Getting Started As A Liaison

CCL liaisons build ongoing relationships with their members of Congress and their staff by maintaining regular personal contact and through coordinating the group’s meetings and communication with that office. Explore some of the most important elements for this essential role within CCL chapters.

 

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.

Becoming A CCL Liaison

  All Levels This training is suitable for everyone, from newer volunteers to those with more experience.
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Our relationships with our members of Congress are supremely important, and the congressional liaison helps to deepen this relationship. This training provides an overview of and responsibilities included with Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s Congressional Liaisons Program.

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Getting to Know Your Member of Congress

  Beginner This training is intended for volunteers who are seeking a basic understanding of this topic.
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This training goes over how to research and get to know your member of Congress, as well as what influences their decision-making and public policy support.

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Scheduling a Meeting with Congress

  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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Walk through the process of scheduling a meeting and using the Appointment Setter Log. This training is specifically for CCL liaisons or appointment setters scheduling our House or Senate meetings with Congress during CCL's national lobby days.

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