HBCU Student Action Alliance
St. Augustine's University
Founded in 1867, St. Augustine's University in Raleigh serves 2,000 students. Common Cause North Carolina is proud to work with the talented students at St. Augustine's University, helping them engage in their democracy.
To learn more about our Democracy Fellows program at St. Augustine's University, please contact Alyssa Canty, college outreach coordinator with Common Cause NC, at 919-836-0027 or online here.
Led by the school's marching band, students walked several blocks to the voting location to make their voices heard at the ballot box. Watch
Common Cause NC Democracy Fellows from Saint Augustine's University spent an afternoon distributing our 2016 NC Voter Guide at local Raleigh businesses and encouraging voters to learn about "down-ballot" candidates. Watch
"Your vote definitely does matter. In order to change our circumstances, we've got to get out and vote," said SAU student and CCNC Democacy Fellow Alston DelVega. More
More than 100 students from St. Augustine's and Shaw universities marched to the polls during the early voting period to make their voices heard in Raleigh's mayoral and city council elections. Watch
Meet our Democracy Fellow at St. Aug's
Hometown: Richmond, VA
Major: Public Health
Plans: Master's in Public Health from ECU or UNC Chapel Hill