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We had a GREAT mtg this weekend, creating lots of opportunities for you to take action in October. Read on for details! 
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Endorser Program Action Team & Lunch
Meet with us for lunch at SW Corbett Elephants Deli THIS Monday, 11/14, 12pm.

We'll be discussing opportunities to reach out to businesses, community leaders and local organizations who may be interested in learning more about Carbon Fee & Dividend.
Your ideas and/or connections are valuable, come join us!


Portland Endorsement Team meets monthly at Elephants Delicatessen. If you have endorsement ideas for other businesses or community leaders, please email Daniela at dbrod1571@gmail.com.
 
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Come to a Viewing Party
Years of Living Dangerously
Watch Party: Special CCL Episode
Thursday, Dec 8th, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Lucky Lab North Tap Room
1700 N Killingsworth St.

The acclaimed National Geographic Series will be featuring the incredible work of CCL volunteers. Please join our local chapter for a Watch Party as we enjoy the episode and celebrate CCL's successes! The episode will be preceded by a special introduction from Years' cast members Bradley Whitford and Don Cheadle and climatologist Katharine Hayhoe.

Space is limited,
Please RSVP to Barry by text (or phone): 503-704-7395
Help Us Meet the Match

Women Who Will $150k!

A generous and inspiring group of donors known as the Women Who Will has provided a $150,000 matching grant that will double all donations made between now and Giving Tuesday on November 29. With our sights set on groundbreaking climate action in 2017, it’s time to make the Giving Tuesday campaign everything it can be!

How to support the match:
You can support this effort either with your own donation, and/or by sending a Giving Tuesday email to all friends and family who might want to support the work we do together. You can use the template found at the bottom of this page or write a personal email that includes the link citizensclimate.org/giving-tuesday. (Graphics to share on social media are available on this page.)

Get inspired by Katharine

Find Hope with Hayhoe

Watch the recording or listen to the podcast on iTunes.



Following a very stressful election season, we thought it would be good to hear the calm and reassuring voice of our favorite climate change communicator, Dr. Katharine Hayhoe. Dr. Hayhoe recently gave CCL a big shoutout at the South by South Lawn climate change discussion at the White House with President Obama and actor Leonardo DiCaprio. In addition, she just launched a series of short videos on climate change, “Global Weirding.”
Learn More about What We're Doing

Meeting Details


It was  a true joy to be with those of you who were able to join us this month at our meeting. Yes, it was very very exciting to break our record for meeting attendance, with 34 (!!!!) of us in the room. With a group this large, I can only imagine what is possible...in fact, we're already feeling that, as many of you shared your hearts and ideas during the meeting or stayed after the meeting to get phone numbers to call, to make plans with others around the urban/rural divide, and ask more about those actions that you wanted to dive into.  HUGE thank you coming to join us...we're so very happy to meet you, to welcome you to our group, and we look very forward to seeing you again if CCL feels like a good fit for you and your life. 


 
If you weren't able to join us, or you want a reminder or more details...

We mostly followed our 
very detailed agenda, including working on these
 (mostly detailed above)...national actions

AND

We had 13 New/er Members join us and 21 returning volunteers!
"We have a bill..."
Hillbilly Elegy - book recommendation by KB

 
 
We didn't have time to practice this new laser talk to learn about the Impact of Fee & Dividend and Households, but...

...we highly encourage you to read this aloud, alone or with a friend, 3-4 times this month. This will not only help you understand the concept on your own, but will make it far easier to share the information when the opportunity arises...
Let Us Listen

Are you a member of a
environmental or social justice organization? 


Are you or your friends or co-members worried about the impact of Fee & Dividend on lower incomes or minorities? 


If carbon were to be priced, would you want revenue to fund programs like wind, solar, and/or public health and transportation? 

We are interested in hearing your concerns and your perspective on where to go and what to do considering the latest political developments.
Please contact us to set up a time to meet. We are eager to listen...

portlandccl@gmail.com
Join US!

Mark your Calendar for EVERY 2nd Saturday


9:30-12pm First Unitarian Church

Next Mtg: December 10th

Can't make a mtg?  Want to learn more? 
Join our introductory conference call EVERY Wed at 5pm: 
https://citizensclimatelobby.org/join-weekly-intro-call/

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