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  • CALPIRG at UC San Diego | CALPIRG Students
    influential allowing us to hire our own professional staff to train students to run effective campaigns as well as advocate in Sacramento and Washington DC full time on our behalf Latest News VOTE TODAY 11 04 2014 Where Click here to find your polling place You ll just need to tell them your full name birthday and address to check in before voting It s also recommended you bring More Help Get Out the Vote in the Last 48 Hours 11 02 2014 Get Out the Vote Reminder Phonebanks Sunday November 2 5 10pm Monday November 3 5 10pm Tuesday November 4 10am 4pm Sign up for an hour here and we ll respond with the More Tell the Obama Administration Your Student Debt Story 10 30 2014 The US Department of Education is considering changes to its rules that would make student loan repayment plans more generous Next week at a public hearing in Anaheim More previous 2 of 7 next UC San Diego Chapter Slideshow The final shakedown Plastic Bag Monster vs Ninja Sea Turtle Stop the continued pollution of our Pacific Ocean Let s Ban the Plastic Grocery Bag in San Diego County together UCSD CALPIRG students showing Senator Barbara Boxer and Senator Dianne Feinstein support from San Diego citizens to keep CA High Speed Rail s funding CALPIRG s Solar Powered WALL E educating UCSD students on simple ways to save energy in the home A sample collected of the plastic pollution from the Eastern Garbage Patch of the North Pacific Gyre Let s protect our marine life and start by banning the single use plastic grocery bag in San Diego UCSD CALPIRG AmeriCorps student members teaching a local 4th grade class about energy conservation It s the CALPIRG Textbook Rebellion at UCSD Fighting high textbook

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  • CALPIRG at UC Santa Barbara | CALPIRG Students
    Washington D C on our behalf giving us a voice in Congress to affect change We offer volunteer opportunities as well as internships for course credit Interns can learn skills in grassroots organizing media outreach lobbying and advocacy and event planning Latest News VOTE TODAY 11 04 2014 Where Click here to find your polling place You ll just need to tell them your full name birthday and address to check in before voting It s also recommended you bring More Help Get Out the Vote in the Last 48 Hours 11 02 2014 Get Out the Vote Reminder Phonebanks Sunday November 2 5 10pm Monday November 3 5 10pm Tuesday November 4 10am 4pm Sign up for an hour here and we ll respond with the More Tell the Obama Administration Your Student Debt Story 10 30 2014 The US Department of Education is considering changes to its rules that would make student loan repayment plans more generous Next week at a public hearing in Anaheim More previous 2 of 9 next UC Santa Barbara Chapter Slideshow Oceans campaign intern Jill Agonias spreads awareness about plastic pollution UCSB students listen intently as Ben Davis talks about his work with the Frontier Group Volunteers wear the textbook mascot costumes to educate students about affordable textbook alternatives Chapter vice chair Matt Gilliland goes on local radio station KCSB to talk about a CALPIRG campaign Students discuss open source textbooks in a small group at the kickoff meeting Interns dress as ninja turtles and hold visibility battles on campus with a plastic bag monster Campus organizer Ali Brandon has some fun during the UCSB pledge drive Vice chair Matt Gilliland and oceans campaign volunteer Jessica table alongside 3rd District County Board Supervisor Doreen Farr Chapter chair Alex Gomes discusses CALPIRG s program

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  • CALPIRG at UC Santa Cruz | CALPIRG Students
    our students pledge to pay 10 on their bill every semester to fund CALPIRG When we share our resources we can stand up to powerful opposition that generate enough profit to influence lawmakers in their favor with ease Students contributions help us make students voices just as influential allowing us to hire our own professional staff to train students to run effective campaigns as well as advocate in Sacramento and Washington DC full time on our behalf Latest News VOTE TODAY 11 04 2014 Where Click here to find your polling place You ll just need to tell them your full name birthday and address to check in before voting It s also recommended you bring More Help Get Out the Vote in the Last 48 Hours 11 02 2014 Get Out the Vote Reminder Phonebanks Sunday November 2 5 10pm Monday November 3 5 10pm Tuesday November 4 10am 4pm Sign up for an hour here and we ll respond with the More Tell the Obama Administration Your Student Debt Story 10 30 2014 The US Department of Education is considering changes to its rules that would make student loan repayment plans more generous Next week at a public hearing in Anaheim More previous 2 of 8 next UC Santa Cruz Chapter Slideshow Students dress in costume as the textbook rebellion stopped in Santa Cruz Cheaper textbooks for all Students on the Ocean campaign collect trash for the What s on Your Beach event while cleaning up the beach in the process UC Santa Cruz students have their own thoughts on the Citizens United ruling Energy Service Corps Campaign Coordinator Samantha Elrite knows we can do it and you can help Students worked hard to defeat Prop 16 and Keep California Green I d rather be riding high speed

