New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG)

The New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) is a nonpartisan not-for-profit corporation that conducts research and advocacy on a wide range of issues, including consumer protection and economic justice, voting rights, higher education access and affordability, access to the courts, and environmental preservation.  Since 1973, NYPIRG has been instrumental in the passage of over 150 pieces of legislation at the state and local levels and trained college students and other New Yorkers to effectively participate in civic decisions.