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Voting & Elections 02.28.2020

NC Central students excited to participate in early voting

It was a full-on celebration at the North Carolina Central University student center as they prepared to exercise their rights.

Voting & Elections 10.8.2019

St. Augustine’s University students march from campus to polls on Election Day

"That's a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works with HBCUs in order to insure that people of color are voting, and being educated on the fact that they have a voice," Davis said about Common Cause. "I think it's just good that we all educate ourselves on what everybody's stands, points are and what they're gonna do for the community."

Voting & Elections 10.1.2019

Voter registration day promotes political and civic engagement

The Gilmore Administration, Common Cause NC and Office of Student Development registered 648 students at a voter registration drive at NC A&T State University.

Voting & Elections 09.27.2019

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.

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