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Writers LIVE: Van Jones, Beyond the Messy Truth
October 18, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
In his new book, Van Jones, CNN political contributor, and the host of the recurring primetime special The Messy Truth with Van Jones offers a passionate manifesto that exposes hypocrisy on both sides of the political divide and points a way out of the tribalism that is tearing America apart. Jones provides a blueprint for transforming our collective anxiety into meaningful change. He urges both sides to abandon the politics of accusation and focus on real solutions. Beyond the Messy Truth includes resources — contacts, books, media, and organizations — for bipartisan bridge-building and problem-solving.
A graduate of the University of Tennessee and Yale Law School, Van Jones was a special adviser to the Obama White House. He is the author of two New York Times bestsellers, The Green Collar Economy and Rebuild the Dream. Jones founded the social justice accelerator, the Dream Corps, and has led numerous social and environmental justice enterprises.
Presented in partnership with the Maryland Institute College of Art. Book sales by MahoganyBooks (www.mahoganybooks.com).
Admission: $25 per person, includes a copy of Beyond the Messy Truth.
Register online: https://prattlibrary.thankyou4caring.org/writerslive
All sales are final; no refunds will be given. For information, call 410-396-5494.
- Enoch Pratt Library
- Maryland Institute College of Art
- Brown Center, Maryland Institute College of Art
1300 Mount Royal Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217 United States + Google Map
- (410) 669-9200