Who should come?
Everyone is welcome, whether it's your first Citizens' Climate Lobby experience or you're a longtime volunteer. If you care about climate change and want to connect with like-minded people who are ready to take action, join us at Cal State LA on February 17-18.
Kevin de León, California's Senate President pro Tem
Ryan Ridley, writer and producer on the hit TV show Rick and Morty
Philipp Friesenbichler, Director of Photography, Years of Living Dangerously Season 2
Desmond Wheatley, President, CEO and Chairman of Envision Solar
Marshall Saunders, Founder of Citizens' Climate Lobby
We're also hosting the inaugural poster session contest for college and university students working on climate-related issues. Come see their poster submissions and cheer them on!
Our conference is cosponsored by the Model United Nations of Cal State LA
|8:00am - 9:00am||Registration
Poster set up
|9:00am - 9:15am||Welcome and intro||Melisa Flores - Cal State LA Model UN
Meredith Smith - Emcee
Kathy Orlinsky - Conference chair
|9:15am - 9:45am||CCL Values||Marshall Saunders - CCL Founder|
|9:45am - 10:15am||CCL Roadmap||Mark Reynolds - CCL Executive Director|
|10:15am - 10:30am||Break|
10:30am - 12:30pm
|Introductory Climate Advocate Training Workshop||Amy Bennettt and Taylor Krause|
|Group Leaders/Liaisons||Mark Reynolds|
|How to use Motivational Interviewing to stop arguing and find solutions||Dr. Liz Barnett|
|12:30pm - 1:30pm||Lunch|
|1:30pm - 2:15pm||How to Communicate Climate Change Effectively - Conservatives, Progressives, People of Color, and Youth||Moderator: Bruce Tierney|
|2:20pm - 3:05pm||We could be the Greatest Generation||Desmond Wheatley - Envision Solar|
|3:05pm - 3:15pm||Funding our work||Davia Rivka|
|3:15pm - 3:30pm||Break|
3:30pm - 4:15pm
|Science Highlights from the National Climate Assessment||Dr. Peter Kalmus|
|Be Bold: What a Citizens' Movement to Save California’s Coast Can Teach CCL||Dr. Tom Osborne|
|Lobbying TV News and Weather to connect the dots on Climate - Creating Public Will for a Livable World||Eve Simmons|
|How we passed city-wide renewable electric power in Whittier and you can too!||Moderator: Dr. Jeremy Sarchet|
|Progress towards zero carbon emission aircraft operations||Tom Hays|
|4:20pm - 4:30pm||Musical break||Dadla Ponizil|
4:35pm - 5:35pm
Behind the scenes in TV and film: a fireside chat with climate advocates
|Ryan Ridley (Rick and Morty)|
|Philipp Friesenbichler (Years of Living Dangerously)|
|5:45pm - 6:15pm||Keynote||Senate President Pro Temp Kevin de León|
|6:15pm - 7:30pm||Hors d'oeuvres and Poster Award Ceremony||Meredith Smith|
|8:00am - 9:00am||Registration|
|9:00am - 9:05am||Welcome||Meredith Smith|
9:10am - 9:55am
|Faith Communities Respond to Global Warming - an Interfaith panel discussion||
Moderator: John Forney
|How to Empower Your Local School Boards to Speak Up for Climate Action||Park Guthrie|
Media Training Tips practiced by Katharine Hayhoe
|The Urgent Matter of Climate Change and Health||Dr. Stephen Hansen|
|10:00am - 10:45am||CCL’s Conservative Caucus: A Practical Discussion on Recruiting Conservatives||Craig Preston|
|10:45am - 11:00am||State of the state||Tasha Reddy|
|11:00am - 12:00pm||Brunch|
|12:00pm - 12:30pm||Closing remarks||Mark Reynolds|
Or take the Metrolink! There's a stop right on campus --> Cal State LA Metrolink Station.
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You can also organize or sign up for a carpool! Just enter your information!
And don't forget to visit our book table!
We offer a limited number of discounts for same household tickets or low income individuals. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on ticket discounts.
Paying by check:
Select your ticket type. On the next page, underneath the order total, it prompts "Have an offer code?". Enter the offer code "Check" then click the green check box. Complete your registration and send your check to Citizens' Climate Education, 1330 Orange Ave, #309, Coronado, CA 92118. Please include "2018 So Cal Regional Conference" in the memo of the check.
Hotels within 5 miles of campus:
Hotels a bit futher:
Hotel Brandwood, Glendale
Best Western, Pasadena
Quality Inn, Rosemead
Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles: Pasadena/Monrovia
Or, contact email@example.com to arrange a homestay with local CCL members.
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