Van Jones

Ashoka Fellow
San Francisco, United States
Fellow Since 2000
My work: creating "green job" opportunities fr the poor, disadvantaged, and previously-incarcerated.

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Related TopicsCivic Engagement, Law and legal reform, Human Rights & Equality, Peace & Harmonious Relations, Criminal justice


This profile was prepared when Van Jones was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2000.
Van Jones is bringing a higher standard of accountability to the criminal justice system at a time when the number of US prisons is multiplying and police harassment is becoming an issue of increasing public concern.
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