Our Resources

For 50 years, the Student PIRGs have provided resources for activists to win victories for students and the public interest. On this page, we offer a wide range of organizing and campaign resources for use by student activists, student governments, campus faculty and staff, and community organizations. Feel free to share these resources far and wide!

Organizing Resources:

Activist Toolkit

This comprehenssive Activist Toolkit provides the basic tools to run strong campaigns and win victories for students and the public interest.

Get Started Making Change Now!

Want to start making change in your community right now? This simple guide to get started has everything you need!

Campaign Toolkits:

Tools for moving your campus to 100% renewable energy

These series of factsheets highlights key tools colleges can use to start building a 100 percent clean, renewable energy-powered system.

CAMPAIGN: 100% Renewable Energy

Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week Organizing Toolkit

Use this toolkit to plan a Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week on your campus – including service, fundraising, and advocacy events.

CAMPAIGN: Hunger & Homelessness

Running an On-Campus Food Pantry

This toolkit provides everything that you need in order to create and operate a successful food pantry on your campus and help end student hunger.

CAMPAIGN: Hunger & Homelessness

Textbook Recommendations for Faculty

This resource contains recommendations for faculty who are interested in making textbooks more affordable for their students.

CAMPAIGN: Affordable Textbooks

Open Textbooks Guide

This guidebook explains the advantages of open textbooks specific ways that your college can promote open books. This is a great resource for librarians, administrators, and other campus VIPs.

CAMPAIGN: Affordable Textbooks

Open Textbooks Organizing Toolkit

Our organizing toolkit for student governments and other student leaders provides instructions and tips on how to bring open textbooks to your campus.

CAMPAIGN: Affordable Textbooks

New Voters Project: Voters Guide

With Election Day coming, here’s a tip guide for what to do before you go to vote, what to take with you and how to stay safe while you’re at your polling place. Whatever your plan, the Student PIRGs New Voters Project has you covered with this tip guide so you can make your voice heard.

CAMPAIGN: New Voters Project

StudentVote.org How to Use Guide

Learn how to add a StudentVote.org registration tool on your campus or organization website for free. Partner with us to create a custom StudentVote.org tool you can use to post on your website, promote through social media, and email to students.

CAMPAIGN: New Voters Project

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We are always updating and expanding our resources and would love for you to be a part of it!

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