The Forum: Conversations at YBCA presents
AN EVENING WITH VAN JONES
in conversation with Farai Chideya
Thu, June 21, 7 pm
Regular admission $20
Exclusive offer price: $10
Special pricing available through Sunday, June 17, 2012.
The Forum: Conversations at YBCA is a new quarterly series of moderated conversations with artists, activists, and thought-leaders.
YBCA is pleased to welcome Van Jones, the globally recognized and award-winning pioneer in human rights and the clean energy economy. Named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world, Jones has worked as the green jobs advisor to the Obama administration in 2009. He is the founding president of Rebuild the Dream, a pioneering initiative to restore good jobs and economic opportunity, as well as co-founder of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Color of Change, and Green For All. Jones is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Rebuild the Dream and The Green Collar Economy. Jones will be joined on stage by award-winning, nationally-known journalist Farai Chideya, whose reporting has been featured in Newsweek, The New York Times, and on National Public Radio.
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African American Employee Network
Charles Houston Bar Association
Coalition of Black Professional Organizations
Ella Baker Center
for Human Rights
Green For All
Yale Black Alumni Association