Vice President Kamala Harris interrupted a stay at her Brentwood home on Saturday to fly to New Orleans for a 30-minute “fireside talk” at the Essence Festival of Culture and was on his way back to Los Angeles.
Harris’ conversation with actress Keke Palmer included highlighting the increase in the child tax credit that was part of the coronavirus reduction bill signed by President Joe Biden in March 2021, and the work of young activists supporting the civil rights movement Black. Lives Matter and Environmental Causes. She also urged young people to use their voices, especially in their own communities.
Air Force 2 left Los Angeles International Airport at 9:18 a.m. Saturday with Harris on board bound for Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, arriving at 12:48 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. Air Force 2 departed New Orleans at 4:14 p.m. PDT.
The vice president had been at her home in Brentwood since Thursday night after speaking at two Democratic National Committee fundraisers in the San Francisco area, but had no public events. She has no public events scheduled for Sunday or Monday.
Harris will speak in Chicago on Tuesday at the National Education Association 2022 Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly.