Spring Lobby Weekend 2015

Call for Congressional Action on Climate Change

What we are asking:

  • Join hundreds of young people in Washington to take action on Climate Change.
  • Attend our 4 day conference, March 14-17, 2015.

What you are getting:

  • Training and experience in effective constituent lobbying
  • Greater knowledge of climate change and environmental policy
  • Connections to hundreds of young activists from around the country
  • Suggested content to include this experience in your resume
  • The power to make change in DC and once you’ve returned to your community

How to register:

Register online! Even if you’re coming with a larger group, everyone has to register on this page. Scholarship Funding for housing and transportation is available on a case-by-case basis.

Tentative Schedule

Check back for regular schedule updates as we get closer to March!

Saturday, March 14

  • Welcome
  • Keynote Address: Our Moral Obligation to Act on Climate Change
  • Breakout: Telling your story. What leads you to action?
  • Open Worship

Sunday, March 15

  • Climate Science Overview – Why action can’t wait.
  • What’s holding us up? – Why action isn’t happening.
  • Policy Briefing: “The Ask” – A bipartisan recognition of climate change.
  • Workshop Period: Using Your Talents for Action
  • Workshop Period: Taking the Message Home

Monday, March 16

  • Lobby Training: Crafting Your Message
  • Congressional Staff Briefing: How do we lobby effectively?
  • Working with the Media
  • (Some lobby visits will begin Monday afternoon.)

Tuesday, March 17

  • Lobby Day!

Get in Touch!

Tommy Wrenn can answer your questions about coming to Spring Lobby Weekend and help you put together a group from your campus.

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Meet Our Lobbyists

Jose Aguto

Jose Aguto

Jose leads FCNL's work to bring a moral voice to the climate change debate.

Emily Wirzba

Emily Wirzba

Emily works with groups around the country to build grassroots support for action on climate.

Need help paying for Spring Lobby Weekend?

There is a limited amount of financial assistance and subsidized housing available to Young Adults 30 and under. Please contact Andrew Silva for more information.

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