Citizens’ Climate Lobby
CCL Training: Handling Challenging Questions About The Energy Innovation Act

CCL Training: Handling Challenging Questions About The Energy Innovation Act

May 1, 2020

Join CCL Strategy Director Tony Sirna and Government Affairs Coordinator Adeline DeYoung for a training that will highlight recommendations for communicating about the Energy Innovation Act and including how to approach talking with community members who may voice concerns about provisions within the legislation.

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Importance of Listening (4:48)

How To Find & Use This CCL Resource (8:03 )

Role-play scenarios (15:14)

CCL Community: https://community.citizensclimate.org/handling-challenging-questions

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/handling-challenging-questions-slides

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CCL Training: Preparing For Media Interviews

CCL Training: Preparing For Media Interviews

April 17, 2020

Join CCL's Communications Director Flannery Winchester for a training that builds volunteers’ interview skills, particularly for radio and television. Learn how to prepare for and respond to interview questions, keep the interview on track, and get your message across in the media.

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Pre-interview prep (1:59)
Preparing your message (6:05)
Practicing: Bad, better, best (11:20)
CCL’s recommended talking points (17:11)
Pivoting (28:08)
Presentation tips (37:15)

Helpful resources:
Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/preparing-for-interviews
CCL Community Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/110

CCL Training: Talking Climate Change with NNOCCI

CCL Training: Talking Climate Change with NNOCCI

April 10, 2020

This training will boost your skills in proven communications techniques that shift the national conversation about climate change to be more positive, civic-minded and solutions-focused through providing an overview of the National Network for Ocean and Climate Change Interpretation's recommendations for identifying common values, metaphors, and solution-framing.

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What is NNOCCI? (3:14)
NNOCCI Resources Available (11:40)
What Americans Think About Climate Change (13:37)
The Core Story of Climate Change (21:35)
What Does This Look Like In Conversation? (31:48)
Summary & Next Steps (44:15)

Presentation PDF: https://cclusa.org/talking-climate-change-training

CCL Community Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/451

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CCL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CitizensClimateLobby

CCL Training: Self-Care For Stress Reduction

CCL Training: Self-Care For Stress Reduction

April 3, 2020

The overwhelming unknown of a global pandemic, impacting our families, our futures, and for many of us, our own well-being is quite the recipe for chaos, both inside and out. Add to this the underlying stress of climate change and everyday life management and our well-being as climate advocates can teeter on the edge. This training features CCL Pacific Northwest Regional Coordinator and Education & Engagement Assistant Tamara Staton and CCL's Peer Support Action Team Co-leads Laura Sacks and Jeff Joslin to support us in attending to our inner advocate - the one who so clearly wants change, ease and calm, but may at times struggle to find it.

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Consider The Context (4:28)
Know Yourself & Accept Your Needs (5:57)
Lean On Your Resources (10:04)
The Importance Of Play (18:14)
Climate Anxiety Event (27:36)
CCL Peer Support Action Team (30:32)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/self-care-stress-reduction

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CCL Training: Communicating With Progressives

CCL Training: Communicating With Progressives

March 27, 2020

Join Jamie DeMarco, CCL's State Level Coordinator for a training on Communicating With Progressives regarding The Energy Innovation & Carbon Dividend Act. Jamie will facilitate a review of the organizational statements made on the Act, what CCL's ongoing plan for outreach to non-profit organizations is at the national and local level, and recommendations to talk about the bill with progressive groups.

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The Climate Movement Ecosystem (1:41)
Progressive Members of Congress (3:54)
Energy Innovation Act Endorsements (11:11)
What CCL National is Doing (18:39)
Working With Environmental Justice Communities (20:03)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/progressive-communications

CCL Community Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/122

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CCL Training: Generating Media Coverage

CCL Training: Generating Media Coverage

March 27, 2020

Join CCL's Communications Director Flannery Winchester for a training that explores news coverage in the media - articles, press, and media awareness which mentions our organization and CCL's work earned outside of paid advertising. Flannery reviews strategies for generating news coverage with your local chapter and the support of CCL's national communications team.

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Writing Media in the COVID Era (2:45)
What is news coverage? Why now? (7:16)
How to alert media to your story (12:12)
Develop your local media list (16:18)
Pitching and next steps (30:52)

Presentation Slides: https://cclusa.org/generating-media-coverage

CCL Community Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/293

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CCL Training: How To Host Online Zoom Meetings

CCL Training: How To Host Online Zoom Meetings

March 20, 2020

Join CCL's Field Development Director Elli Sparks & Volunteer Education Coordinator Brett Cease for a training that walks through the process of setting up and hosting an online group meeting on Zoom. For those interested in minimizing public meetings, hosting online meetings offer a safe alternative to meeting in person and this training walks through the considerations to get you started.

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Setting Up For Success (3:10)
Practicing With Zoom (14:36)
+Audio Controls (18:30)
+Video Controls (22:24)
+Renaming Users (23:18)
+Monitoring Chat (24:24)
+Claiming Host Key (26:45)
+Sharing Screen (28:24)
+Breakout Rooms (31:06)
+Ending The Meeting (34:37)
+Additional Controls (35:20)
Where To Go For Technical Support (40:45)
Suggestions For Engagement (44:05)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/hosting-zoom-meetings

CCL Community Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/347

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CCL Training: Campaign Season Activities

CCL Training: Campaign Season Activities

March 13, 2020

Join CCL Government Affairs Coordinator Adeline DeYoung and Southeast Director Don Addu for a training that walks through how we as nonpartisan organization have the opportunity to connect with individual candidates from both sides of the aisle on the issue of climate change during this season of electoral primary campaigns. While being clear that we do not support or organize for individual candidates or political parties, our volunteer network still plays the essential role of providing insight to all candidates as to why our policy would be best for their constituents.

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Background (2:56)
Working With Incumbents (5:08)
House & Senate Guidelines (8:59)
Staying Nonpartisan & Bipartisan (12:42)
Activities To Avoid (16:08)

Campaign Season Activities Training on CCL Community: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/265

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/campaign-season-slides

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CCL Training: Updates From Around The World

CCL Training: Updates From Around The World

March 10, 2020

Join CCL International Outreach Manager Cathy Orlando and CCL European Regional Coordinator James Collis for a training that highlights what is going on around the world in 2020 with ​CCL’s​ network, what other countries are doing in terms of carbon pricing and citizen engagement, and how CCL is engaging in international civil society meetings.

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Intro & Agenda (from beginning)
Global Maps & Resource (5:09)
CCL Reports From Around the World (12:57)
CCL Europe Update (25:49)
How CCL International Helps Your Work (36:50)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/around-the-world

CCL Community Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/157

 

CCL Training: Managing Money In Your Group

CCL Training: Managing Money In Your Group

February 21, 2020

With outreach events and our annual conference coming up, many chapters may be in need of support in figuring out how to manage their local funds. Join CCL Group Leader Jean Ritok for a training that walks through various ways to raise and manage money in your group for things like chapter activities and conference scholarships.

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General Overview & Important Considerations (2:06)
Setting Up A Bank Account (11:30)
Nuts & Bolts Of Local Money Management (17:45)
Email Templates (25:50)
Workbook Walkthrough (34:24)

Presentation Slides: http://cclusa.org/managing-money-training

CCL Community Training Page: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/139

Finance Workbook (Make A Copy Of): https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ueVC9uteXuNxJPm0iEDepXaKsRKB_ECCJHtIOcaeXHc/

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