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Climate Advocate Training (Online)

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After the informational session, the next step for new CCL volunteers is Climate Advocate Training. Facilitated by CCL Trainers, this webinar will not only teach you about Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s methods and visions but also inspire you to find your role so you can hit the ground running.
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Register for Live Version
  • When:  Register for the workshop on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 2:00 pm ET  (adjust for your time zone).
  • The training will be for two and a half hours with the chance to meet in small groups with a CCL mentor and practice a mock lobby meeting with Congress.
  • More info here on its training page.
Overview

After the informational session, if you're interested in lobbying with CCL, the next step for new CCL volunteers is Climate Advocate Training. Facilitated by CCL Trainers, this webinar will not only teach you about Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s methods and visions but also inspire you to find your role so you can hit the ground running.

Join CCL trainers welcome you to CCL.To be taken as preparation for your first CCL lobby meeting, in this webinar you will:

  1. Learn the basics of becoming an effective climate advocate
  2. Review the structure, mission, and purpose of CCL
  3. Learn how to build constructive relationships with elected representatives with a simulated lobby meeting
  4. Review CCL’s methodology of creating political will
  5. Practice how to appeal to the best in others and build common ground
  6. Review the details and further resources to understand Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act
Click "Watch" or "Listen" for Recording

For those who can’t attend our Climate Advocate Training live, we provide the pre-recorded version here - just click on the "Watch" or "Listen" tabs above. Let us know that you have watched or listened to the call by clicking on the "Log your training" button below. 

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Intro & Agenda
(0:00)

CCL’s Values, Organization & Structure
(4:52)

Building Common Ground & Savor vs. Savor Activity
(13:00)

How to Create Political Will
(27:58)

CCL's Methodology & Practice
(44:43)

The Energy Innovation & Carbon Dividend Act
(53:18)

Preparing For Your Lobby Meeting
(1:14:39)
Instructor(s)
  • Elli Sparks
  • Solemi Hernandez
  • Brett Cease
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Intro & Agenda
(0:00)

CCL’s Values, Organization & Structure
(4:52)

Building Common Ground & Savor vs. Savor Activity
(13:00)

How to Create Political Will
(27:58)

CCL's Methodology & Practice
(44:43)

The Energy Innovation & Carbon Dividend Act
(53:18)

Preparing For Your Lobby Meeting
(1:14:39)
 
Instructor(s)
  • Elli Sparks
  • Solemi Hernandez
  • Brett Cease
Have you completed this training?
Let us know if you've completed this training! Your progress will be logged in the Action Tracker so you can reference a list of trainings that you've completed.
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