Updates

It’s Time for a Debt-Free Guarantee

We’re joining a nationwide push for Debt-Free education. Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ethan-senack/its-time-for-a-debt-free_b_12643348.html

CALPIRG Pushes for Yes on Prop 67

UCSB’s CALPIRG chapter is working to convince students to vote yes on Prop 67, which will effectively ban plastic bags in the state of California.

Read more: http://dailynexus.com/2016-10-20/calpirg-pushes-for-yes-on-prop-37/

FSU Students Push Their Peers to Register to Vote

Florida PIRG’s voter registration project at Florida State University was featured on the local ABC news.

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See the video clip here: http://www.wtxl.com/news/fsu-students-push-their-peers-to-register-to-vote/article_3874a814-8c22-11e6-98e1-8f4780385da8.html.

Hunger on Campus

Food insecurity – the lack of reliable access to sufficient quantities of affordable, nutritious food – is common at colleges and universities across the country, potentially undermining the educational success of untold thousands of students.

Rutgers PIRG registers 800 voters for 2016 election

The Rutgers Daily Targum published this story about the NJPIRG voter registration drive at Rutgers University. NJPIRG helped register more than 800 students to vote in the first four days of their drive.

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Read the full story here: http://www.dailytargum.com/article/2016/09/rutgers-pirg-registers-voters-for-2016-election.