NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential candidate, will hold a rally and deliver her first major policy speech of her candidacy next weekend on Roosevelt Island.

Clinton has been holding small events since launching her campaign in April.

On June 13, she’ll outline her vision for the country during an address at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park.

The setting is a symbolic gesture to the party faithful.

The name of the park refers to Roosevelt’s pre-World War II call for freedom of speech and worship, and freedom from want and fear.

“It has a spiritual quality to it,” Sally Minard, president of the Four Freedoms Park Conservancy, told WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond. “It’s sitting in the middle of Manhattan, in the middle of the East River and it’s peaceful. It’s just a very beautiful place that’s very surprising visually and sort of aesthetically.”

Clinton, a longtime fan of the Roosevelts, is expected to use the speech to frame the themes of her candidacy. Observers of her campaign see the setting as a symbolic gesture to the liberal wing of the party.

From New York, Clinton will go on a five-day swing to Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada.

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