First lady’s 3-state tour includes Illinois, Pennsylvania


  • First lady Jill Biden, left, speaks while Congressman Chuy Garcia, D-Ill., right, looks on in the electrical lab at the Arturo Velasquez Institute Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in Chicago.
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  • First lady Jill Biden, center, and Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, left, listen to AVI horticultural lab instructor Paul Krusik at the Arturo Velasquez Institute Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in Chicago.
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  • First lady Jill Biden speaks at the Arturo Velasquez Institute Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in Chicago.
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  • First Lady Jill Biden groups to the media while arriving at the Arturo Velasquez Institute Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in Chicago.
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  • First lady Jill Biden, center, along with Congressman Chuy Garcia, D, Ill, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot listen to Chris Rawson, program director at IBEW-NECA Technical Institute in the electrical lab at the Arturo Velasquez Institute Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in Chicago.
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  • First Lady Jill Biden right, meets Sarah Taylor left, founder and executive director of Yo Soy Ella while Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona center, at the Arturo Velasquez Institute Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in Chicago.
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  • First Lady Jill Biden listens to Sarah Taylor, left, founder and executive director of Yo Soy Ella at the Arturo Velasquez Institute Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in Chicago.
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  • Chief Curator Cesareo Moreno leads first lady Jill Biden and local elected officials by to a Day of the Dead characterize during a visit and tour of the National Museum of Mexican Art in Pilsen, Ill. Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. (Tyler LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
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  • Chief Curator Cesareo Moreno leads first lady Jill Biden and local elected officials by to a Day of the Dead characterize during a visit and tour of the National Museum of Mexican Art in Pilsen, Ill. Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. (Tyler LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
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  • Chair of the Museum Carlos R. Cardenas speaks with first lady Jill Biden, in the Courtyard, during a visit and tour of the National Museum of Mexican Art in Pilsen, Ill. Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. (Tyler LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
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  • Chief Curator Cesareo Moreno leads first lady Jill Biden and local elected officials by to a Day of the Dead characterize during a visit and tour of the National Museum of Mexican Art in Pilsen, Ill. Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. (Tyler LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
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  • From left, Luis Marquez, 17, Suesan Jarquin, 17, and Edwin Perez, 17, all with Chicago Mariachi Program speak with first lady Jill Biden during a visit and tour of the National Museum of Mexican Art in Pilsen, Ill. Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. (Tyler LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
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  • From left, Luis Marquez, 17, Suesan Jarquin, 17, and Edwin Perez, 17, all with Chicago Mariachi Program perform for Chair of the Museum Carlos R. Cardenas, first lady Jill Biden, Senator Tammy Duckworth, Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, and Governor J.B. Pritzker in the Courtyard during a visit and tour of the National Museum of Mexican Art in Pilsen, Ill. Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. (Tyler LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
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  • From left, Chair of the Museum Carlos R. Cardenas, speaks with first lady Jill Biden, Senator Tammy Duckworth, Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, and Governor J.B. Pritzker in the Courtyard during a visit and tour of the National Museum of Mexican Art in Pilsen, Ill. Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. (Tyler LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
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  • CHICAGO — First lady Jill Biden wrapped up a visit to Illinois on Wednesday with a stop at a community college before heading to Pennsylvania during a three-state tour in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

    She toured the Arturo Velasquez Institute in Chicago with Education Secretary Miguel Cardona and elected Illinois officials including Gov. J.B. Pritzker. The night before she visited the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago to see an characterize honoring victims of COVID-19.

    Biden was expected in Allentown, Pennsylvania, later in the afternoon where she was set to meet with Health and Human sets Secretary Xavier Becerra at a center for children and families, according to the White House.

    Earlier this week she was in Kansas City to tour El Centro Academy, a dual-language early childhood education program.

            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            
            



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