Grow the Grassroots

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Spark of change: The Great School Electrification Challenge

High schooler Vesa Ganesan writes about CCL's National Youth Action team's challenge, where students ask their school district to electrify.

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Chamber of Commerce meetings make an impact in Montana

CCL Montana shares successes in Chamber of Commerce meetings, encouraging other CCLers to contact their local chamber.

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CCLers highlight climate at town halls

During the August congressional recess, CCL volunteers attended at least 53 town halls, asking thoughtful questions about climate action.

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Snapshots of CCL’s Earth Day 2023

During April 2023, CCL chapters held 837 outreach events, welcoming nearly twice our average number of monthly volunteer joins for 2023.

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Young CCLers take the lead in Hawaii

Young CCLers in Hawaii have been working hard for several months to make their voices heard by local and federal legislators.

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Volunteer Keynote Gigi Santo, December 2022 conference

17-year-old CCL volunteer Giovanna “Gigi” Santo shares what it takes to be a leader, and urges volunteers that anyone can make a difference.

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With Gratitude #4: A CCL blog series

Read about volunteers who host congressional forums, create displays for local libraries, and create the political will for a liveable world!

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With Gratitude #3

Read about volunteers who tabled for Earth Day, petitioned AARP, and plenty more examples of creating the political will for a liveable world!

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Volunteer Spotlight: High schooler Gigi Santo co-leads Florida chapter

“Gigi” Santo is a high school senior and Group Co-Leader in Broward County, Florida. She's also a speaker at CCL’s December conference.

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