Working With Your Member of Congress

These trainings will help you strategize, plan and execute a successful lobby meeting and build a great relationship with your Member of Congress and their staff.

 

Self-Paced Training

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

Lobby 101: Transformative Power of Citizen Advocacy

  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.

Learn about citizen advocacy, the advantages we hold as citizens in transforming our government.

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Lobby 201: Planning & Practicing Lobby Meetings

  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.

Learn how to prepare yourself for a successful meeting with a member of Congress, including CCL's methodology and research tips.

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Lobby 301: Handling Difficult Lobbying Scenarios

  Intermediate This training topic is more advanced and intended to provide complex information and resources for volunteers looking for an in-depth explanation.
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  Interactive Training content presented in a more interactive format with integrated images, audio, video and learner-centric activities.

Equip yourself with the skills to overcome unexpected scenarios and become prepared to lead to more informed discussions.

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Lobby 401: Leading a Lobby Team

  Advanced This training topic is more advanced and intended to provide complex information and resources for volunteers looking for an in-depth explanation.
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  Interactive Training content presented in a more interactive format with integrated images, audio, video and learner-centric activities.

This training is designed for those who wish to learn more about leading a lobby meeting with a member of Congress or staff.

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Understanding Congress Basics

  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.

Learn the details of the congressional policymaking process, how a bill becomes law, and research from the Congressional Management Foundation on life in Congress for both staff members and our representatives and senators.

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