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CNN’s Van Jones Will Address Alpha Kappa Alpha Hall of Fame Event

Contact: Gabrielle Maxey
901-678-2843
gmaxey@memphis.edu

Van Jones

June 11, 2014 – Van Jones, host of CNN’s Crossfire, will address the Loretta Kirkendoll Jones Community Affairs Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony hosted by the Gamma Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. The event will be held June 21 at 6:30 p.m.in the Wilder Student Union’s Jack Morris Ballroom on the University of Memphis Lambuth Campus.

Jones also is president and co-founder of Rebuild the Dream, a platform for people-powered innovations to fix the U.S. economy. A Yale-educated attorney, he is the author of The Green Collar Economy and Rebuild the Dream. In 2009 Jones worked as a green jobs adviser to the White House.

This year’s inductees include Jackson Mayor Jerry Gist; Judge Nathan Pride; Donna Agnew, executive director of Hands Up! Preschool; Tennessee Rep. Johnny Shaw; and attorney Ernest Brooks II. They will be recognized for their leadership and exemplary service to the community.

For more information, call Tiffany Marshall, 731-293-1173.

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