Tonight: Van Jones’s “We Rise Tour” coming to Philadelphia

Author and CNN host Van Jones and his “We Rise Tour” are scheduled to stop in Philadelphia Thursday night.

Dream Corps

The Dream Corps brings Americans together to solve our common problems.

The event “will bring together Philadelphians, leaders in the criminal justice reform movement, artists and performers for a conversation on criminal justice reform and the importance of recognizing commonalities among people in order to increase dialogue and affect change,” according to a press release, which adds that “100 percent of net ticket proceeds will go to Jones’ Dream Corps nonprofit, its initiatives, and local partner charities.”

Doors open at 7 p.m. and the event begins at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Fillmore. Follow the link above for tickets and more information.

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