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  • CALPIRG at UC Irvine | CALPIRG Students
    Go Solar Campaign Conserving water in Orange County with the Water Watch Campaign Saving Antibiotics by convincing Subway to buy antibiotic free meat Students support can go a long way The thing that makes us so effective is that 10 of 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 Seven tips to save water in the drought 01 14 2015 Use the washing machine for full loads only Wash dark clothes in cold water This saves water and energy and helps clothes retain their color When washing dishes by hand More Intern this quarter to make a difference 01 07 2015 This term we are working to stop global warming by pushing cities across the state to get more of their energy from solar power We will also be working to reduce water More THANK YOU 12 30 2014 Protecting our oceans by banning plastic grocery bags statewide Millions of pounds of plastic trash are floating in our ocean killing hundreds of marine animals every year More 1 of 8 next UC Irvine Chapter Slideshow To bring light to clean electric cars PacMan decided to jump in a set of wheels himself giving him a boost to escape the ghosts and raising awareness for clean cars in California UCI volunteers make outfits out of recyclable materials for an Earth Day fashion show to educate people on the importance of

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  • CALPIRG at UC Riverside | CALPIRG Students
    water Check out our video to learn more about the project Save Antibiotics Working to get Subway to go Antibiotics Free Winter term we helped convince McDonalds to save antibiotics by only buying chicken from farmers that refuse to use antibiotics for non medical reasons This term we re targeting Subway With more locations than McDonalds and Starbucks combined convincing Subway to be a public health leader by going antibiotics free will be a major step forward to protect our medicines from the threat posed by superbugs caused by antibiotic resistance Affordable Textbooks Help save students a billion dollars by switching to Open Textbooks The average student spends 1200 per year on textbooks We are on the brink of a textbook revolution where most of our books could be free online educational resources open sourced Join our campaign to get more free open textbooks into our classrooms Latest News Seven tips to save water in the drought 01 14 2015 Use the washing machine for full loads only Wash dark clothes in cold water This saves water and energy and helps clothes retain their color When washing dishes by hand More Intern this quarter to make a difference 01 07 2015 This term we are working to stop global warming by pushing cities across the state to get more of their energy from solar power We will also be working to reduce water More THANK YOU 12 23 2014 Winning our Million Clean Cars campaign Cars are one of California s largest sources of global warming pollution We collected thousands of public comments and lobbied the More 1 of 9 next UC Riverside Chapter Slideshow UCR AmeriCorps Energy Service Corps Interns dressed up to educate 600 school kids from 1 grade to 6th grade Antonio Borjon Campaign Coordinator of our

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  • CALPIRG at UC San Diego | CALPIRG Students
    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 Seven tips to save water in the drought 01 14 2015 Use the washing machine for full loads only Wash dark clothes in cold water This saves water and energy and helps clothes retain their color When washing dishes by hand More Intern this quarter to make a difference 01 07 2015 This term we are working to stop global warming by pushing cities across the state to get more of their energy from solar power We will also be working to reduce water More THANK YOU 12 30 2014 Protecting our oceans by banning plastic grocery bags statewide Millions of pounds of plastic trash are floating in our ocean killing hundreds of marine animals every year More 1 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 prices by promoting open

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  • CALPIRG at UC Santa Barbara | CALPIRG Students
    time in Sacramento and 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 Seven tips to save water in the drought 01 14 2015 Use the washing machine for full loads only Wash dark clothes in cold water This saves water and energy and helps clothes retain their color When washing dishes by hand More Intern this quarter to make a difference 01 07 2015 This term we are working to stop global warming by pushing cities across the state to get more of their energy from solar power We will also be working to reduce water More THANK YOU 12 23 2014 Check out some of what we ve accomplished together Protecting our oceans by banning plastic grocery bags statewide Close to 10 000 UCSB students and Santa Barbara More 1 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 mix for the upcoming

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  • CALPIRG at UC Santa Cruz | CALPIRG Students
    is that 15 of 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 Seven tips to save water in the drought 01 14 2015 Use the washing machine for full loads only Wash dark clothes in cold water This saves water and energy and helps clothes retain their color When washing dishes by hand More Intern this quarter to make a difference 01 07 2015 This term we are working to stop global warming by pushing cities across the state to get more of their energy from solar power We will also be working to reduce water More THANK YOU 12 30 2014 Protecting our oceans by banning plastic grocery bags statewide Millions of pounds of plastic trash are floating in our ocean killing hundreds of marine animals every year More 1 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 rail would you Students

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  • CALPIRG at UCLA | CALPIRG Students
    interested students to 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 Seven tips to save water in the drought 01 14 2015 Use the washing machine for full loads only Wash dark clothes in cold water This saves water and energy and helps clothes retain their color When washing dishes by hand More Intern this quarter to make a difference 01 07 2015 This term we are working to stop global warming by pushing cities across the state to get more of their energy from solar power We will also be working to reduce water More THANK YOU 12 30 2014 Protecting our oceans by banning plastic grocery bags statewide Millions of pounds of plastic trash are floating in our ocean killing hundreds of marine animals every year More 1 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 week CALPIRG interns

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  • CALPIRG at University of Southern California | CALPIRG Students
    free meat Students support 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 Last Chance Register to Vote 10 19 2014 Already registered Great Please help make sure our friends are too Share CAstudentvote org on Facebook More Great Pacific Cleanup Update 12 30 2011 Students across the state from San Diego to Davis have been working hard to address the problem of plastic pollution in the Pacific A great pacific garbage patch twice the More Apply Now AmeriCorps Scholarships Available 11 05 2011 Click here to apply to be an AmeriCorps member with CALPIRG s Energy Service Corps As an AmeriCorps member you ll work to promote energy efficiency in your community You More 1 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 Missaelian Hunger and Homelessness

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  • Start a PIRG Chapter | CALPIRG Students
    ordinary citizens are drowned out by powerful special interest lobbyists we speak up and take action By teaming students up with professional advocates and organizers we make our voices heard and have an impact locally and nationally We learn how to build a relationship with the media and get coverage on issues that concern us how to register voters how to engage in public policy decisions and so much more Students involved with PIRG campus chapters have had a chance to face up to society s big problems take action and win concrete changes that improve the quality of our lives In so doing we ve helped fulfill our Universities Service missions and taught countless students how to be active participants in our democracy If you re interested in starting a PIRG chapter at your college please fill out the volunteer form here and we ll be in touch Please include Starting a PIRG chapter in the Message field 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

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