(AllHipHop News) AllHipHop.com’s civic engagement and voter education partner, The League of Young Voters Education Fund, will host a live-streaming discussion with Van Jones on YoungVoterLive.com tonight (April 17) at 6PM EST.
Van Jones, one of President Obama’s White House officials, is the first to release a book, entitled Rebuild The Dream, about his time working in the administration. The activist and provocateur will accompany the League of Young Voters Education Fund’s DJ Willie Shakes to discuss the resurgence of grassroots activism, the current political landscape, and what we can do to rebuild the so-called “American Dream.”
WHO: Van Jones, DJ Willie Shakes, League of Young Voters Education Fund
WHEN: LIVE Tuesday, April 17 at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT
WHERE: The interactive event will be broadcasted via Ustream here on AllHipHop.com and at YoungVoterLive.com. Viewers can also tune into the conversation by tweeting questions to @TheLeague99 using the hashtag #RebuildTheDream.
ABOUT THE LEAGUE OF YOUNG VOTERS EDUCATION FUND:
League of Young Voters Education Fund empowers young people nationwide to participate in the democratic process and create progressive political change on the local, state and national level – with a focus on non-college youth and youth from low-income communities and communities of color. The League meets young people where they are, works on issues that affect their lives, and provides them with tools, training and support to become serious catalysts for change. Visit them at 99Problems.org.