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Portland, Oregon Chapter
Citizens' Climate Lobby Portlanders gather every month to Educate & Inspire ourselves by listening to a guest speaker, Celebrate our accomplishments, and Take Action.

Meeting FunWear an Ugly Sweater or other item of clothing or adornment!
Join us for our Monthly Meeting
Saturday December 12th, 2020

◆10:00 am National Call - Join  (9:45 for the Pre-Show)
◆10:50 am Join the Portland Chapter Call early for social time
◆11:00 am Portland Chapter Call - Join  Passcode = 123

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This Month's Speaker is Christiana Figueres, former UNFCCC Executive Secretary

Please free to attend the national call, the chapter meeting or (we hope) both.
Some highlights of this month's meeting:
  • Monthly Speaker: With President-elect Joe Biden vowing to rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement in January — and as we celebrate the 5-year anniversary of that accord — we turn to Christiana Figueres to get an overview of where things stand globally on national commitments to fight climate change and what's needed going forward. Figueres was Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) from 2010 until 2016, during which she marshaled 196 countries to sign the Paris accord in 2015. Following her tenure with the UNFCCC, she co-founded Global Optimism, which "exists to catalyse transformative actions in our world" to tackle climate change.
  • CCL's Annual Conference United we move and Lobby Days - Reports
  • Successes and Opportunities for Action
  • Breakout sessions: 
    • New Members and CCL Community Tour
    • Grasstops Team - State legislator endorsements
    • Member Engagement Outreach - Connecting and engaging members
    • Biking Industry Climate Declaration - Help plan new endorsement focus
Here's the full draft agenda. Please Note - It won't be final until Friday.
Monthly Calling Campaign
CCL's Monthly Calling Campaign is one of the simplest and most effective ways to encourage our Members of Congress to support H.R. 763.

In just a few minutes a month, you make democracy work by letting your members of congress know that climate is an important issue for you.

Click here to sign up for the Monthly Calling Campaign!
Action Opportunities
CCL is making progress towards our goal of a livable world by the actions, large and small, of our ever-growing community of concerned members. Here are examples of steps you and your friends and family can take today:
  1. Utah Outreach Help - Join a short-term effort to help our sister chapter find volunteers to reach out to conservative state legislators.
  2. Sign up for the January 30 FLOW Workshop (5 Levers Organizing Workshop).
  3. Ask your doctor to sign the Health Professionals Climate Declaration.
     
  4. Sign up for CCL texts. You’ll receive (very) occasional text messages from Citizens’ Climate Lobby alerting you to timely actions in support of climate solutions
  5. Listen to or Watch the Intro Call.
  6. Join a live session or watch the recording of the Climate Advocate Training to learn about CCL's methods and visions.
  7. CCL offers ongoing training opportunities for its volunteers. Click here to register and to see future topics. 
  8. Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter and Instagram.
  9. Grasstops: We're looking for people who have contacts with wineries, business associations, ocean/coastal associations. Email Jerry Porter at kwakujerry@gmail.com.
  10. Pick more easy or bigger ideas from the Action Pledge Drive list.
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