NYPIRG on Campus
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NYPIRGs unique mission is to give students an array of extracurricular activities and opportunities to participate in important public policy discussions, through which they can learn a wide variety of valuable skills, contributing to well-rounded educational experience. Students working with professional NYPIRG staff help lead a variety of projects and campaigns. This hands-on approach teaches students skills that make them more active members of their community, enhances their academic experience, and prepares them for successful entry into the workforce. Students across the state at NYPIRGs 20 campus chapters have made tangible contributions on the issues of higher education funding, consumer rights, environmental protection, mass transit, and homelessness. Since 1973, NYPIRG has provided a unique service of supplementary learning and provided countless students with an enriching and rewarding experience.