Commonwealth National Podcast

Van Jones & Senator Darrell Steinberg, Green For All

Duration: 
1:05:49
Senator Darrell Steinberg, CA State Senator; Incoming President Pro Tem, CA Senate
Van Jones, Founder and CEO, Green for All
Scott Shafer, Host, KQED’s “The California Report” - Moderator

GREEN FOR ALL


Could green collar jobs clean the dirty-energy economy and lift people out of poverty? In 2007 the Green Jobs Act and the founding of Green for All, an organization that focuses on green job training, marked the beginning of a movement to redefine economic growth. In the past, job creation and protecting the environment have been mutually exclusive. Is it possible to reconcile these historic opposites? Come hear Senator Darrell Steinberg and Green for All founder Van Jones talk about green economic development and its potential.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience on July 24, 2008