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  • Save Our National Parks Project Packet | CALPIRG Students
    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 get hands on experience and make a difference Get Info Students

    Original URL path: http://calpirgstudents.org/resources/sp/save-our-national-parks-project-packet (2016-04-29)
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  • New Voters Project | CALPIRG Students
    Report CALPIRG Education Fund New Voters Project The Voting Intentions and Opinions of Students While the youth vote has played a large and much discussed role in recent elections registration and turnout rates for young voters between the ages 18 24 still lag far behind older voters In the 2012 election 62 2 of eligible young people between 18 24 years old were registered and only half of them 50 8 turned out to vote i The numbers were even lower in the last midterm In the 2010 election cycle only 49 43 of eligible young people between 18 24 years old were registered to vote ii Keep Reading Blog Post New Voters Project Today is National Voter Registration Day Join Us CALPIRG What s in store for our future Will we be able to get jobs pay off our debt or protect our environment What we do know is a better future isn t going to happen if we just sit around waiting for it We can t expect these and others issues to get addressed if we don t make ourselves heard So on Election Day we need to show up and show up big It s pretty basic If we re going to be heard we all need to work together raise our voices together and vote together Keep Reading Blog Post Democracy New Voters Project Last Day to Register to Vote Online The good news is you can register or update your voter registration entirely online if you have a California I D so it s fast and easy to register to vote And you definitely don t want to miss the deadline On June 3rd Californians everywhere will be voting in the open primary on their top picks to be their next state legislators and

    Original URL path: http://calpirgstudents.org/campaigns/ca/new-voters-project?page=1 (2016-04-29)
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  • New Voters Project | CALPIRG Students
    do to older voters then young people will continue to turn out in bigger numbers ensuring a stronger democracy in the United States To continue this momentum in 2012 student volunteers with the New Voters Project will reach out to their peers on campus to help them register to vote and turn them out on Election Day Issue updates Media Hit New Voters Project Campus groups plan to erect tents help point student voters to polling stations Following a collaborative campaign to register and educate UC Berkeley students to vote in Tuesday s election campus organizations are now making a final effort to ensure that students know where to cast their votes Keep Reading Blog Post Democracy New Voters Project Over 28 000 On Monday we dropped off our last voter registration form with the county registrar before the deadline With 12 days until Election Day I m incredibly proud of what we ve accomplished so far Over 28 000 California students have registered to vote or updated their voter registration with CALPIRG s New Voters Project Over 800 students put in 4 000 volunteer hours to help make sure everyone on campus had the opportunity to register to vote All told almost 40 000 California students have committed to voting on November 6th Keep Reading Media Hit New Voters Project California online voter registration system could increase student voter turnout Californians can now register to vote from their computers thanks to an online voter registration system launched Wednesday a program that university student groups have been lobbying for and expect to bring more students to the polls this November Keep Reading Media Hit New Voters Project Campus county working to register voters for the 2012 election as part of National Voter Registration Day Students with the UC Santa Cruz

    Original URL path: http://calpirgstudents.org/campaigns/ca/new-voters-project?page=2 (2016-04-29)
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  • New Voters Project | CALPIRG Students
    talk to us as much as they do to older voters then young people will continue to turn out in bigger numbers ensuring a stronger democracy in the United States To continue this momentum in 2012 student volunteers with the New Voters Project will reach out to their peers on campus to help them register to vote and turn them out on Election Day Issue updates Media Hit New Voters Project Students at UCSD Register to Vote Online CALPIRG the California New Americans Vote Campaign and the University of California Student Association are coming together this Fall to ask students across the San Diego area to register to vote online These groups are appearing on San Diego campuses and neighborhoods with their newly developed online registration tool that is linked to the California Secretary of State s database Keep Reading Media Hit New Voters Project ASUCD and CALPIRG hold voter registration drive on campus With the national presidential elections in November quickly approaching ASUCD and California Public Interest Group CALPIRG have joined forces to promote and facilitate voter registration among UC Davis undergraduates with AggiesVote Keep Reading Media Hit New Voters Project Pushing The Ballot Representatives from UC Irvine administration ASUCI and CALPIRG kicked off Welcome Week last Tuesday by announcing their cooperative campaign to have at least 7 000 students registered to vote by this fall s elections Keep Reading Blog Post Democracy New Voters Project Volunteer Register Voters at Concerts this Summer CALPIRG Students This summer we re running voter registration drives at concerts and music festivals across California and we d love your help Let us know if you want to volunteer sign up here We ve teamed up with some great artists like My Morning Jacket Phish Wilco Dave Mathews Band Neko Case The Roots and

