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100% Renewable Energy
Nothing we use for a few minutes should threaten our health and pollute our future for hundreds of years. We’re calling for campus, city, and statewide bans on single use plastic products, including plastic bags, straws and take-out foam cups and containers.
Hunger and Homelessness
Make Textbooks Affordable
To ensure that every student has access to the high-quality educational materials they need, we’re pushing campuses to switch to free, open textbooks.
Modernize The Vote
New Voters Project
Young people are the largest and most diverse group of potential voters in the country. We’re making sure they register to vote and get to the polls to make their voices heard.
Save the Bees
Stop the Overuse of Antibiotics
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Trinity College Student-Led Efforts Helped Turn Out the Youth Vote in 2020 Election
Student volunteers host “Virtual Party at the Polls” to turn out the youth vote in the 2020 elections
Youth virtually engage their peers on National Voter Registration Day
Connecticut takes steps to reduce plastic waste, bans single-use plastic grocery bags
Student PIRGs Partners with Environment America, Students And Faculty To Urge Colleges And Universities To Shift To 100 Percent Clean, Renewable Power
McDonald’s Takes Step to Protect Public Health
Student-Led Movement Inspires Historic Midterm Turnout
OPEN TEXTBOOKS PILOT RENEWED, SAVING COLLEGE STUDENTS UP TO $50 MILLION
FY18 Open Textbooks Program Appropriation an Important Step for College Students
Student Government Leaders Unite in Call for Federal Open Textbook Grant Program