|Eco-Equity with Van Jones
We don't just need to solve the ecological crisis. We also need to solve it the right way—the way that leads to eco-equity, not eco-apartheid. But how do we do that? What steps do we need to take to get there?
Van Jones offers a framework for building a just and sustainable world that centers around building a green economy that lifts people out of poverty.
Van Jones is the President of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights and Green For All.
:: YES! ARTICLE:
Green Jobs for All
by Ian Kim
People left out of the fossil fuel economy stand tall in the green economy.
:: TEACHING TOOLS:
Green-Collar Jobs Campaign Teaching Tools
Lesson Plans from our partner the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights that you can use together with selected YES! articles to teach about building a green and just economy, cities that serve communities and nature, and a just world that works for all.
:: GREEN JOBS CORPS:
This Oakland pilot project will provide local residents with job training, support, and work experience so that they can independently pursue careers in the new energy economy. More...
:: MORE VIDEO:
It's Not Too Late
Inspiring 1 minute video from Van Jones with the message that we're all in this together and we can fix the social/economic, ecological, and spiritual crises we face.
Brower Youth Awards :: Jon Warnow
Listen to Jon's energetic acceptance speech as he invites all of us to “step outside our comfort zones” and remake our world.
Learn more at ellabakercenter.org
Trailer courtesy of YouTube.