    Original URL path: http://calpirgstudents.org/campaigns/ca/new-voters-project?page=3 (2016-04-29)
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  • Voter Protection Toolkit | CALPIRG Students
    voter turnout We have used that experience to develop a youth voter mobilization model register and turn out millions of new voters and train thousands of leaders many of whom now run some of the nation s leading political organizations Download this resource for everything you need to know to organize a voter protection campaign on your campus Resource file download Download the report 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 get hands on experience and make a difference Get Info Students in Action Like Us Follow Us RSS Contact Resources by Campaign Make Textbooks Affordable Make Textbooks Affordable Student Consumer Action Network Affordable Higher Education Newsroom Blog Media

    Original URL path: http://calpirgstudents.org/resources/voter-protection-toolkit (2016-04-29)
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  • New Voters Project | CALPIRG Students
    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 get hands on experience and make a difference Get Info Students in Action Like Us Follow Us RSS

    Original URL path: http://calpirgstudents.org/slideshows/ca/new-voters-project (2016-04-29)
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  • Stop the Overuse of Antibiotics on Factory Farms | CALPIRG Students
    in Seattle where I underwent four major operations I was there for two months Upon discharge I spent four and a half months in rehab at St Francis of Bellingham and then spent three more months in assisted living MRSA is methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus It didn t exist until overuse of antibiotics created the superbug Most of that overuse is unnecessary as factory farms dose animals that are not sick No doubt people have now died from this completely preventable malady I was one of the lucky ones if you can call losing a year of my life luck Campaign Updates News Release CALPIRG Students Energy Coalition Delivers 130 000 Signatures to CPUC In Support of California s Successful Solar Net Metering Program Keep Reading News Release Student PIRGs Higher Ed Textbooks DURBIN FRANKEN KING INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO HELP MAKE COLLEGE TEXTBOOKS MORE AFFORDABLE Keep Reading News Release U S Department of Education Textbooks U S Department of Education Announces First Ever Open Education Adviser Position The U S Department of Education announced today the hiring of the first ever open education adviser to lead a national effort to expand schools access to high quality openly licensed learning resources Keep Reading News Release U S PIRG Textbooks U S PIRG Joins 91 Organizations In Calling on White House to Open Access to Federally Funded Educational Resources Today U S PIRG along with a broad coalition of 91 education organizations institutions of higher education technology companies and foundations called on the White House to ensure federally funded educational materials are made freely available to the public as the administration develops an Open Government Partnership plan this fall Keep Reading Report CALPIRG Education Fun Consumer Protection CarMax Sales Practices Endangers Lives in California California has adopted some of the most effective

    Original URL path: http://calpirgstudents.org/campaigns/ca/stop-overuse-antibiotics-factory-farms?page=1 (2016-04-29)
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  • Stop the Overuse of Antibiotics on Factory Farms | CALPIRG Students
    pain began and quickly got unbearable By the time I was finally diagnosed the infection had destroyed three of my vertebrae I was near death before being transported to a specialist in Seattle where I underwent four major operations I was there for two months Upon discharge I spent four and a half months in rehab at St Francis of Bellingham and then spent three more months in assisted living MRSA is methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus It didn t exist until overuse of antibiotics created the superbug Most of that overuse is unnecessary as factory farms dose animals that are not sick No doubt people have now died from this completely preventable malady I was one of the lucky ones if you can call losing a year of my life luck Campaign Updates Media Hit Higher Ed Why McGraw Hill Is Offering 100 for Your usedtextbookproblems McGraw Hill launched transparent attempt to put down and undermine the used textbook market and we can t let it go unanswered Keep Reading Media Hit Textbooks Open Textbooks The Current State of Play Use of open textbooks one form of OER is gaining traction across different types of colleges and universities and the catalog of OER textbooks continues to expand Keep Reading Media Hit Textbooks The Death of Textbooks Artificially intelligent software is reshaping traditional teaching materials but it s unclear what the new technology will take away from the learning experience Keep Reading Media Hit Textbooks Student Groups Pressure Colleges Over the Insane Cost of Textbooks Students can spend 1 300 per year on textbooks but online textbooks could ease that burden a new analysis finds Keep Reading Media Hit Higher Ed Textbooks Putting a Dent in College Costs With Open Source Textbooks College students could save an average of 128 a

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