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  • CALPIRG at UCLA | CALPIRG Students
    apply for an internship Join our chapter and you will gain skills and experience necessary to make a difference in the world as well as meet an amazing group of intelligent positive and hardworking people We also have a LOT of fun doing it Click Here to Apply for a UCLA CALPIRG Internship Latest News Pledge CALPIRG this week 11 10 2014 Our state and country have some big problems global warming the economy and the rising cost of college to name a few CALPIRG takes on these problems and has been More VOTE TODAY 11 04 2014 Where Click here to find your polling place You ll just need to tell them your full name birthday and address to check in before voting It s also recommended you bring More Help Get Out the Vote in the Last 48 Hours 11 02 2014 Get Out the Vote Reminder Phonebanks Sunday November 2 5 10pm Monday November 3 5 10pm Tuesday November 4 10am 4pm Sign up for an hour here and we ll respond with the More previous 2 of 11 next UCLA Chapter Slideshow Textbook Rebel and Mr 200 drew attention to outrageous textbook prices CALPIRG s Hunger and Homelessness Campaign ran a text to give event where students raised 300 for Somalia famine relief The Oceans Campaign prepares for the Captain Earth Plastic Bag Monster battle on campus to get petitions to ban plastic grocery bags in Los Angeles CALPIRG students bring props to the kickoff meeting for the Fall Quarter s campaigns The Oceans Campaign teamed up with UC Riverside and USC to clean up Santa Monica beach on a sunny Saturday The Hunger and Homelessness Campaign makes meals at the Ocean Park Community Center with food they gathered at a donation drive earlier in the

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  • Great Pacific Cleanup Update | CALPIRG Students
    Assembly in January Collectively the student CALPIRG chapters have generated over 25 000 petitions to ban the bag In addition to collecting grassroots petitions CALPIRG students have been organizing media events building coalitions and creating lots of visibility around the issue The CALPIRG chapter at UC Berkeley organized a week dedicated to ocean education which included a press conference with the mayor He was not the only special guest they invited They featured a 25 foot inflatable sea turtle for the entire community to see Students in cities and counties such as Davis Alameda county and Glendale have successfully urged their elected officials to introduce bans In cities and counties where bans have passed such as Los Angeles students are pushing for stricter legislation CALPIRG has started a conversation that has spread across the state and beyond With the precedent set by the 14 cities and counties in California that have passed bag bans places such as Washington have gone on to pass state wide bans Our goal is so see the same happen in our state with the introduction of a bill this January Great Pacific Cleanup Oceans CALPIRG at UC Davis CALPIRG at UC Berkeley CALPIRG at UC San Diego CALPIRG at UC Irvine CALPIRG at UC Riverside CALPIRG at UC Santa Barbara CALPIRG at UC Santa Cruz CALPIRG at UCLA CALPIRG at University of Southern California Add new comment About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Frequently Asked Questions Campus Chapters UC Berkeley UC Davis UC Irvine UC Riverside UC San Diego UC Santa Barbara UC Santa Cruz UCLA USC Get Involved Take Action Volunteer on Campus Campus Internships Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campaigns Stopping Global Warming California Water Watch Don t Get Ripped Off Hunger and Homelessness Protect Our Beautiful Places New Voters

