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also known as Anthony Jones

Federal official , Lawyer

Van Jones, American lawyer, former federal official.


Jones, Van was born on September 20, 1968 in Jackson, Tennessee, United States.


Bachelor of Science, University Tennessee, Martin, 1990. Juris Doctor, Yale University, New Haven, 1993.


Intern Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, San Francisco. Founder Bay Area PoliceWatch, 1993. Co-founder Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, 1996, Color Of Change, 2005.

Founding president Green For All, since 2008. Special advisor for green jobs, enterprise & innovation The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), Washington, 2009. Senior fellow Center for American Progress, since 2010.


Married; 2 children.