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02/18/2013
Resource

This Activist Toolkit provides any intern or volunteer with the basic tools necessary to run strong campaigns and service projects and win reforms both on and off campus for students and the public interest.

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11/26/2012
Resource

From toxic chemicals to choking hazards to dangerous magnets, see what dangerous toys to watch out for while you shop.

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11/26/2012
Report

The 2012 Trouble in Toyland report is the 27th annual U.S. Public Interest Research Group survey of toy safety. In this report, U.S. PIRG provides safety guidelines for consumers when purchasing toys for small children and provides examples of toys currently on store shelves that may pose potential safety hazards.

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11/09/2012
Blog Post

New expert estimates indicate that turnout of young voters between the ages of 18 and 29 will likely exceed 50 percent in yesterday’s national election.  This strong showing places 2012 on par with record 2008 turnout rates and bucks predictions of a precipitous drop-off in young voter participation. 

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PIRG In The News

The Diamondback

Members of the Terps Vote Coalition, including MaryPIRG, SGA, Campus Democrats and Campus Republicans, registered more than twice the number of voters compared to 2006.

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The Diamondback

A coalition of students from campus groups like MaryPIRG, APO, and The LOVE Movement formed the Food Recovery Network to donate food to needy charities in DC. 

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