Van Jones on the Green Economy, Environmental Justice, and Stopping Prop 23
Van Jones is a globally recognized, award-winning pioneer in human rights and the clean-energy economy. He co-founded three successful non-profit organizations: the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Color of Change and Green For All.
He is the best-selling author of the definitive book on green jobs:
The Green-Collar Economy and served as the green jobs advisor in the Obama White House in 2009. Van is currently a senior fellow at the Center For American Progress.
This Friday, Van will give a free lecture for UC Berkeley students about the need to defeat Proposition 23, a deceptive proposition funded by Texas oil companies seeking to suspend California’s landmark clean air and global warming laws.