Van Jones: Love Harder

Van Jones’ keynote address to Netroots Nation.
Van Jones Photo by Civil Rights

Photo by Civil Rights.

Van Jones was the keynote speaker at the Netroots Nation Conference in Las Vegas, sharing ways to "put Americans back to work and pull America back together."

YES! Magazine's audience development director, Rod Arakaki, was in the audience and described the speech as, "fantastic—hopeful, sobering, and funny."

Van Jones is a former contributing editor to YES! Magazine and the founder of Green for All, a national organization working to build a green economy and pull people out of poverty.

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