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  • Email Contact Form | MASSPIRG Students
    Antibiotics Get Big Money out of Politics New Voters Project Hunger and Homelessness Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News 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 MASSPIRG Students in Action North Shore student Kaitlyn Heathman speaks at a press conference releasing our transportation report

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  • Apply | MASSPIRG Students
    2018 2019 2020 2021 Not Sure What campaigns and activities are you interested in Maximum response 255 chars approx 5 rows of text OPTIONAL List your previous volunteer work or experience that you think may be relevant Include leadership positions experience Maximum response 255 chars approx 5 rows of text OPTIONAL How did you hear about us About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Chapters Berkshire Community College Fitchburg State University Holyoke Community College Mass College of Liberal Arts MassBay Community College Middlesex Community College North Shore Community College Salem State University UMass Amherst UMass Boston UMass Dartmouth UMass Lowell Westfield State University Get Involved Take Action Volunteer on Campus Campus Internships Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campaigns Make Textbooks Affordable 100 Renewable Energy Stop Overuse of Antibiotics Get Big Money out of Politics New Voters Project Hunger and Homelessness Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News 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 MASSPIRG Students in Action North Shore student Kaitlyn Heathman speaks at a press conference releasing our transportation report Common

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  • Vote YES for MASSPIRG at BCC! | MASSPIRG Students
    as a state and a nation Here is just a brief list of what MASSPIRG has accomplished this year Increasing Recycling in Massachusetts MASSPIRG students are working to improve recycling by updating Massachusetts 5 cent deposit on beer and soda bottles to include water juice and sports drinks We made big waves at the statehouse by collecting and delivering 10 000 signatures asking the state legislature to update the Bottle Bill Advocating for 21st Century Transportation This year MASSPIRG released a report Common Connections showing that students and seniors depend on and benefit the most from public transportation Students held press conferences around the state promoting the report which advocates for more and better public transportation Amidst the MBTA transit crisis we ve collected personal stories from students about how cuts and fare increases would affect their lives and presented the stories as public testimony to transit officials Fighting Poverty in Our Communities In these tough economic times more than one in ten people in the Commonwealth is living in poverty So this year MASSPIRG students redoubled their efforts to educate and serve the communities where they live learn and work As part of our annual Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week Bay State students organized educational and service events to bring their campuses together to tackle one of the most persistent and pressing problems of our time Across the state over 300 students participated directly in educational events and MASSPIRG students collected thousands of dollars and hundreds of pounds of food items to donate Making Textbooks More Affordable Everyone knows that textbooks costs are out of control the average student spends 900 per year We re promoting cost saving solutions on campus while also tackling publishers stranglehold on the market to change prices for good MASSPIRG students joined the Textbook Rebellion a national tour to raise awareness about the high cost of textbooks and affordable solutions The tour collected 10 000 petition signatures and was featured in 100 news stories Making Higher Education More Affordable MASSPIRG students joined students from across the country to reduce the burden of student loan debt by capping students monthly loan payments and stopping aggressive cuts to Pell grants the federal financial aid program that serves more than 9 million students At the end of March students participated in the effort to prevent the doubling of student loans by delivering over 130 000 letters to decision makers in congress Protecting Consumers The marketplace can be daunting even for the most educated consumer That s why MASSPIRG students across the state continue MASSPIRG s proud tradition of making consumers aware of dangerous products This winter we released our 26th annual Trouble in Toyland report to help parents avoid toxic chemicals choking dangers and noise hazards in toys BCC At BCC students raised almost 400 across Berkshire County for the Berkshire Food Project in North Adams as part of the Hunger Cleanup project in addition to collecting almost 50 non perishable food items for donation They also

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  • Berkshire Community College | MASSPIRG Students
    track record of standing up to powerful special interests and winning concrete social change reforms on issues such as the environment the cost of higher education and public health Recently we helped pass policy to invest 700 million in public transportation here in Massachusetts and 3 billion for federal student aid And over the past 4 years we helped to register over 20 000 students to vote With volunteer and internship opportunities MASSPIRG gives students the skills and opportunity to practice effective citizenship The thing that makes us so effective is that students here at BCC have voted to fund MASSPIRG through a 9 per student per semester waivable fee We pool these resources statewide to hire professional staff like organizers lawyers and advocates who fight on behalf of the students full time where key decisions are being made at the State House and in Washington DC This semester our priority campaign is to repower Massachusetts with 100 clean renewable energy Stay up to date by following us on Facebook and Twitter Latest News Help Fight Poverty in the Berkshires 03 08 2012 It s Hunger Cleanup time again at BCC We are raising money to benefit the Louison House a fantastic organization in Adams that provides transitional permanent More Updated Bottle Bill Campaign Announces Business Support 02 16 2012 State House Boston In a move designed to counter the big business lobbyists who oppose the bill the Campaign for an Updated Bottle Bill today launched Businesses for the More Public Transit is facing a hit from the Federal Government but YOU can help 02 09 2012 Friday Congress may vote on a plan to cut all federal money for public transit and spend it on more highways instead Send a message to your representative today Invest in More previous

