Core Volunteer Training: Diving Deep Into Carbon Fee & Dividend

October 10, 2018

Core Volunteer Training is a webinar series to help newer CCL supporters connect with each other from across the world and empower them to achieve their larger goals for climate advocacy.

"Diving Deep into Carbon Fee & Dividend," features Robert Archer, US-AID economist (retired) and CCL Economic Policy Network contributor giving an in-depth presentation on new ways of thinking about the key components of the three dimensions of CCL's flagship policy.

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Core Volunteer Training: Introduction to Facebook & Social Media

September 14, 2018

Join Alison Kubiscko, CCL’s Coordinator of Marketing and Events, in a training geared at enhancing your use of Facebook and an overview of Social Media, including supporting your own goal setting.

Core Volunteer Training is created to help connect new volunteers with each other from across the world and empower them to achieve their larger goals for climate advocacy.

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Core Volunteer Training: Working With Print Media

September 10, 2018

CCL Communications Coordinator Flannery Winchester leads a webinar geared at enhancing your understanding and confidence in writing effective letters to the editor and building key press relationships. Volunteers will learn key concepts like the LTE formula, the hierarchy of news items to respond to, and suggestions on how to connect to local issues that matter to their community.

Come prepared to respond to an article in your own local newspaper and bring a copy from today to the webinar to support getting your first letter to the editor written.

Core Volunteer Training is specifically created to support CCL volunteers in becoming more active, empowering you to achieve your larger goals for climate advocacy as well as answer questions you might have across a wide range of topics.

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Core Volunteer Training: Community Influencers & Our Action Teams

August 14, 2018

Join Todd Elvins with CCL's Endorsers Program Lead in highlighting successful examples of building support from local faith, business, and community leaders and elected officials in the support of leader's letters as well as how to navigate our Grasstops Engagement Tracker and Action Teams network.

Demonstrating to Congress that business and community leaders support our policy is critical. In the words of CCL's Senior Liaison Jay Butera, "Bringing in endorsers with me was a game changer in our relationship with Congressman Curbelo’s office, and played a big role in gaining his signature on the Republican Climate Resolution.”

Core Volunteer Training is created to help connect new volunteers with each other from across the world and empower them to achieve their larger goals for climate advocacy.

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Core Volunteer Training: Improving Our Communications

August 14, 2018

Led by​ CCL Effective Communication Action Lead Dave Folland, this webinar draws upon the tools and techniques of motivational interviewing and walks through best practices in how to engage in reflective listening, open-ended questions, and the art of engaging in discussions that are effective collaborations. CCL's Volunteer Education Coordinator Brett Cease also highlights key takeaways from climate communications research groups like ecoAmerica, the IPCC, and Yale Project on Climate Communications in finding common ground along with helping walk through some communications exercises for small groups.

Core Volunteer Training is created to help connect new volunteers with each other from across the world and empower them to achieve their larger goals for climate advocacy.
 

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Core Volunteer Training: Explaining the Science of Climate Change

August 14, 2018

Explaining the Science of Climate Change features Citizens' Climate Education board member and climate scientist Dr. Sandra Kirtland Turner.

The training features explanations by Dr. Kirtland Turner on the concepts behind climate change: CO2 traps heat, the concentration of CO2 is rising, and human contributions are driving this rise as well as discussing how to communicate the science behind climate change and where to find additional resources.

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Core Volunteer Training: Fundamentals of Congress

August 9, 2018

The Fundamentals of Congress training features Andres Jimenez, CCL's Senior Director of Government Affairs, walking through the details of the congressional policymaking process, how a bill becomes law, and research from the Congressional Management Foundation on life in Congress for both staff members and our representatives and senators.

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Core Volunteer Training: Engaging In Grassroots Outreach

July 14, 2018

This training is led by CCL’s Presenters Action Team Co-leader David Cain and CCL Regional Coordinator Susan Adams and addresses everything you ever wanted to know about grassroots outreach with CCL: tabling, scheduling, and giving presentations.

David and Susan trade-off with each other to highlight the bite-sized best practices in the art of preparing for both tabling and presentations and what to do once you get there.

Core Volunteer Training is created to engage and support newer volunteers in becoming more active and answering any questions across a wide range of topics.

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CCL’s Informational Session

June 19, 2018

Facilitated by CCL’s Director of Field Development Elli Sparks and Membership Coordinator Sara Wanous, this session will help you learn more about Citizens’ Climate Lobby.

Learn how you can make a difference by creating the political will for legislation that will wean our nation off the energy sources that are warming our world and changing our climate.

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Core Volunteer Training: Communicating Across The Aisle

June 14, 2018

This training features Jim Tolbert, CCL Conservative Director and Stephanie Doyle, National Outreach and Partnership Coordinator.

Communication is critically important in engaging with conversations that advance support for solutions like Carbon Fee and Dividend that manage climate change risks.

As advocates for climate change policy, CCL volunteers may need to overcome preconceptions of who we are, how we operate, and what we’re about.

Jim and Stephanie will show how solutions-focused climate change communicators can convey their message more effectively to both conservative and progressive audiences.

 

Core Volunteer Training is created to help connect newer volunteers with each other from across the world and empower them to achieve their larger goals for climate advocacy.

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