Episode #16: “ON THE YARD” HBCU VOTE 2020

For this live-streamed event, Lezli and her ON THE YARD co-host Zuri Levene Harvell; Spelman College ‘21, chat with two SGA Presidents students, Alanna Gaskin; Prairie View A&M University ‘21 and Xavier McClinton; Florida A&M University ‘21, as well as Andrea Hailey CEO of Vote.org about some of the unprecedented voting-related obstacles facing college students this election season, digital voter suppression, the national poll worker shortage crisis, data from the 2020 mid-terms regarding the percentage of rejected mail-in/absentee ballots of college students, and exact solutions on how to ensure your vote is counted this election season.

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  • Check if you are registered to vote

  • Request a mail in ballot

  • Get assistance with voting by mail

  • Volunteer to be a Poll Worker

Podcast Team = Lezli Levene Harvell (Host & Executive Producer) / Justin Bates (Sound Engineer)

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