Chelsea Clinton comes to Pitt

In a push to garner the support of college-aged voters, Chelsea Clinton will make two campaign stops in Pittsburgh this Friday, including one on Pitt’s campus.

Clinton, daughter of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, is the vice chairperson of the Clinton Foundation. She will be campaigning for her mother and vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine at a Pennsylvania Women for Hillary event at Rivers Club in downtown Pittsburgh Friday morning. Afterward, she’ll come to Pitt’s campus and campaign in the O’Hara Student Center, starting at 2 p.m.

The events will focus on the importance of the upcoming election for both women and millennial voters, and will highlight Hillary Clinton’s career in fighting for the rights of women, children and families, according to a press release from her campaign.

Chelsea Clinton’s stops in Pittsburgh come after she held a national conference call with student newspapers and media outlets on Sept. 27, focusing on the importance of students voting for Hillary Clinton and Kaine. And in a further effort to win millennial votes, Kaine focused on the importance of young people in the upcoming election at a campaign event on Carnegie Mellon University’s campus on Oct. 6.

Friday’s visit from Chelsea Clinton will come one day after President Barack Obama’s visit to Pittsburgh for the White House Frontiers Conference, where he will be speaking about innovation on both the local and national scale.

Those interested in attending the Chelsea Clinton events can register here for the Pennsylvania Women for Hillary event and here for the event on Pitt’s campus.

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