March Monthly Meeting Agenda, March 12, 2019

March Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 6:15 p.m., Weitz CEC, rm 128
Citizens’ Climate Lobby—Omaha Chapter

Agenda
6:15 p.m.: Introductory Meeting and Discussion
Introductions: Names (Bob)
Please sign in
Short Video: (@CICERO_klima)
Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act
https://citizensclimatelobby.org/energy-innovation-and-carbon-dividend-act/
Discussion: Climate Change and You

 7:00 p.m.: Monthly Meeting, Announcements, What We Are Doing
Postcards & Very Brief Introductions

Monthly Video Presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdOJYXfW9rg&feature=youtu.be
Anne Kelly, Senior Director of Policy at Ceres
Enrolling support from the business community is essential to getting effective climate policies enacted by Congress. Anne Kelly, Senior Director of Policy and the Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy (BICEP) Network at Ceres, joins our March national call to talk about making the business case for acting on climate change. Anne is an environmental lawyer with twenty-five years of combined experience in the private and public sectors.

Announcements

The Bellevue Chapter is showing the movie, The Burden, at the Nebraska Medicine – Bellevue office on March 29th at 7:00 p.m. Please attend, plus there may be opportunities to help out. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-movie-showing-the-burden-tickets-57416148245

Statewide CCL Conference (can do group viewing of cranes afterwards)
One day, Saturday,
March 30, 2019, 10:00 a.m.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nebraska-climate-conversations-tickets-55024103575

International CCL Conference in DC. It is Sunday, June 9 through the 11th, 2019. There are optional activities on Saturday the 8th. On Wednesday morning there is a “Nebraska Breakfast” where all of Nebraska’s Members of Congress tell all who attend what they are doing.(https://www.eventbrite.com/e/citizens-climate-10th-annual-international-conference-lobby-day-tickets-54999360568)

Weathercaster project (Frances; francesmendenhall at yahoo dot com)

Facebook: can you help with Facebook? (Heather;  heatherjpash at gmail dot com)

Letters to the editor (LTEs)

Grass Tops Endorsements (Mark)

Movie of the Month: The Burden
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-movie-showing-the-burden-tickets-57416148245

Grand Canyon Project (Bob;  Bob at CCLOmaha dot com)

Legislative Contacts

Recording What We Do (Field Reports) and (CCLUSA.org/call)

You Can Write to Congress
https://citizensclimatelobby.org/write-your-representative/#/48/
 
CCL COMMITTEES
Lobbying Congress (Jennifer and Kay;    jenniferhg at msn dot com and  catharinegustafson at gmail dot com)
Generating interest in CCL International Lobby Day, prepare and train members for those meetings, organizing letter-writing campaigns to members-of-congress, etc.
Media Committee (Tracy; tracystanko at gmail dot com)
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hapter communications, including social media, traditional media, branding, emails, and the chapter website
Grassroots Outreach (Frances;  francesmendenhall at yahoo dot com)
Committee will be responsible for finding opportunities to table at events, as well as identifying public speaking opportunities for the Chapter
Grasstops Outreach (Mark and Kay; Mark Welsch CCL at Gmail dot com and catharinegustafson at gmail dot com)
C
ommittee will work with local leaders, businesses and other organizations to support our legislative proposal
Chapter Organizing (Bob; Bob at CCLOmaha dot com)
C
ommittee supports chapter meetings and membership recruitment, including mentoring new members, identifying their areas of interest for volunteering, onboarding them, organizing the agenda for the chapter meetings

Turn in your postcards to Jennifer &
NEXT MONTHLY MEETING
April Meeting, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 6:15 p.m., Weitz CEC, room 128