Exciting Updates on CCL Northeast Regional Virtual Conference, Feb 20 & 21

Citizens' Climate Lobby




The 2021 Virtual CCL Northeast Regional Conference is just a week away!  

Register now if you haven’t already!  We have great things in store for you!


Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, Dr. Danny Richter, High School climate advocates, workshops…and just added:

Saturday Evening options – relax with NE Region CCLers 7:30-9:00pm

Virtual Happy Hour  – BYOB with drinks and snacks  from CCL endorsers near you! Check out our Shopping List and stock up!  We will try out a Kahoot climate game and more!!  Host:  Lew Blaustein
Book Discussion: All We Can Save — a stellar collection of essays (and some poetry) by 50 women engaged with the climate crisis, including Naomi Klein, Gina McCarthy, Rhiana Gunn-Wright. If you’re interested, order it and start reading!  Discussion leader: Sean Dague

New Workshop for Sunday Afternoon! 3:00-5:00pm EST:

On Diversity and Inclusion. A very special  workshop, The Climate of Culture: Connection, Consciousness, and Community, will help us explore our cultural literacy. Speaker:  Pamela Benson Owens, Edge of Your Seat Consulting

Conference Schedule (eastern time) – details here – Zoom lines will be posted February 19.

Saturday, February 20
12:30 pm Welcome and Introduction
12:45 pm The Power of High School Voices – panel organized by youth
1:45 pm A few words from CCL’s Executive Director Mark Reynolds
2:00 pm Keynote – Dr. Katharine Hayhoe: Talking Climate in a Polarized Environment
2:45 pm Legislative Update – Dr. Daniel Richter, CCL VP for Government Affairs
3:40 pm Workshops(choose one): 1) Advanced Climate Policy – U.S. administrative possibilities under Biden  2) Empowering Your Requests 3) Engaging Progressives 4) State-Level Action
4:40 pm  Northeastern State breakouts 

Evening Connections
7:30-9:00 pm Come back after your dinner break for a change of pace. Games, happy hour, ways to connect. Hang out with old friends and meet new ones!

  • NE Region Happy Hour – fun, companionship, games! 
  • Book discussion: All We Can Save

Sunday, February 21. Workshops
1:00-3:30 pm – Braver Angels – Bridging the Divide on Climate Solutions
1:00-2:30 pm – Incorporating EnROADS into your CF&D Presentation
3:00-5:00 pm – The Climate of Culture: Connection, Consciousness, and Community. 


For more information, please contact Anne Schmidt annewschmidt@gmail.com.

See you all next weekend! Can’t wait!