Join us for the 3rd Annual “Be the Dream” Awards Celebration! We will be honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. featuring Van Jones as the keynote speaker and award ceremony for exemplary equitable practices by businesses and government offices within Marin County. Don't miss this opportunity to join fellow business, government and non-profit leaders to celebrate and further The Dream here in Marin County!
About Van Jones
Van Jones is the co-host of Crossfire on CNN and is also the President and co-founder of Rebuild the Dream, a platform for bottom-up, people-powered innovations to help fix the U.S. economy. A Yale-educated attorney, Van has written two New York Times Best Sellers: The Green Collar Economy, the definitive book on green jobs, and Rebuild the Dream, a roadmap for progressives in 2012 and beyond. In 2009, Van worked as the green jobs advisor to the Obama White House. There, he helped run the inter-agency process that oversaw $80 billion in green energy recovery spending. For more information visit www.vanjones.net
The Be the Dream Awards are given to local business and government organizations that are examples of what the practical promotion of equity looks like. This year, the Be the Dream Awards will be presented to the following companies: Westamerica Bank, Fiji Resources, LLC, Marin County Post, and Tamalpie Pizza. Additionally, The Office of Marin County Public Defender Jose Varella will be honored for their exemplary equitable practices.
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Marin Grassroots works to advance social equity and strengthen the voice of underrepresented communities in public policy decision-making to reduce poverty and improve quality of life for all.