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Organization: Ontario Public Interest Research Group - Guelph  
Phone Numbers: 519-824-2091
c/o University of Guelph
OPIRG Building
24 Trent Lane
Guelph, ON
N1G 2W1
Intersection: Gordon St and College Ave E
Location: Guelph-University of Guelph
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Thu 10:30 am-4:30 pm * summer hours Tue-Thu 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Public Contacts: Kiran Bhattarai - Speed River Project and Office Coordinator
Brad Evoy - Organizational and Policy Development Coordinator
Service Description: Activist centre for research, education, training and action for social and environmental justice.

Community and campus collaboration * social, political, economic, environmental issues of public concern * skill-building workshops * project sponsorship and working groups

Welcomes proposals for new projects and partnerships. The Library is searchable through the University of Guelph system (requires U of G library card) and contains extensive resources on environmental and social justice issues.

Work encompasses areas of human rights; creation of healthier, more sustainable local spaces through environmental initiatives like the Speed River Project; assists community and student initiatives with logistical support, training and resources; connects research with real world applications.

Fees: Community Membership is on a sliding scale of $5 to $20.
Part Time Undergraduate Membership is two-fifths of the current automatic, full-time undergraduate membership fee
Application: See website for information on joining an Action Group, board recruitment and volunteer opportunities
Eligibility / Target Population: No restrictions
Languages: English
Language Notes: OPIRG attempts to provide interpretation services with notice and upon request for events and workshops.
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See Also: Social Action Groups

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