Van Jones, Danny Glover, and Rep. Barbara Lee pack Oakland Church

Authors: ada On Tuesday, November 11th, Van Jones, actor and activist Danny Glover, and Representative Barbara Lee (Oakland, 9th District) rocked a packed house at the First Congregational Church of Oakland. Sponsored by Green For All and KPFA Radio 94.1 , the event honored Jones and his best selling first book: The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Solve Our Two Biggest Problems. Watch highlights from the evening

Watch Danny Glover read Langston Hughes' "Let America Be America Again."   The vibrant, passionate Oakland crowd spilled out of the door of the church. Bay-area poet Aya de Leon opened the night, and Aimee Allison of KPFA hosted the evening. Alice Walker and Bobby Seale were also in attendance.

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