HBCU Student Action Alliance
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.
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
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
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
Hometown: Shelby, NC
Major: Business Administration
Plans: Master's in Business Administration with an accounting concentration from UNC-Chapel Hill