Grow the Grassroots

Garima Desai
Volunteer Spotlight: Garima Desai

Garima Desai, a 2021 Rhodes Scholar, is an active member of CCL Silicon Valley East and CCL's Motivational Presenting Project.

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The Burden Hawaii screening
CCL Hawaii draws a crowd for virtual movie screening & panel

Volunteers from CCL's Hawaii chapters recently organized a screening of the film The Burden, which explores the military's transition to renewable energy.

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Record-breaking youth involvement in CCL’s December lobby meetings

A silver lining to the pandemic has been a spike in participation amoung CCL's younger members, with youth engagement in lobby meetings at an all-time high.

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Representative Jackie Speier
How the power of youth lobbying swayed Rep. Jackie Speier

A group of San Mateo high school students recently met with Rep. Jackie Speier to talk climate change action and push for a carbon fee and dividend.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Norma Safransky

Norma Safransky is a part of CCL’s Business Climate Leaders (BCL) action team, where she works to generate business support for climate action.

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CCL Africa: Undaunted climate activism during a pandemic

Despite the uncertainty brought by the pandemic, CCL volunteers across Africa have continued to take bold steps forward in their climate advocacy.

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Anna Eshoo climate
Youth #ClimateThunderclap takes Twitter by storm

On August 12, youth climate activists took Twitter by storm, organizing a #ClimateThunderclap in hopes of grabbing the attention of Congress.

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My story: Seeking endorsements from Catholic Universities

Here’s the story of one CCL member, Jessie Snyder, who generated endorsements from several Catholic university presidents.

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Mary Selkirk
CCL board member Mary Selkirk: Where passion meets purpose

Mary Selkirk, who sits on CCL’s governing board, shares her climate advocacy story and decision to become a Legacy Club Donor.

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