Van Jones’ 2014 Pitzer College Commencement Keynote

(May 17, 2014)  Environmental advocate, civil rights activist and CNN correspondent, VAN JONES, delivers the Commencement keynote address to graduates of the Class of 2014 at Pitzer College in Claremont, California.

A co-host on CNN’s Crossfire, Van Jones is president and co-founder of Rebuild the Dream, a platform for bottom-up, people-powered innovations to help fix the US economy. Named one of Rolling Stone’s 12 Leaders Who Get Things Done in 2012, TIME‘s Most Influential People in the World in 2009 and Fast Company‘s 12 Most Creative Minds on Earth, Jones is author of two New York Times best sellers, The Green Collar Economy, the definitive book on green jobs, and Rebuild the Dream, a roadmap for progressives in 2012 and beyond.

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