Remarks by Vice President Harris at a Gathering of Community Violence Intervention Leaders

Indian Treaty RoomEisenhower Executive Office Building 12:41 P.M. EST THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon, everyone.  Good afternoon.  (Applause.) Dr. Chico!  (Applause.)  Really.  Really. Please have a seat.  Please have a seat.  Good afternoon, everyone. AUDIENCE MEMBERS:  Good afternoon. THE VICE PRESIDENT:  So, Dr. Chico and I were talking in the back about — last time…

FACT SHEET: Biden Administration Celebrates the 75th Anniversary of Women’s Integration in to the Armed Forces

Seventy-five years ago today, President Truman signed into law the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act of 1948, paving the way for women to officially serve in the United States military. Today, the Biden-Harris Administration celebrates this anniversary as a day to honor the more than three million women who have stepped up to serve their…

Remarks by Vice President Harris at the White House Tribal Nations Summit

Department of the InteriorWashington, D.C. 3:04 P.M. EST VICE PRESIDENT HARRIS:  Good afternoon.  Good afternoon, everyone.  Please have a seat.  Good afternoon. Chairman Mark Macarro, thank you so very much.  As he said, we have been longstanding friends.  We’ve worked together in many ways over many years.  So, thank you for your friendship and for your…

FACT SHEET: The Biden-Harris Administration Advances Equity and Opportunity for Black Americans and Communities Across the Country

From the first day in office and every day since, the Biden-Harris Administration has taken an historic approach to advancing racial equity, including directing every agency across the whole of the federal government to address the lasting impacts of systemic racism on Black communities. For generations, entrenched disparities in our society and economy, at times…

FACT SHEET: Vice President Harris to Announce Support to Help Historically Underserved Entrepreneurs Tap into Bidenomics-Fueled Small Business Boom

During visit to local D.C. small businesses, Vice President Harris will announce grants to non-profit and community-based organizations from $125 million Capital Readiness Program to support underserved small businesses’ access to capital—a key pillar of Bidenomics Today, Vice President Kamala Harris will announce the 43 winners of the $125 million American Rescue Plan-funded Capital Readiness…

FACT SHEET: As Part of President Biden’s Unity Agenda, White House Cancer Moonshot Announces New Actions and Commitments to End Cancer as We Know It

Today, President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will convene a meeting of the Cancer Cabinet to announce new actions federal agencies are taking to advance the mission of the White House Cancer Moonshot, as well as new commitments the Biden-Harris Administration has secured from non-governmental organizations and the private sector to deliver progress…

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Announces New Actions to Support Indian Country and Native Communities Ahead of the Administration’s Second Tribal Nations Summit

This week, President Biden is hosting the second Tribal Nations Summit of his Administration to help foster Nation-to-Nation relationships and provide Tribal leaders with an opportunity to engage directly with senior Administration officials. Since taking office, President Biden has prioritized relationships with Tribal Nations that are built on respect for Tribal sovereignty and self-governance, honoring…

FACT SHEET: Resources for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Communities in the Aftermath of Mass Violence

The Biden-Harris Administration is committed to providing assistance to survivors and families, and all those affected by mass violence, including in the aftermath of the shootings in Monterey Park, CA and Half Moon Bay, CA and to providing culturally appropriate resources to all those affected, including those in the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific…

Statement from Acting Director Regina LaBelle on CDC’s Provisional Life Expectancy Data That Show Lower Life Expectancy Due to COVID-19 and Unintentional Injury Deaths, Including Overdose Deaths

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Regina LaBelle, Acting Director of National Drug Control Policy, issued the following statement regarding the CDC’s release of provisional life expectancy data, which show lower expectancy in 2020 due to factors such as COVID-19 and an increase in unintentional injury deaths, including drug overdose deaths. “The latest provisional data show lower…

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