Upcoming Events 

 MONTHLY MEETINGS 

Our monthly meetings are the second Saturday of every month - the next one is MAY 14, 2022 from 10 - 12:15.  

We will provide an update on chapter activities, including what is happening with climate change legislation in Congress. We listen to the CCL National call from 10 - 10:40 and have our chapter Zoom from 10:40 - noon.  

For information on how to join the Zoom call, search your email for "CCL Sacramento".  This will bring up our chapter newsletter - which is sent to all CCL Sacramento /Roseville members in the first week of the month. 

The next monthly meetings will be:  June 11, July 9, August 13, and September 10. Mark your calendar!

APRIL AND MAY EVENTS

April 22 -  26 - Wild and Scenic Film Festival Fundraiser for CCL Sacramento/Roseville.  Register at tinyurl.com/WSFF2022

Buy tickets ($20) with your $5 ticket discount CCLSAC  Watch 2 ½ hours of the year’s best environmental films, on demand, over a four day period – April 22 – 27.

Earth Day!

April 24, 11- 4, Earth Day at South Side Park, hosted by the Environmental Council of Sacramento (ECOS) and Citizens’ Climate Lobby Sacramento-Roseville.  Learn more: https://www.ecosacramento.net/2022/03/sacramento-earth-day-2022/

Tuesday April 26, 6 - 7:30 pm - Candidate Forum, Sacramento County District 5 Board of Supervisors seat

All District 5 candidates have been invited to participate in the forum. They are (in alpha order) Pat Hume, Alex Joe, Steve Ly and Jaclyn Moreno. Moderators will be CapRadio’s News Editor Kris Hooks, and Environment and Climate Change Reporter Manola Secaira.  Hear what the candidates say about issues affecting Sacramento, including climate change, land use and transportation, equity, housing, business and the prospects for a clean energy economy – before the June 7 primary.

Sponsored by Environmental Council of Sacramento, Citizens’ Climate Lobby Sacramento Chapter, 350 Sacramento, and the Sierra Club Sacramento Group

Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/310703912767

 

April 27, 6:30 – 7:30 - What Will it Take to Tackle Climate Change? – Climate Ambassador and member of our chapter, Kathy Dodson, will use the En-ROADS climate solutions simulator to show how different climate solutions affect temperatures – and other solutions.  A presentation that challenges your assumptions. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/what-will-it-take-to-tackle-climate-change-tickets-293405663237?aff=erelexpmlt

April 28, 6:30 pm a showing of the film Youth v Gov

This award winning documentary is the story of the Juliana v. the United States constitutional lawsuit and the 21 American youth, ages 14 to 25, who are taking on the world's most powerful government. Since 2015, the legal non-profit Our Children's Trust, has been representing these youth in their landmark case against the U.S. government for violating their constitutional rights to life, liberty, personal safety, and property through their willful actions in creating the climate crisis they will inherit. Our sister CCL chapter, Yolo County, is hosting this event.   Register and learn more here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/youth-v-gov-film-online-screening-tickets-321051773497

 

Spoiler Alert – the case continues.  And the kids get older.
 

 

April 30, 2 – 4:30.  Environmentalists’ Spring Social

Sierra Club Sacramento, Environmental Council of Sacramento, and the Sacramento Climate Coalition want to meet YOU at their Spring Social. This is an opportunity to reconnect with friends from many environmental groups and meet people you only know from Zoom.   Drinks and hors d’oeuvres on the patio!  Lisa Phenix will perform with Tony Bowler.   Silent Auction of wine, art works, etc.  

Reach out to someone you have talked to on Zoom for 2 years and meet them here!

LOCATION:  Sierra 2 Center, 2791 24th Street, Curtis Hall, Sacramento, CA 95818

COVID:  please bring your vaccination ID and your mask for indoors.  

DONATION:  $5 min. requested at the door to help us cover costs.

RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/environmentalists-spring-social-tickets-310775055557

​May 4, 6:30 – 7:30 - Hope in the Face of Climate Change –Lisa Howard, co-leader of the Sacramento-Roseville chapter of Citizens' Climate Lobby, will talk about innovations that provide reason for optimism.  She’ll explore the reasons why leading scientists such as Jane Goodall and Katharine Hayhoe believe there's still hope, and discuss ways to turn personal apathy and despair into hope. Come prepared to be inspired!  Right now is a good time for hope. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hope-in-the-face-of-climate-change-tickets-293426385217

Our National Conference is in June, in Washington DC - in person!

Please attend if you can, it is a very exciting event.  If you can't attend, many of the presentations are recorded  and links will be available.  Learn more here: https://citizensclimatelobby.org/climate-change-conferences/

 

 DO SOMETHING LOCAL 

CCL Sacramento/Roseville also sponsors and supports local climate efforts.  Two that we are working on are the Climate Action Plans being written by the City and the County.  

 BIG PICTURE OF YEARLY EVENTS 

National Conferences - Twice yearly in November/December and June (June 12 - 14, 2022)

 

Lobby Days - Four times a year we meet with Congresswoman Doris Matsui (District 6) and Congressman Ami Bera (District 7) or their staff.

 

Monthly Meetings - Members plan and organize outreach, events, chapter development, get training, participate in presentations.  These are the second Saturday of the month.  

 

Advisory Committee Meetings - Monthly meetings for strategy and planning.

 

Outreach Events - Participate in events such as Earth Day and community festivals (pandemic permitting)