Public safety and equality are key to Mayor Eric Adams’s vision in improving New York City. His first couple of months have proved to be a struggle when violent crime and homelessness rose. Mayor Adams acknowledged these challenges, but this is not going to deter him from making changes to the city’s safety protocol so the city is pleasant for both tourists and residents.
Last week, singer-songwriter Olivia Rodrigo visited the White House to deliver a speech encouraging young people to get vaccinated. The 18-year-old received attention not only for her speech but for her perfectly selected outfit.
Vice President Kamala Harris has set off on a tour of the southern states in attempt to increase vaccination rates. As President Biden had set a goal to have 70% of American adults vaccinated by the 4th of July, Harris is now focusing on the South, which has the lowest vaccination rates in the United States.