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CCL Training: Media for CCL: Resources & Roles

CCL Training: Media for CCL: Resources & Roles

September 13, 2019

Join CCL Communications Coordinator Flannery Winchester for a training that walks through the various media resources CCL's staff offers. We'll cover Letter to the Editor opportunities, op-eds, editorial packets, and press releases: not just what they are, but where you can find them on CCL Community and how you can use each of them in your local media market. Flannery will also highlight the important role of Media Manager for CCL chapters and how you can sign up to find out more.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
LTE Opportunities (5:09)
Op-Ed Opportunities (8:50)
Editorial Media Packets (11:54)
Press Releases (16:28)
Media Manager Role (20:33)

Tonight’s slides: http://cclusa.org/media-resources

CCL Resource: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/372

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CCL Training: Extreme Heat & Local Climate Impacts Resources

CCL Training: Extreme Heat & Local Climate Impacts Resources

September 7, 2019

Join Dr. Kristina Dahl, co-author of the Union of Concerned Scientist's recent report "Killer Heat in the United States: Climate Choices and the Future of Dangerously Hot Days."

Dr. Dahl will review the main findings of the report, the importance of communicating local impacts from climate change, as well as how to use the Union of Concerned Scientists' new tool where you can see an estimated number of extreme heat days for cities and counties in the US in your own local outreach and meetings. We'll also review where you can find the rest of CCL's Local Impacts Resources on CCL Community.

Extreme Heat Report & Tool: https://ucsusa.org/killer-heat

Background on the Analysis (3:14)
About the Heat Index & Scenarios (6:39)
Mid- and Late-Century Projections (7:50)
Takeaways & Tool (12:43)
Questions (15:26)
Finding Local Impacts Resources on CCL Community (18:30)

Tonight’s slides: http://cclusa.org/extreme-heat

CCL Resource: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/424

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CCL Training: Guide to Communicating Carbon Pricing Training

CCL Training: Guide to Communicating Carbon Pricing Training

August 30, 2019

Join George Marshall, Climate Outreach's Co-Founder & Director of Training and Consultancy (and former CCL Monthly Speaker) along with Tom Erb, Partner Relations Coordinator, Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition at The World Bank in a training that will help CCL volunteers improve our communications around carbon pricing policy based on the main findings and recommendations in the Guide to Communicating Carbon Pricing report (Partnership for Market Readiness & Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition, 2018).

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
Background & Key Findings (2:53)
Improving The Standard Narrative (16:41)
Challenges To Communicating (27:47)
Energy Innovation Act Applications (33:58)
Ground Rules for Effective Conversations (42:13)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/communicating-carbon-pricing

CCL Community Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/423

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CCL Training: Getting New Volunteers Engaged

CCL Training: Getting New Volunteers Engaged

August 24, 2019

In this training, learn from CCL leaders Miranda Phillips and Jean Ritok about suggestions for engaging new volunteers coming back for more, including how to welcome your new volunteers and successfully onboard them into your group, how to delegate and keep people constantly involved.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
Welcoming New Volunteers (3:09)
Three Phases on Onboarding (8:44)
The Power of Asking For Help (31:59)
Smaller Chapter Considerations (35:27)
Setting Up Your Group On Community (37:42)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/new-volunteers-engaged
CCL Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/298
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CCL Training: Bringing Community Leaders To Your Lobby Meeting

CCL Training: Bringing Community Leaders To Your Lobby Meeting

August 9, 2019

After you've done the research to focus your group's grasstops engagement and are planning on bringing your community leaders to your next meeting - how to best prepare?

Join CCL leaders across the country from Nebraska to Indiana and Montana that have brought influential leaders to their own leaders to learn from their experiences and get ready for your own meetings.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
CCL Idaho's Story (2:42)
Initial Research & Communication (6:20)
Incorporating Community Leaders & Preparations (9:14)
CCL Montana's Story (13:49)
CCL Indiana's Story (19:28)
CCL Nebraska's Story (25:59)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/community-leaders-lobby-meeting
Find This Training on CCL Community: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/420
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CCL Training: Working with Business Climate Leaders

CCL Training: Working with Business Climate Leaders

August 2, 2019

Demonstrating that businesses and job creators support federal action addressing climate change is some of the most important support CCL volunteers can provide our members of Congress.

