Chapter Leaders
Support action team leaders and organize whole-chapter meetings
Contacts: Ted Obbard & Tony Sirna
Help build connections and partnerships to other climate organizations and leaders. Help build their support for carbon fee and dividend (CF&D). Work closely with the Endorsements and Resolutions group due to the similar nature of actions/processes. Actions: attend other groups’ actions or meetings, build coalitions and discuss our proposal and address concerns.
Contacts: Trish Clifford / Kevin Mulvey
Endorsements and Resolutions
Work with local municipalities, community leaders and other influencers to get endorsements for the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act or resolutions calling for action on climate change. Actions: work with local officials on municipal endorsements, work with community leaders, organize our endorsement efforts.
Contacts: Trish Clifford
Work on outreach events such as the annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival, and other educational events related to climate change and CCL’s CF&D. Actions: Outreach, publicity, logistics, create event planning and execution.
Contact: Elyce Klein
Direct communications with our Congresswoman, Barbara Lee, in the form of regular meetings with both her district and DC offices. Make the case for fair and effective climate solutions, providing policy details and evidence of local support. Actions: get trained to lobby, attend lobby meetings, update MoC bios, plan lobby meeting, bring an ally to a meeting, be official Liaison.
Contacts: Ben Keller / Evan Meagher
Member Engagement
Build group cohesion and grow the number of active members by leading the integration of new members, planning social events, and managing our contact database. Actions: data entry, welcome new members, host an event, coordinate events, orient new members.
Contact: Rochelle Wheeler
Online Communications
Solicit and write news and action items for the twice-monthly email briefings. Maintain email list. Manage Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. Report analytics data (list size, opens, followings, etc.) to Leadership team. Actions: Write an article, promote CCL activities on FB ,Twitter, Instagram; comment on MOC FB/Twitter pages.
Contact: Nick Despota
Outreach and Presentations
Spread the word about CF&D and CCL. Help each other find and prepare for presentations to local organizations. Organize film screenings and other creative outreach opportunities. Actions: learn how to make presentation, find organizations to make presentation to, make presentations.
Contact: Phoebe Schenker
Print Media
Manage our print media relationships – Letters to the Editor (LTEs), op-eds, LTE training/parties, meeting with editorial boards, press releases, etc. Actions: write an LTE or Op-Ed, monitor press for opportunities, meet with editorial board.
Contacts: Lee Ballance / Harry Chomsky
Support Group for Climate Activists
Explore tools, discussions, and readings about how climate activists prevent burnout and maintain mental well-being. The aim is to help us sustain our own activism and collectively learn about/try “best practices” that we can then share with the broader CCL community. Actions: attend the monthly gathering.
Contact: Nina Foushee
Speak one-on-one with the public to educate about climate change and to build chapter membership at broad range of events. Participate in decisions about venues, methods and materials for tabling. Actions: table at an event.
Contact: Lin Griffith