Tweet Congress

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Tweeting your Senators and Representative helps create the political will needed to solve global warming by demonstrating constituent concern. Tweet to your members of Congress to amplify our voices and help move Congress closer to enacting the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Action. 
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Getting started

If you have never tweeted before, get a free Twitter account at twitter.com/signup and watch these two short CCL training videos on how to post your first tweet. 

Then you can either 

  1. Use CCL’s easy online tool cclusa.org/tweet  to tweet. The tool makes it easy to tweet your Representative and Senators and includes template tweets that you can edit and post. Or,
     
  2. Use the twitter app on your phone or tweet from twitter.com on your laptop so that you can attach a photo of yourself, your chapter or your lobby team. Below are template tweets for you to edit and post: 

House bill cosponsor

.@congress-member-twitter-handle   On Nov 12, @citizensclimate volunteers from your district will be in DC to thank you for supporting the Energy Innovation Act, H.R. 763. Will you ask a colleague to join you as a cosponsor? #GrassrootsClimate #Constituent energyinnovationact.org   

House bill non-cosponsor

.@congress-member-twitter-handle  On Nov 12, @citizensclimate volunteers from your district will be in DC to talk with you about the Energy Innovation Act, H.R. 763. I would love to see you support this legislation to put a #PriceOnPollution!  #GrassrootsClimate #Constituent energyinnovationact.org

Senator

.@congress-member-twitter-handle   On Nov 12, @citizensclimate volunteers from your state will be in DC to talk with you about the Energy Innovation Act, H.R. 763. I would love to see you cosponsor this bill when it is reintroduced in the Senate. #GrassrootsClimate #Constituent energyinnovationact.org

Get more people to tweet
  • Invite people to signup for CCL text alerts at cclusa.org/text. When they get notified of being added have them send the message "Tweet" back and they'll be sent our Tweet Congress tool to use on their smart phone!
  • Tweet, message, and email your network and ask them to tweet Congress too.
  • Post a message in the Forum of your Chapter’s group on Community so that everyone can see how and when to tweet. 
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