Get Involved

Getting Started with CCL

Follow any of these steps to begin learning more about the Citizens’ Climate Lobby and how you can contribute.

“Get to know Us ” Intro meeting

Pop into a Zoom meeting for a quick intro and Q and A to learn more about CCL and our chapter from local members.  See our calendar or contact us to find out when the next is scheduled.

Weekly Conference Call

Call into CCL’s weekly Introductory Conference Call, held every Wednesday at 8 PM, to learn about the background, philosophy and methodology of CCL. If this time isn’t convenient for you, you can also watch a recorded version.

Join our Google group

Join our Google Group to share information and ideas with other Ann Arbor CCL members. To join, click on the link and then click on the Apply for Membership link, or send an email to

With only 5 minutes a month

Call your representatives in Congress.  Organized grassroots lobbying CAN have an impact!  We have seen carbon fee and dividend legislation introduced in congress over the last several years, with congressional co-sponsorship that has grown along with CCL membership.

You can find your congressional representative contact information and a sample script here. While you’re there, sign up for monthly reminders to call.

See Ann Arbor CCL’s David Gurk share some general tips before you make your call.  

As Citizens’ Climate Lobby membership has grown, so too has lawmaker carbon tax (EICDA) cosponsorship

If you have more time

join our monthly meetings

We meet the 2nd Saturday of each month, from 2-3pm.  Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, meetings are currently virtual via Zoom. Meetings generally begin with a conference call with the national CCL organization, with a featured guest speaker, followed by a discussion of local actions. See our event calendar for our online meeting schedule. 

Join an Action team

Action teams provide structures to efficiently share responsibilities for the work. 

join ccl community

CCL community is a resource for volunteers.

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