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In the current climate of hate and with the devastating news from Charlottesville, it is critical that we turn to each other -- not against each other. Join us in your local area for the We Rise Tour and join a community united against hate.
Each stop is unique -- with different guests and interviews. Previous tour stops have included Senator Cory Booker, Nick Cannon, DJ Khaled, Russell Simmons, Fat Joe, Reverend Al Sharpton, Tip "T.I." Harris, Meek Mill, local artists and activists, and much more. Check out the highlight reel above to get a feel for what this tour is all about.
New artists and leaders to be announced daily.
You can get tickets directly from http://www.ticketmaster.com/Van-Jones-tickets/artist/2381166. If you are a #lovearmy member, please inquire about free tickets and discounts here.
WE RISE TOUR powered by #LoveArmy
Tuesday, August 15 Nashville, TN with Demi Lovato
Thursday, August 17 New Orleans, LA Saenger
Friday, August 18 Dallas, TX House Of Blues with Mark Cuban
Saturday, August 20 Las Vegas, House of Blues
100% of ticket proceeds benefit Dream Corps
Van Jones has made almost all stops available via Facebook Live on his page -- but nothing beats coming together in community and seeing this show in-person.
MORE ABOUT DREAM CORPS INITIATIVES:
• #LoveArmy: The #LoveArmy is working for an America where everyone counts. We are a home for changemakers who seek to build community and deepen solidarity. Through education, connection and action, the #LoveArmy builds "Love + Power."
• #cut50: #cut50 makes communities safer while reducing the number of people in our prisons and jails. Using evidence-based solutions and unlikely alliances, we can keep communities safe, families together, and the economy strong for all Americans.
• #YesWeCode: #YesWeCode is building a diverse pipeline of 'homegrown' tech talent to meet demand for workers in the tech sector and boost local economies. Be a part of our movement to increase opportunities in the tech sector.
• Green For All: Green For All fights pollution with solutions. We work to get solar panels, healthy food and good jobs into communities that have little money or power. We want to build an inclusive, green economy that is strong enough to lift people out of poverty.
MORE ABOUT VAN JONES:
A Yale-educated attorney, Van is perhaps best known as a commentator on CNN, where he hosts “The Messy Truth, with Van Jones.”
Van is also the founder and president of the Dream Corps, a nonprofit organization that works to solve America’s toughest problems. Its current initiatives -- #cut50, #YesWeCode, and Green For All -- create innovative solutions to "close prison doors and open doors of opportunity." The Dream Corps also supports the #LoveArmy.
Van was the 2017 commencement keynote speaker for Morehouse College and has garnered honors from the World Economic Forum, TIME’s “100 Most Influential” List and Fast Company.
Van Jones won the 2017 Webby Special Achievement Award for his use of the Internet and social media during the 2016 election, including for his video series “The Messy Truth.”
In October 2017, he will release his third book: Beyond The Messy Truth: How We Came Apart & How We Come Together. Van has already written two New York Times bestsellers: The Green Collar Economy, the definitive book on green jobs, and Rebuild the Dream, a roadmap for progressives.
In 2009, Van worked as the 'green jobs' advisor to the Obama White House, where he helped run the interagency process that oversaw $80 billion in green energy recovery spending. He is also a cofounder of numerous social justice organizations, including ColorOfChange.org and the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights.
For more information on Van Jones’ appearances and initiatives, please visit: www.lovearmy.org
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