Van Jones, a clean energy and human rights pioneer, will be coming to CCBC in February as a guest lecturer for the President's Distinguished African-American Lecture Series.
Jones will lecture at 11:15 a.m. Feb. 21 at CCBC Catonsville's Q Theatre.
His talk will be based on his 2009 bestseller The Green-Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Solve our Two Biggest Problems.
TIME magazine picked Jones as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2009. In addition, Rolling Stone magazine named him as one of "12 Leaders Who Get Things Done. Ebony magazine had him on its "Power 150" list of influential African-Americans.
He also served as the green jobs advisor at the White House four years ago, and the aforementioned book was a New York Times bestseller.
This event is both free and open to the public. Tickets are needed for entry, and Jones will talking with those who are there afterwards in the Q Lounge.
Call the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-2787 for information.