Van Jones is
founding president of Rebuild the Dream, a pioneering initiative to restore
good jobs and economic opportunity. He is also the cofounder of three thriving
organizations: the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Color of Change, and
Green For All. A Yale-educated attorney, Jones worked as the green jobs advisor to the Obama White House in 2009 and is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Green Collar Economy. He currently lives
in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.