Saturday, February 7, 2015 ~ Time: 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Christ Episcopal Church ~ 64 State St ~ Montpelier, VT 05602
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9:30-10:00 Registration/Breakfast, Coffee
10:00-10:15 Welcome, Goals for the Day, Review Agenda, Intros
10:15-11:15 Policy overview in depth, timeline for the campaign, Q&A
11:15-12:30 How to lobby effectively for the pollution tax – in and out of the State House. Includes overview of key talking points, role play.
12:30-1:00 Working Lunch: Grab food, eat, mingle, quick overview on break-out groups
1:00-1:30 Break-Out Groups (See proposed break-out options below. Here’s a survey to weigh in on the agenda.)
1:30-2:00 Break-Out Groups (Repeat same break-outs)
2:00-2:30 Campaign Next Steps, Call to Action, Wrap-up, Lessons learned. Send Off.
PROPOSED BREAK-OUT GROUPS
- Policy Discussion: How will low-income Vermonters be affected/held harmless?
- Policy Discussion: Tell me more about the economics. How would a carbon pollution tax help the economy? How to talk about it with legislators.
- How can we support you? Focus Group on EIV communications/ engagement of leaders
- Stories to narrate the campaign. How to be a more powerful messenger for climate action.