Vice President Harris Coming To Charleston Today


US Vice President Kamala Harris is coming to Charleston today to speak at the College of Charleston.

The visit is part of her dynamic “Fight for Our Freedoms” college tour.

“This generation is critical to the urgent issues that are at stake right now for our future,” said Vice President Harris. “It is young leaders throughout America who know what the solutions look like and are organizing in their communities to make them a reality. My message to students is clear: We are counting on you, we need you, you are everything.”

The Vice President will be taking the stage at the Sottile Theatre on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023, at 1 pm.

You can register using your email via the RSVP | White House Events link. Seats are limited and will fill up fast. Please note: This is a students-only event, so keep the link to yourself. Remember to bring your student ID on the day. Seating is first-come, first-served.

“The College of Charleston is honored to host Vice President Harris on campus,” said College of Charleston president Andrew Hsu. “Vice President Harris’ visit to our university is a wonderful opportunity for our students to hear and see a world leader up close and provides them a chance to share their thoughts on policies important to them. We thank the White House for selecting the College of Charleston as part of its engagement initiative.”

Expect heavy traffic delays throughout Downtown Charleston today.