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  • Apply Now: AmeriCorps Scholarships Available | CALPIRG Students
    about energy efficiency through fun and interactive lessons conducting energy efficiency surveys of houses in your neighborhood creating partnerships with community groups meeting with local and state officials working with the media and more all in an effort to foster long term community stewardship and increase energy efficiency across California Click here for more information or to apply Energy CALPIRG at UC Berkeley CALPIRG at UC Davis CALPIRG at UC Irvine CALPIRG at UC Riverside CALPIRG at UC San Diego CALPIRG at UC Santa Barbara CALPIRG at UC Santa Cruz CALPIRG at UCLA CALPIRG at University of Southern California Add new comment About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Frequently Asked Questions Campus Chapters UC Berkeley UC Davis UC Irvine UC Riverside UC San Diego UC Santa Barbara UC Santa Cruz UCLA USC Get Involved Take Action Volunteer on Campus Campus Internships Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campaigns Stopping Global Warming California Water Watch Don t Get Ripped Off Hunger and Homelessness Protect Our Beautiful Places New Voters Project Protect Public Health 21st Century Transportation Make Textbooks Affordable Newsroom Latest Updates Blog PIRG in the News News Releases Reports Donate Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills

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  • CALPIRG at University of Southern California | CALPIRG Students
    can go a long way The thing that makes us so effective is that students and community members have agreed to pay 10 per month to fund CALPIRG When we share our resources we can stand up to powerful opposition that generate enough profit to influence lawmakers in their favor with ease These contributions help us make students voices just as influential allowing us to hire our own professional staff to train students to run effective campaigns as well as advocate in Sacramento and Washington DC full time on our behalf Latest News Slay the vampires save the world 10 31 2011 I thought I should warn you that vampires have likely invaded your room Don t be alarmed You can handle this Yes I am talking about vampire electronics but the danger More Obama Announnces Initiatives to Ease Student Loan Debt 10 25 2011 WASHINGTON October 25th Statement of Rich Williams Higher Education Advocate for the Student PIRGs Tomorrow President Obama will announce a series of initiatives that More USC Sustainability Practices Revaluated 10 16 2011 As news goals are set for eco friendly learning environments this week USC sustainability standards fall under scrutiny Sustainability company Green Technology held the More previous 2 of 4 next USC Chapter Slideshow Plastic Bag Monster attempts to defeat arch nemesis Ninja Turtle Intern Tro Missaelian speaks on behalf of students in support of funding for public transportation The USC CALPIRG chapter raises over 600 through Text to Give to Somalia providing over 2400 meals Josh and James display how creatures can get tangled in plastic bags Election 2012 Use Your Vote Raise Our Voice REGISTER TO VOTE Student Leaders David Mittelstein Chapter Chair James DuLac Oceans Campaign Co Coordinator Josh Joiner Oceans Campaign Co Coordinator Andrea Aldana Oceans Campaign Co Coordinator Tro

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  • Transit | CALPIRG Students
    shows why rail rapid buses and other forms of public transit must play a more prominent role in America s future transportation system America has grown more dependent on car travel with each passing year Read more about A Better Way to Go Meeting America s 21st Century Transportation Challenges with Modern Public Transit Report CALPIRG Transit The Right Track Building a 21st Century High Speed Rail System for America The new report analyzes the potential of high speed rail in nine different regions including the California and presents eleven public interest recommendations for how to spend high speed rail investments in the future According to data cited in the report reduced air and car travel mean large pollution reductions and oil savings for the state It is estimated that the network will reduce global warming pollution by up to 12 billion pounds of carbon dioxide a year by 2030 the equivalent of taking almost one million cars off the road and improve air quality in all regions Get Read more about The Right Track Building a 21st Century High Speed Rail System for America Report CALPIRG Transit Road Work Ahead Holding Government Accountable for Fixing America s Crumbling Roads and Bridges To fix our roads and bridges America first must fix our transportation policies To counteract the tendencies to neglect repair and maintenance we must adopt strong fix it first rules that give priority to maintenance of our existing roads and bridges set national goals for the condition of our transportation system and hold state governments accountable for achieving results Read more about Road Work Ahead Holding Government Accountable for Fixing America s Crumbling Roads and Bridges Report CALPIRG Transit Do Roads Pay for Themselves Setting the Record Straight on Transportation Funding Highway advocates often claim that roads pay

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