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Work Study

Are you a full-time student passionate about social and environmental justice? Would you like to develop your social justice literacy and advocacy skills? Come work for SFPIRG! Every term we hire SFU students through the work-study program, which is a form of financial assistance that is offered to those pursuing…
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How-To Guides

SFPIRG is in the process of assembling a number of How-to Guides to support SFU students and community members in their organizing efforts! We are excited to launch our first How-to Guide for building peer support networks. This guide offers insight into what peer support means, considerations for building peer…
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We are thrilled to be inviting the campus community back the the SFPIRG Library! In the Spring of 2022, SFPIRG staff and work study students began the gargantuan task of sorting through more than 5000 books, DVDs, CDs, reports, magazines, and zines to meet the new direction and mandate for…
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Action Groups

An Action Group is a group of volunteers (including at least four SFU students) who come together to do work on a social or environmental justice issue(s). Each Action Group operates under the banner of SFPIRG and receives financial and administrative support from the organization. Being part of an Action…
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Board of Directors

SFPIRG is an independent, student-run and student-funded society. To ensure that our work reflects the ideas and values of the student community at SFU with whom we work, SFPIRG is managed by a student-directed Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is charged with guiding the direction, vision, and growth…
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Volunteer with LFTI

Letters for the Inside

Letters for the Inside (LFTI) is a nationally-recognized project where student researchers respond to research requests from prisoners. LFTI was founded in 2004 through the Capilano Student Union’s Social Justice Committee. In 2007, LFTI moved to the Simon Fraser Public Interest Research Group (SFPIRG) as an Action Group and became…
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