Create an OPIRG Brock Action Group!

Want to start a group to address a social or environmental justice issue?


Need support for an existing group?

Support for Action Groups


The types of support available to groups may include, but is not limited to:

  • Financial support (dependent on status and proposals)

  • Networking and building connections to other groups on campus with shared interests

  • Booking meeting space within the OPIRG’s office space

  • Photocopying & printing for Action Group content, up to 100 sheets in Black & White Promotion for the group and its events through OPIRG’s website and media accounts  Room booking or other assistance in accessing university resources

  • Strategic support meetings OPIRG staff and board members (e.g., help with projects, outreach, planning)

  • Trainings (e.g., anti-oppression 101 and consensus decision making workshops 

  • Use of OPIRG's office resources (ie. phone, computers, educational materials, etc.)

Steps for establishing an Action Group:

  1. Download the Action Group Application.

  2. Review the Action Group Policy and Safe(r) Spaces Policy to see if OPIRG Brock is a good fit for your group.

  3. Ask any questions you may have at the Action Group Information Sessions on  November 15th or November 19th, 2017.

  4. Submit your application to OPIRG Brock by December 1, 2017.

Information Sessions

November 15, 2017
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Brock University, MCC400
1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way,
St Catharines,
ON L2S 3A1
November 19, 2017
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fine Grind Cafe
37 James St,
St Catharines, ON L2R 5B4


In order to submit your Action Group Application, two of your members must be members of OPIRG Brock. An OPIRG Brock member is:

  • A Brock undergraduate student who has not opted-out of the annual fee; and whose membership is in good standing with the OPIRG Brock Board of Directors.

  • A community member who is not a Brock undergraduate student, has paid the annual membership fee; and whose membership is in good standing with the OPIRG Brock Board of Directors.


If any member of your group is not currently an OPIRG Brock member, and wishes to Opt-In, they are able to do so here.

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The work of OPIRG Brock primarily takes place on the traditional lands of the Haudenosaunee, Anishinaabe, and Neutral peoples.

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