Sacramento – Motivated by a concern for the state’s environmental future and rollbacks at the federal level, 100 students from CALPIRG, the California Student Public Interest Research Group chapters converged in Sacramento for their Annual Lobby Day.
CALPIRG Students, a student activism group with a chapter at UC San Diego, has organized a huge week of action this week in support of 100% clean energy in California. The week of action includes a massive petition drive to generate 5,000 petitions in support of clean energy legislation, a solar-powered concert featuring UCSD talent, and a Lobby Day in Sacramento with 100 students from across the state.
We should be able to trust that the products we buy are safe — especially ones our families use every day, applied directly to our lips. However, CALPIRG Studentsreleased a consumer guide titled “Kiss Off” which contains examples of lipsticks, lip balms, and children’s lip products which contain ingredients linked to cancer, hormone disruption, and reproductive problems. Popular brands such as Maybelline, L’Oréal, and ChapStick made the list.
We also attended a rally in Sacramento yesterday to speak out against offshore oil drilling at a meeting of the Ocean Energy Management Bureau.
Check out the list of bills CALPIRG Students is supporting and campaigning to pass this legislative session.
This new report investigates high textbook prices for common courses at schools across the country and contains recommendations that, if enacted, could save students billions of dollars.
As we ring in 2018, California will have a number of new laws that impact all of us. Below is a set of notable laws that went into effect January 1st that CALPIRG helped pass.
100 student leaders from colleges across the state are urging the California State Assembly to pass SB 100 for 100% clean electricity by 2045. The students are leaders of a wide range of student organizations including student government, political and professional organizations, and cultural and social groups.
WASHINGTON D.C. — On Friday, the Student PIRGs won the Youth Category of the American Civic Collaboration Awards, or Civvys.
After months and months of hard work, we are proud that voters saw through the deceptive ballot measure funded by out-of-state plastic companies and voted to continue to protect our ocean.