Settle Colonialism from Turtle Island to Palestine Click here for the poster! Is Canadian history one big peacemaking party? Or is there more to the story, perhaps a few pages ripped out of your history textbook? Join us on October … Continue reading
All About WPIRG
WPIRG’s mission is to engage students and community members to become active citizens and volunteers on environmental, human rights, and social justice issues. Started in 1973, the Waterloo Public Interest Research Group (WPIRG) provides a place to research, educate, and take action on environmental and social justice issues.
WPIRG functions on fees paid by full-time undergraduate students enrolled at the University of Waterloo. Students’ monetary contribution provides important resources, like a meeting space, library, button-maker, sewing-machine, as well as workshops, film screenings, and events, which are planned, created, and used by student volunteers.
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News and Announcements
Our first Members Meeting of the new term is coming up! And we’re rolling out a major change as Members Meetings will now have formal decision-making power over solidarity funding requests, endorsements and action groups. Join us on Thursday, September … Continue reading
Check out these great independent award-winning films put on by WPIRG and Cinema Politica! Each term we run a series of films at the Princess Cinema in uptown Waterloo (off the iXpress). Discussions at a nearby cafe follow most films. … Continue reading
From Monday September 15 – Friday September 26, WPIRG opt-out refunds will be available SLC as outline below: September 15 – 17; September 22-26 – 10-4pm, SLC Marketplace. September 18 – 11-2pm, SLC 3103 September 19 – 10-2pm, DC Foyer … Continue reading
WPIRG is happy to present a free event featuring stand-up comedian Aamer Rahman (formerly of Fear of a Brown Planet) and the KW Poetry Slam. Join us as we kick off another Fall term of social and environmental justice organizing … Continue reading