Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Hanukkah from NJPIRG!
Concerned about money matters? Learn how to avoid rip-offs, manage student debt, and make financial decisions at our financial education workshop, Thursday Nov 22 4pm at the Rock.
Brace yourself. Winter is coming, and so is the end of the NJPIRG Referendum.
Super Typhoon Haiyan all but decimated the eastern seaboard of the islands, leaving in its wake over half a million displaced citizens who have no access to clean drinking water, shelter, food, or a way off the islands. Check out the Typhoon Haiyan Response Toolkit to learn more about what you can do to help out.
PIRG In The News
Off-shore tax havens cost New Jersey $2.8 billion in lost tax revenue last year, enough to pay the salaries of every New Jersey firefighter, police officer, EMT and 911 dispatcher, according to a report issued this week by a public interest group.
The University’s chapter of the New Jersey Public Interest Research Group will promote three campaigns around campus this year that address political, social and environmental issues affecting people at a university, state and national level.
Instead of going out for drinks on Friday night, some students and their friends faced off in a dodge ball game to help raise funds for those affected by Hurricane Sandy.
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Thank you for your vote!! NJPIRG won the Referendum 2013!
NJPIRG is a nonpartisan, statewide, student-run nonprofit that has been working on behalf of students since 1972. Over the past 30 years we have won concrete results for students.
Our New Voters Project has registered over 11,300 voters since 2010. Energy Service Corps has taught over 10,000 K-12 kids about energy efficiency. We've had 15 cities in New Jersey to go on record agsint corpoate money in politics, including North Brunswick, Princeton, Highland Park, Essex County, and Newark.
NJPIRG is able to be so effective because thousands of Rutgers students pitch in $11.20 on their term bills. Every 3 years, Rutgers students must come together to reaffirm the waiveable fee on our term bills. Students voted to keep NJPIRG Student Chapters at Rutgers for another 3 years!