We're getting ready to roll up our sleeves and fight poverty in a big way. Join us this Sunday at 9pm EST to learn how you can get involved with the national Resolve to Fight Poverty Conference at UNC Chapel Hill on Oct. 4-6.
Over the next four weeks, we're ramping up to influence the local and national dialogue about hunger and homelessness. More than 200 students from across the country will travel to Chapel Hill to get hands-on training on how to address the root causes of hunger and homelessness.
Today, college students spoke out to urge Senators to reject the pending student loan deal, which may come up for a vote in the Senate as early as this afternoon.
As students across the country prepare to return to campus this fall, textbooks remain one of the priciest items on their shopping lists. However, several new developments suggest the textbooks market may be reaching a turning point.
PIRG In The News
CALPIRG held a press conference Wednesday morning to bring attention to their goal of banning plastic bags in the city of Berkeley, and eventually the whole state.
Berkeley City Council is set to consider an item at its Tuesday meeting that would “initiate a public process to inform residents and businesses” that the council is seriously considering adopting a ban on single-use plastic bags.
With Alameda County poised to adopt a single-use plastic bag ban soon, the Berkeley City Council decided at its meeting Tuesday night to officially inform the public that such a ban may be on its way in the city.
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