Vice President Kamala Harris will be speaking at Northern Arizona University Tuesday as part of her month-long college tour. NAU is her ninth stop on her 12-campus tour in what’s being called the “Fight For Our Freedoms College Tour.” The White House says the tour intends to “mobilize young people in the ongoing fight for fundamental freedoms and rights.” She is expected to focus on key issues of today, such as reproductive freedom, gun safety, climate action, voting rights and LGBTQ+ equality. The event will be attended by NAU students, by invitation only. She is expected to take the stage at Audrey Auditorium at 12:30 p.m. You can watch the event at whitehouse.gov/live or on the KAFF News Facebook Page.
Several roads and parking structures surrounding Audrey Auditorium are closed due to Vice President Harris’ visit to NAU today. Knoles Drive from University Avenue to McCreary Drive is closed, however parking lot P16 is open. West Riordan Road from South Riordan Ranch Street to Knoles Drive is closed as will. The University Union parking lot, Knoles parking garage and the Cline Library parking lot are closed as well. All roads and parking areas are expected to reopen by 5 p.m.
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