President Biden continues to move forward on rolling out new executive actions during his first full week in office as he aims to tackle different parts of his agenda.
Today, his administration focuses on "equity" policy, and he plans to sign executive orders on policing reform, prison reform and public housing.
Vice President Kamala Harris meanwhile will participate in a swearing in ceremony for Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen. Both made history for being the first women to hold their current roles.
Here’s a look at today’s schedule:
Noon ET: Harris will ceremonially swear in Yellen as secretary of the Treasury at the White House.
12:30 p.m. ET: Press secretary Jen Psaki holds a White House press briefing alongside domestic policy adviser Susan Rice.
2 p.m. ET: Biden delivers remarks outlining his racial equality agenda and signs executive actions. Harris will also attend.
4 p.m. ET: Harris and the second gentleman Doug Emhoff will receive the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.
4:45 p.m. ET: Biden speaks about the fight to contain the Covid-19 pandemic.