Van Jones is a globally recognized, award-winning pioneer in human rights and the clean-energy economy. Van is a co-founder of 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. He served as the green jobs advisor in the Obama White House in 2009. A proud native of Jackson, Tennessee, Van Jones, champions some of the most hopeful solutions to America's toughest challenges.
Van is currently a senior policy advisor at Green For All and remains a trusted ally and advisor to the Ella Baker Center. His newest project, Rebuild the Dream, is a movement of American workers and middle class citizens organizing to rebuild the American dream.