Salem State University

Come see us in the Student Organizations Suite in the basement of the Ellison Campus Center!

Campus Organizer: Frian Mardhani
Email: FMardhani@masspirgstudents.org
Telephone: 206-557-8974

MASSPIRG is a statewide, student directed and student funded nonprofit working to win concrete victories on social issues. We work on a range of topics, from alleviating poverty to increasing recycling to educating students about credit debt. Recently, we helped pass policy to invest $700 million in public transportation here in Massachusetts and $3 billion for federal student aid. Last year we registered over 8,000 students to vote in the mid-term election.

The thing that makes us so effective is that students here vote every two years to continue funding MASSPIRG through an $9 per student, per semester waivable fee. We pool these resources statewide to hire professional staff like advocates, lawyers, and organizers. We work together to run local and statewide campaigns, and our advocates fight on behalf of students in Boston and D.C.

This semester, we are working to repower Massachusetts with 100% clean renewable energy. We are also working to stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms, make textbooks cheaper for students, and help alleviate hunger and homelessness in the community. If you want to get involved, contact us today!

MASSPIRG at Salem State confronts society's big problems, takes action, and wins concrete changes that improves the quality of our lives. Oh, and did we mention that we have a lot of fun doing it?

Latest News

Massachusetts has one of the most effective recycling programs in the country but it doesn’t go far enough. The current Bottle Bill- the five cent deposit on beer and soda... More ›
Salem, MA – In the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, Salem State students gathered on campus this month to urge Massachusetts to “Go Green for Public Transportation.” “St.... More ›
Thanks for being part of MASSPIRG and helping make 2011 such a success. Check out some of our highlights from the year: Reducing the burden of student loan debt by capping... More ›