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Edmonds Community College's Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration featured Van Jones, human rights advocate and clean energy proponent.

As a civil rights activist, attorney and environmental advocate, Van Jones spoke on the importance of continuing Dr. King's dream, speak on the Green Collar Economy; the importance of job creation in a clean-energy enviroment; the impact of civil rights to present and how the American Dream is under siege and on the new movement that is rising all across America to fight back.

Jones is the best-selling author "The Green-Collar Economy," and served as the green jobs advisor to President Obama's White House.

He is currently a senior fellow at the Center For American Progress and a senior policy advisor at Green For All.

In addition, Van holds a joint appointment at Princeton University, as a distinguished visiting fellow in both the Center for African American Studies and in the Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

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