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Mar 26th

Green Jobs: Rx for a healthy economy & a healthy environment

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Award-winning activist and environmental advocate Van Jones will be the guest speaker on behalf of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Spirituality & Healing and its new interdisciplinary initiative called Whole Systems Healing next month March 5. Whole Systems Healing teaches students to become agents of social change while exploring the social and environmental dimensions of healing.  This presentation is 4 – 6 p.m. at the Ted Mann Concert Hall, 2128 4th Street S, in Minneapolis.

Jones is the founder and president of Green for All  ( and author of the recently released The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems. An award-winning activist, Jones is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress as well as co-founder of the Ella BakerCenter for Human Rights. In addition, Jones is a board member of 1Sky, the Apollo Alliance, and a fellow with the Institute of Noetic Sciences.

This is a free event. For more information: maps/MannConc/index.html Register:, click on Center banner for events. Tickets need to be picked up in advance or for a $5 mailing fee may be send through the mail.


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