It’s time officials realize the political power of HBCUs

As the Campus Outreach Coordinator for Common Cause NC, an organization dedicated to fighting for voting access while also championing political reforms for fairer elections, 30-year-old Alyssa Canty, a recipient of the 2019 MTV Leaders for Change grant, is currently empowering students at HBCUs in North Carolina to stay informed and participate in local, state, and presidential elections.