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Ann Arbor MI 12-08-2017 12-08-2017 Vien Truong is a policy expert and movement builder who has been a key architect to building an equitable green economy.

Building an Inclusive Green Economy in the Trump Administration

Speaker: Vien Truong, CEO of Green for All

December 8, 2017
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Dana 1040
Sponsored by: School for Environment and Sustainability
Contact Information: Sonia Joshi: soniajos@umich.edu

Vien Truong is a policy expert and movement builder who has been a key architect to building an equitable green economy. She is Chief Executive Officer of Dream Corps, which includes Green For All, a national initiative, founded by Van Jones, that puts communities of color at the forefront of the climate movement and equality at the center of environmental solutions. Vien has developed numerous energy, environmental, and economic policies and programs at the state, federal and local levels. She has advised on billions of dollars in public investments for energy and community development programs. Vien recently received the White House Champion of Change award for her work on climate equity. Vien is a first-generation resident of Oakland, where she continues to live and invest in. She holds a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and a J.D. from the University of California Hastings College of the Law.