HBCU Student Action Alliance
Shaw University

Founded in 1865, Shaw University in Raleigh is the oldest historically black college or university in the South and serves 2,000 students. Common Cause North Carolina is proud to work with the talented students at Shaw, helping them engage in their democracy.

To learn more about our Democracy Fellows program at Shaw University, please contact Alyssa Canty, college outreach coordinator with Common Cause NC, at 919-836-0027 or online here.

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Shaw University students march to the polls on opening day of early voting

As early voting kicked off across North Carolina on Thursday, students from Shaw University marched to the polls to make their voice heard at the ballot box. Watch


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CCNC hosts 'Young Voter Roundtable' at Shaw University

Common Cause NC, El Pueblo and EVOLVE Mentoring hosted a Young Voter Roundtable at Shaw University in Raleigh, with students discussing issues that matter most to them this election season. Watch


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Shaw, St. Aug's students march to the polls for Raleigh election

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 Shaw

Christopher McMullens
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Shelby, NC
Major: Business Administration
Plans: Master's in Business Administration with an accounting concentration from UNC-Chapel Hill

See what our Democracy Fellows are doing
on each of these HBCU campuses:
Bennett College Fayetteville State University NC A and T University
NC Central University St Augustines University Shaw University
Winston-Salem State University


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