As the November elections quickly approach, students in Michigan are getting ready to mobilize their peers to make sure their voices are heard this Election.
As we wrap up the spring semester on the east coast, I’m happy to share that this enthusiasm for action hasn’t waned. PIRG students across the country organized more than 50 local actions and events with more than 800 attendees for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.
It’s been a little over a month since college campuses across the country began closing to limit the spread of COVID-19. With all the challenges we’re facing these days, students’ enduring commitment to social change gives me hope.
America’s first Earth Day celebration in 1970 mobilized millions of Americans to take action for clean air, clean water, and protected open spaces. This nationwide activation resulted in the passage of some of the most important environmental legislation in the… Read more
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The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting campuses nationwide. Here are a few of the ways that institutions are stepping up to meet students’ basic needs in this moment of uncertainty:
The past two weeks mark an important milestone—the start of primary elections across the country. Students are making sure their voices will be heard from now to Election Day and beyond.
We’re so proud of the amazing work our students have accomplished over the last year. But even as students are making progress at the local and statewide level, we wanted to highlight another unexpected source of progress: the federal level!
National Voter Registration Day may be over, but the work to engage and empower students continues!
I am incredibly inspired by our student leaders today. The hard work, drive, and passion shown by students across the country, demonstrate that young people are not sitting on the sidelines and will work hard to get their voices heard. Here are some of my favorite highlights from the day.
WASHINGTON — Attending college can be one of the most expensive endeavors Americans face. According to U.S. PIRG Education Fund’s new report, Debit Cards on Campus: Putting Student Financial Well-Being At Risk, many banks are adding to that expense by partnering with schools to offer and aggressively market new checking accounts to students.