Getting Started with Grasstops Engagement

Learn how to engage and gain the support of your community’s influencers.

 

Self-Paced Training

CCL also offers live training sessions on a variety of topics every week. View the Training Events Calendar for a full list.

Engaging Community Leaders

  Beginner This training is intended for volunteers who are seeking a basic understanding of this topic.
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  Interactive Training content presented in a more interactive format with integrated images, audio, video and learner-centric activities.

This training highlights the beginning steps for building support for the Energy Innovation Act from prominent local faith, business, and community leaders, and elected officials who will impress your members of Congress in your own community.

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Focusing Your Grasstops Outreach To Influence Your Member

  Intermediate This training is created for volunteers who already have a grasp of the basics and are looking to deepen their understanding on a more focused topic.
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  Traditional Training content presented in a tab format with more straightforward access to text, webinar, and audio recordings.

This training provides some ideas to start the process of identifying and recruiting allies in our communities.

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Grasstops Engagement Tracker Tutorial

  Beginner This training is intended for volunteers who are seeking a basic understanding of this topic.
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  Traditional Training content presented in a tab format with more straightforward access to text, webinar, and audio recordings.

This training walks through how to use the Grasstops Engagement Tracker - CCL’s ongoing grasstops outreach updates - including how to search for existing Influencers, create new entries, and see a list of endorsers in your district.

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Engaging City and Local Governments For Resolutions

  Intermediate This training is created for volunteers who already have a grasp of the basics and are looking to deepen their understanding on a more focused topic.
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  Traditional Training content presented in a tab format with more straightforward access to text, webinar, and audio recordings.

One of the most impactful ways we can express the local will of the people is by obtaining resolutions in support of the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act from our local municipal governing bodies. When a city, county or state passes a resolution, they are sending a message to Congress on behalf of many thousands of people.

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Working With Business Climate Leaders

  Intermediate This training is created for volunteers who already have a grasp of the basics and are looking to deepen their understanding on a more focused topic.
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  Traditional Training content presented in a tab format with more straightforward access to text, webinar, and audio recordings.

Demonstrating that businesses and job creators support federal action addressing climate change is some of the most important support CCL volunteers can provide our members of Congress. This training explores the history and purpose of the Business Climate Leaders and how to best work with them in your own community.

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