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  • Fitchburg State University | MASSPIRG Students
    and 3 billion for federal student aid And over the past 4 years we helped to register over 20 000 students to vote With volunteer and internship opportunities MASSPIRG gives students the skills and opportunity to practice effective and engaged citizenship The thing that makes us so effective is that students here at Fitchburg State vote every two years to fund MASSPIRG through a 9 per student per semester waivable fee We pool these resources statewide to hire professional staff like lawyers advocates and organizers We work together to run local and statewide campaigns and they fight on behalf of students full time where key decisions are being made on Beacon Hill and in Washington DC This semester our priority campaign is to repower Massachusetts with 100 clean renewable energy Stay up to date by following us on Facebook or Twitter Latest News FSU students take aim at trash burning 03 13 2013 SENTINEL ENTERPRISE JOHN LOVE Fitchburg State sophomore P J Carmichael talks about the hazards of living near trash incinerators during a press conference by FSU More Fitchburg State Fall 2011 Accomplishments 12 29 2011 Thanks for being part of MASSPIRG and helping make 2011 such a success Check out some of our highlights from the year Reducing the burden of student loan debt by capping More previous 2 of 2 MASSPIRG Students in Action North Shore student Kaitlyn Heathman speaks at a press conference releasing our transportation report Common Connections Students support more affordable textbooks Students at UMASS Boston show off their energy efficiency knowledge Students at Fitchburg State table for the homeless UMASS Amherst students support more and better public transit UMASS Boston students pose with Chancellor Motley Students at UMASS Lowell and Dean of Students Larry Siegel support ending agricultural subsidies for unhealthy fiood Volunteer

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  • Greenfield CC Fall 2011 Accomplishments | MASSPIRG Students
    100 news stories Supporting Massachusetts recycling by collecting 10 000 signatures asking the state legislature to update the Bottle Bill By joining together and funding MASSPIRG here at Greenfield Community College we ve been able to bring about some great results Thanks for your support Of course there s still a lot to be done on all of our campaigns I m excited for next semester Thanks Kat Dolan Holyoke Community College Add new comment About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Chapters Berkshire Community College Fitchburg State University Holyoke Community College Mass College of Liberal Arts MassBay Community College Middlesex Community College North Shore Community College Salem State University UMass Amherst UMass Boston UMass Dartmouth UMass Lowell Westfield State University Get Involved Take Action Volunteer on Campus Campus Internships Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campaigns Make Textbooks Affordable 100 Renewable Energy Stop Overuse of Antibiotics Get Big Money out of Politics New Voters Project Hunger and Homelessness Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News 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 Blog

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  • MASSPIRG at MCLA | MASSPIRG Students
    we helped convince Subway to serve meat raised without antibiotics and helped pass policy to invest 700 million in public transportation here in Massachusetts And over the past 4 years we helped to register over 20 000 students to vote With volunteer and internship opportunities MASSPIRG gives students the skills and opportunity to practice effective citizenship The thing that makes us so effective is that students here at MCLA have voted to fund MASSPIRG through a 9 per student per semester waivable fee We pool these resources statewide to hire professional staff like organizers lawyers and advocates who fight on behalf of the students full time where key decisions are being made at the State House and in Washington DC This semester our priority campaign is to repower Massachusetts with 100 clean renewable energy Stay up to date by following us on Facebook and Twitter Latest News Vote YES for MASSPIRG at MCLA 04 04 2012 Vote Yes for MASSPIRG MASSPIRG is a student funded student directed non profit advocacy organization that wins real results in the public interest Students at MCLA have More Help Fight Poverty in North Adams 03 08 2012 We re running the hunger and homelessness campaign project at MCLA this semester 500 of our proceeds will be donated to the Berkshire Food Project a charity in North More Updated Bottle Bill Campaign Announces Business Support 02 16 2012 State House Boston In a move designed to counter the big business lobbyists who oppose the bill the Campaign for an Updated Bottle Bill today launched Businesses for the More previous 2 of 3 next MCLA Volunteer with MassPIRG Play a crucial role on one of our urgent campaigns and learn new skills Volunteer Today Student Leaders Lyna Benantar Hunger Homelessness Campaign Coordinator Alexander Stewart New Voter

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  • MassBay Fall 2011 Accomplishments | MASSPIRG Students
    in 100 news stories Supporting Massachusetts recycling by collecting 10 000 signatures asking the state legislature to update the Bottle Bill By joining together and funding MASSPIRG here at MassBay Community College we ve been able to bring about some great results Thanks for your support Of course there s still a lot to be done on all of our campaigns We re excited for next semester MassBay Community College Add new comment About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Chapters Berkshire Community College Fitchburg State University Holyoke Community College Mass College of Liberal Arts MassBay Community College Middlesex Community College North Shore Community College Salem State University UMass Amherst UMass Boston UMass Dartmouth UMass Lowell Westfield State University Get Involved Take Action Volunteer on Campus Campus Internships Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campaigns Make Textbooks Affordable 100 Renewable Energy Stop Overuse of Antibiotics Get Big Money out of Politics New Voters Project Hunger and Homelessness Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News 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 Blog Posts by

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