Tonight, at Nickelodeon’s Youngsters’ Alternative Awards, Vice President Kamala Harris devoted the Technology Change Award to all the “younger leaders” throughout the nation who’ve dealt with troubled instances with grace.
“Thanks for being so unbelievable, and for all that you just do, and can do. From social distancing to distant studying, you’ve been by way of loads this 12 months,” she mentioned, in a precorded speech. “However by way of all of it, you younger leaders have actually stepped up.”
In her speech, Harris recalled conversations together with her mom as a baby, through which she could be advised, “Don’t simply sit round and complain about issues. Do one thing about it.”
“Nicely, you might be doing one thing. You’re creating a greater future, and also you encourage me and President Biden every single day,” the Vice President added. “We’re so grateful for you, and we would like you to know that we’re doing the whole lot we are able to to ensure all of our college students and younger leaders can get again to highschool, and again with your mates, and be secure and thrive.”
The Technology Change presentation is a yearly pro-social initiative, on the a part of ViacomCBS, that goals to acknowledge the contributions of the nation’s youth, in paving the way in which towards a greater world. Tonight, Harris’s presentation was launched by actress Jennifer Garner. Final 12 months’s Technology Change speaker was famend NBA participant LeBron James.
View Harris’s feedback in full by clicking on the video above.