Former Obama “green jobs” advisor announces SustainU commitment at CGIU

Van Jones, former Green Jobs advisor to the Obama White House, announces the SustainU “oneShirt” commitment at the Clinton Global Initiatives University on Saturday, April 2 in San Diego. SustainU has committed to scaling its national collegiate clothing drive and sustainable apparel education initiative to 200 schools and 50 states this coming spring.

The SustainU announcement begins at about the 4:00 mark in this video.

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About Van Jones
Van Jones is a globally recognized, award-winning pioneer in human rights and the clean-energy economy. Van is a co-founder of three successful non-profit organizations: the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Color of Change and Green For All. He is the best-selling author of the definitive book on green jobs: The Green-Collar Economy. He served as the green jobs advisor in the Obama White House in 2009.

Van is currently a senior fellow at the Center For American Progress. Additionally, he is a senior policy advisor at Green For All.

Van also holds a joint appointment at Princeton University, as a distinguished visiting fellow in both the Center for African American Studies and in the Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.