Join BCL Leaders Harold Hedelman, Steve Hams, Bruce Hagen, and Randy Salim in a training that explores the history and purpose of the Business Climate Leaders and how to best work with this action team in your own community's grasstops work.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
Why Engage Business? (5:52)
How We Engage (9:11)
Success Stories (16:51)
How BCL Works (27:10)
How You Can Get Involved (36:28)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/working-with-bcl
BCL website (for the public): businessclimateleaders.org
BCL Resources website: sites.google.com/view/bcl-resources
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CCL Training: August Recess Legislative Update

CCL Training: August Recess Legislative Update

July 30, 2019

On Thursday, July 25th, our collective push for carbon pricing took a couple of new, exciting steps forward.

Join Dr. Danny Richter, CCL's VP of Government Affairs and Madeleine Para, CCL's VP of Programs for a special online webinar to learn more about the policy details of Stemming Warming and Augmenting Pay (SWAP) Act, the Raise Wages and Cut Carbon Act, and the Climate Action Rebate Act and how your local group can respond!

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
Energy Innovation Act Updates (0:57)
Background Contet (6:56)
Comparing the Four Carbon Pricing Bills (13:56)
Taking Action (22:58)
Conservatives for Climate Action Hearing Testimony (29:18)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/aug-leg-update
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CCL Training: Engaging Young Adults in Climate Solutions

CCL Training: Engaging Young Adults in Climate Solutions

July 30, 2019

Join CCL's Higher Education Coordinator Clara Fang and CCL Regional Fellows Destiny Loyd and Jess Wilber for a training that provides a background to learn more about millennials’ concerns, how to get them involved and connect your CCL team’s outreach with local high school, college students, and higher education communities as we work to engage young adults in CCL‘s larger coalition.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
Why Young People? (1:14)
Higher Education Community Leaders (6:04)
What Can I Do? (8:45)
Opportunities For College Students (16:38)
Opportunities For Middle & High School Students (23:04)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/engaging-young-adults
Find This Training on CCL Community: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/152
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CCL Training: Hosting Climate Simulations In Your Community

CCL Training: Hosting Climate Simulations In Your Community

July 19, 2019

Andrew Jones, CCL's July 2019 monthly speaker and co-founder of Climate Interactive, engages attendees with a review of Climate Interactive's new climate policy simulator, En-ROADS, built with MIT Sloan.

Explore the power of a steadily rising price on carbon through policies like the Energy Innovation Act as well as other strategies to address climate change to highlight complementary climate goals including the impact of changes in energy, land use, consumption, agriculture, and other policies.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
Background and History of the En-ROADS Tool (3:11)
Expert Opinion and Assumptions (7:24)
Using the Simulator (9:30)
Demo-ing the Simulator (12:00)
Modeling the Energy Innovation Act's Inputs (24:20)
When En-ROADS Will Be Released & Training Plan (26:58)
For Additional Q&A Go To: https://youtu.be/apFC6iaKm7k

Find This Training on CCL Community:
https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/418
Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/climate-simulations
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CCL Training: Online Group Organizing Tools

CCL Training: Online Group Organizing Tools

July 14, 2019

Join CCL Leaders Rebecca Ratliff and Will Musser for a training that explores the importance of data security and additional tools including Google Drive, Slack, and Evernote that CCL groups have been using to help supplement what is available on CCL Community to manage their chapter's communications effectively and organize information.

Skip Ahead to the following section(s):
Data Security (2:32)
Google Drive (6:03)
Utilizing Slack (11:12)
Utilizing Evernote (26:54)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/online-organizing-tools
CCL Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/404
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