Young people turned out big this Election Cycle. According to the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) the youth vote may increase between 5 to 10 percentage points in 2020 over 2016 nationally. CIRCLE is… Read more
We’re America’s largest generation, and we’re working for a better future. Here’s our 2019-2020 annual report.
As we approach the final weeks of the fall term, we’re all eager to get back home and celebrate Thanksgiving and have a normal holiday. But unfortunately, that cannot happen this year. According to the COVID Exit Strategy, all but one state is trending poorly, and the country as a whole has seen its highest reports of new cases in the past few weeks.
Raleigh, NC– COVID-19 has reshaped 2020’s election landscape, but that hasn’t stopped the NCPIRG Students New Voters Project from extensive outreach on Tuesday’s National Voter Registration Day. The student-led effort on nine North Carolina campuses to take tried-and-tested campaign tactics and adapt them to reach students in an online world.
As the November elections quickly approach, students in North Carolina are getting ready to mobilize their peers to make sure their voices are heard this election. To prepare, NCPIRG Students and NCPIRG Education Fund have set out to help register… Read more
Durham Technical Community College signed onto the “Break Free From Plastic Campus Pledge” – a campus-wide commitment to eliminate all single-use disposable plastics. This initiative was led by NCPIRG Durham Tech and the Durham Tech Student Engagement Office, and supported by the non-profit the Post-Landfill Action Network (PLAN), and the Student PIRGs.
As the November elections quickly approach, students in North Carolina are getting ready to mobilize their peers to make sure their voices are heard this election. To prepare, NCPIRG Students has set out to help register hundreds of students to vote this summer in preparation for the November elections, while also laying the groundwork on our campuses to make registering even easier this fall.
WASHINGTON — A newly announced agreement will protect the finances of millions of Americans who owe money on student loans.
Publishers and education tech companies offering temporary free access codes, but using content with restrictive copyrights, has downsides. We want to make sure educators know about the high-quality resources that are permanently free to students, and ensure faculty independence and student data privacy.
The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting campuses nationwide. Here are a few of the ways that institutions are stepping up to meet students’ basic needs in this moment of uncertainty: