In 2017, VPIRG went door-to-door organizing Vermonters behind a simple, but powerful idea: that our state must stand up and fight back against the outrageous attacks coming from Washington D.C.

The result? The most successful summer canvass in our 45+ year history.

But Vermonters consistently told us something else — fighting back isn’t enough. We need to move our state forward and show the rest of the nation what’s possible.

Together we can do that. On everything from climate solutions to protecting our drinking water, and from digital privacy to defending our very democracy — VPIRG is not only fighting back, but advocating for bold policies that will make Vermont a beacon in these dark and difficult times.


Canvass Hits Stride In Fourth Week

Kicking off its 16th day, the 2017 Summer Canvass is in full swing! We have knocked on 8,322 doors in 12 towns across the state. We’ve collected 1,564 petition signatures and added 283 new VPIRG members to our grassroots movement. We’ve engaged with 3,288 Vermonters, 140 of which have expressed interest in…

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VPIRG 2017 Canvass Kicks Off

Today we kicked off the 2017 VPIRG summer canvass! This is the biggest grassroots operation in Vermont — and we do it every year from the beginning of May to the end of August. The purpose of the canvass is to engage as many citizens in the fight for Vermont values as possible.…

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