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WHO WE ARE


Pronounced el-es-purg, LSPIRG is a student funded, student oriented organization based on Laurier's Waterloo campus that provides opportunities for its members to be agents of social change.

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WHO WE ARE


Pronounced el-es-purg, LSPIRG is a student funded, student oriented organization based on Laurier's Waterloo campus that provides opportunities for its members to be agents of social change.

WHAT WE DO

LSPIRG builds the capacity of students and supports them through funding, training and other resources to help them engage in acts of social change. LSPIRG operates on a Working Group model, which encourages members to initiate events, activities or campaigns in cooperation with others groups in pursuit of a just world.

VISION

LSPIRG envisions a society where people are empowered to be agents of social change in pursuit of a just world.

MISSION

Through community collaboration, research and education, LSPIRG provides opportunities for its members to be agents of social change.

VALUES

Anti-oppression, education, social justice,  community, empowerment, environmentalism, volunteerism, innovation, accountability, and fun.

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WE WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU


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WE WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU


 

KATE MURRAY
ADMINISTRATION AND DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
Fun-loving, creative & community minded. Passionate about: local food, sustainable and conscious living, feminism in everyday life, global inter-connectivity, collective action for social change. Come visit me in the LSPIRG office any time - if you're lucky, there may be coffee and vegan baked goods.  katelyn@lspirg.org

 

 

 

LAKYN BARTON
COMMUNICATION AND COMMUNITY DIRECTOR
Fan scholar. Feminist. Fuzzy animal admirer. BA from WLU in Cultural Studies & Women and Gender Studies. MA from McMaster in Cultural Studies and Critical Theory. Always interested in talking pop culture - bonus points if it is Buffy the Vampire Slayer or Veronica Mars related. lakyn@lspirg.org


 

SAMANTHA ESTOESTA
STRATEGIC PLANNING AND TRANSPARENCY DIRECTOR

First generation Canadian. Social media aficionado. Community engager; Communications connoisseur. A small person trying to make big change. Talk to me about governance and non-profits, social policy, intercultural/multicultural communications.

 

 

 

GENERAL INQUIRIES
Not sure who to get in touch with? Don't sweat it. Send your questions to info@lspirg.org and we'll make sure the best person answers your questions. Feel free to stop by our office at 165 Albert St., Waterloo (third floor) to chat, use our library and research computers or for a safer space to study or relax. If the door is ever locked, ring the third floor doorbell and we'll come let you in!

We acknowledge and apologize that our office is not physically accessible. Please notify us of your accessibility needs so that we may accommodate you accordingly.