Citizens’ Climate Lobby

CCL Training: Planning Your Meeting with Congress

September 20, 2019

Lobbying can be both exciting and intimidating. Being prepared is one way to reduce anxiety.

Join CCL Director of Field Development Elli Sparks for a training that will walk you through CCL's step-by-step process for preparing for your meetings in Washington, D.C. with Congress and/or their staff, including research tips, available CCL tools, lobby meeting roles, the value of practice, and the power of listening.

Skip ahead to the following section(s):
Resources For Preparing To Lobby (5:59)
Roles in Your Meeting (19:16)
Supporting Asks (24:06)
The Importance of Practice (38:43)
Sample Practice Meeting (43:21)

Presentation slides: http://cclusa.org/planning-your-meeting
Training Page on Community: https://community.citizensclimate.org/resources/item/19/185
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