Centenary College Black Student Union partners with local groups for voting shuttle service
SHREVEPORT, LA — Centenary’s Black Student Union is teaming up with the local affiliate of Black Voters Matter and local transportation company iShuttle to coordinate a shuttle service to voting locations for the December 10 election in Shreveport. Voters will go to the polls on Saturday, December 10, to choose the next mayor of Shreveport as well as vote on three amendments to the state constitution.
Voters must bring an identification card and can catch the shuttle at either Centenary Square or Highland Center Ministries or be picked up at their residence in Shreveport at the following time slots:
Centenary’s Black Student Union was founded in 2019 and works to connect and advocate for Black students on campus under the motto, “We Are More Powerful Together.” Black Voters Matter is a national organization dedicated to increasing voter registration and voter turnout. Its members also advocate for policies to expand voting rights and access.
“Voting in local elections is an effective way to make an impact within a community,” said Morgan Bradford, president of the Black Student Union. “The Centenary Black Student Union wants to ensure that as many people as possible can get to the polls.”