reconciliation process, including customizing and submitting one of CCL’s op-ed templates, asking an editor for an editorial, writing more local letters to the editor and amplifying your media work on social media.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
(0:00) Intro & Agenda
(3:09) Step 1: Become A Media Manager
(4:28) Step 2: Find & Share LTE Opportunities
(5:57) Step 3: Boost Visibility w/ Op-Eds
(8:53) Step 4: Link Up With Your Liaison
(10:12) Step 5: Make The News
(11:46) Step 6: Aim For An Editorial
(13:44) Step 7: Get Social!

Presentation Slides: https://cclusa.org/jump-start-media-slides 
CCL Community Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/372 
Print Media Resources: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources#media-relations 

CCL Training: Ten Social Media Actions to Take To Support A #PriceOnCarbon in Budget Reconciliation

CCL Training: Ten Social Media Actions to Take To Support A #PriceOnCarbon in Budget Reconciliation

October 1, 2021

Join CCL's Marketing Manager Ashley Hunt Martorano for a training that walks you through the strategic ways you can leverage the power of their own social media profiles to amplify and support the actions CCL is taking to help ensure strong climate policy like a carbon price is included in the emerging details of the budget reconciliation process.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
(0:00) Intro & Agenda
(4:00) Why Take Action Now?
(11:09) Twitter Actions
(19:15) Facebook Actions
(25:38) Instagram Actions
(32:32) TikTok Actions
(37:06) LinkedIn Action and Final reminders

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/10-social-actions-slides  
Social Media Toolkit for CCL's Reconciliation Campaign: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/489

CCL Training: Ask Community Leaders to Champion their Support to Congress

CCL Training: Ask Community Leaders to Champion their Support to Congress

September 24, 2021

Contact community leaders you know and ask them to personally call to urge their members of Congress to support carbon pricing in climate legislation. Join CCL Action Director Todd Elvins and CCL leaders Robin Paone and Mark Welsch to find out how you can take action locally.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
(0:00) Intro & Agenda
(2:03) Why now and which community leaders? 
(6:38) How they should contact their members of Congress?
(8:15) How else to highlight support?
(9:50) Volunteer success stories

CCL Training Page:
https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/420 
Endorse at: 
https://energyinnovationact.org/endorse/ 

CCL Training: Budget Reconciliation Explained

CCL Training: Budget Reconciliation Explained

September 17, 2021

Join CCL Strategy Director Tony Sirna for a background review of the budget reconciliation process, understand how this process might apply to carbon fee and dividend related legislation and review additional climate legislation emerging from the Senate and House packages.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
(0:00) Intro & Agenda
(2:23) Background on Reconciliation & Filibuster
(4:37) More about Reconciliation & Budget Resolution
(11:53) Carbon Fee & Dividend in Reconciliation
(16:33) Other Climate Policy In Reconciliation 
(33:40) What Have Studies Found?
(39:19) Q&A Discussion

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/reconciliation-explained-slides 
Budget Reconciliation Actions: https://community.citizensclimate.org/topics/reconciliation-actions 
CCL Community Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/487 

CCL Training: CCL‘s Transformational Organizing Guide

CCL Training: CCL‘s Transformational Organizing Guide

September 3, 2021

Join CCL leaders for a review of CCL's training on our five pillars of transformational organizing to help us strengthen our leadership development and capacity throughout our organization. We'll review suggestions and ideas in our groups will increase the number of highly engaged and motivated people that we work with and enable us to reach our goals!

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(0:00) Intro & Background
(3:19) The Pyramid of Engagement
(9:50) The CCL Way
(15:06) The Conditions that Motivate 
(20:22) The Elimination of Blame
(27:13) The Empowerment of Volunteers

Presentation Slides: https://cclusa.org/transformational-organizing-slides 
CCL Community Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/222 

CCL Training: Introduction To Using Tiktok For Grassroots Outreach

CCL Training: Introduction To Using Tiktok For Grassroots Outreach

August 13, 2021

Join CCL's Media Manager Ashley Hunt-Martorano for a training that will introduce you to TikTok and CCL's active channel on it (https://www.tiktok.com/@citizensclimate) as well as enhancing you and your group’s use of the newer social media platform to support your social media goals and interact with the millions of users online.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):

  • (0:00) Intro & Agenda
  • (2:57) Why TikTok?
  • (6:05) What is TikTok?
  • (12:00) Getting Started!
  • (26:03) CCL's TikTok Strategy
  • (32:30) CCL Tiktok Video Examples
  • (44:40) How You Can Help!

Follow Us: https://www.tiktok.com/@citizensclimate 
Presentation Slides: https://cclusa.org/tiktok-slides 
TikTok Forum in the Social Media Action Team on CCL Community:
https://community.citizensclimate.org/groups/discuss/975/3102 

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