How To Tour Your State and Region

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This training explores how other CCL volunteers have helped build new chapters in their state and region to expand CCL’s presence into every Congressional district.

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Ideas from States Across the Country

Ever wanted to find out what other CCL volunteers have done to build new chapters in their state and region? If you’re interested in helping expand CCL’s presence into new areas and every Congressional district then this training page is for you! Learn what other CCL volunteers have done to build new chapters in their state and region after some amazing tours!

Click the "Watch" or "Listen" tabs to learn the tools, tricks, and techniques of a successful outreach tour as well as listening to stories from the road from Bill Barron (UT), Jon Clark and Don Kraus (TN & KY), Mindy Ahler (ND), and Susan Adams (MS). Here are their associated CCL Blog summaries as well:
 


Additional stories and earlier CCL regional tours

For more stories from the many inspiring climate outreach tours CCL volunteers have taken on, check out the CCL Blog articles on the Oregon Stewardship TourBike Tours Across States and the CountryAlaska Big Dividend TourKentucky Energy Freedom TourTennessee Tour and Texas Panhandle Tour. For a wonderful recap of the recent Water, Wind & Fire Tour of 2017 in Eastern Washington, click here. The podcasts below also feature shorter audio links to Peter Bryn discussing the Texas Tour, Madeleine Para, VP of Programs, discussing growth in her home state of Wisconsin, and Don Addu, Southeast Regional Director, highlighting some of his takeaways from the 2017 Kentucky Tour.

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(0:00) Intro & Agenda 
(4:11) Step 1: Overview/  Getting Started
(6:54) CCL Utah Tour 2022
(10:55) Step 2. Find Volunteers 
(13:10) CCL TN/KY Tour 2022
(18:02) Step 3. Schedule Events
(19:32) Step 4. Budget
(21:08) Step 5. Promote
(23:09) CCL ND Tour 2022
(26:52) Step 6. Get Out There!
(30:01) CCL MS Tour 2022
(33:27) Step 7. Follow-up & Conclusion

Instructor(s)
  • Brett Cease
  • Bill Barron
  • Jon Clark
  • Don Kraus
  • Mindy Ahler
  • Susan Adams
Downloads

Download the Google Slides presentation.

Download the video.
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The Texas Energy Freedom Tour: Listen to or Download the Podcast (12:41)

The Wisconsin Example: Listen to or Download the Podcast (8:45)

 
Audio Outline
To skip ahead to a specific section go to the time indicated in parenthesis.

(0:00) Intro & Agenda 
(4:11) Step 1: Overview/  Getting Started
(6:54) CCL Utah Tour 2022
(10:55) Step 2. Find Volunteers 
(13:10) CCL TN/KY Tour 2022
(18:02) Step 3. Schedule Events
(19:32) Step 4. Budget
(21:08) Step 5. Promote
(23:09) CCL ND Tour 2022
(26:52) Step 6. Get Out There!
(30:01) CCL MS Tour 2022
(33:27) Step 7. Follow-up & Conclusion

Instructor(s)
  • Brett Cease
  • Bill Barron
  • Jon Clark
  • Don Kraus
  • Mindy Ahler
  • Susan Adams
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Interested in helping conduct a similar tour in your region? Reach out to your Regional Coordinator for their input!
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Topics
Chapter Organizing
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Training Resources

See an example Tour Planning Google Drive folder from the Texas Energy Freedom Tour.

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