PIRG in the News

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UCSB hosts statewide CALPIRG conference on campus

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - CALPIRG chapters from all 8 campuses met at the University of California, Santa Barbara on Saturday to share new skills and choose future campaigns.

Media Hit | Sustainability

Student advocacy group campaigns for UC to use renewable energy

CALPIRG, a statewide student advocacy group is campaigning to have University of California campuses use 100 percent renewable energy by 2050.

Media Hit | Higher Ed

Durbin reintroduces a bill to cut costs on books for college students

Joined by Senators Al Franken (D-MN) and Angus King (I-ME), Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin reintroduced a bill titled “Affordable College Textbook Act” to “expand the use of open college textbooks" with PIRG Higher Education Advocate Kaitlyn Vitez.

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CALPIRG’s fracking ban advocacy is part of larger sustainability goal

Check out UCLA CALPIRG intern Emma Friedl's op-ed published by the Daily Bruin on our fracking campaign. 

Media Hit | Oceans, Waste

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/

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