CNN’s Van Jones in town for what he calls a social/cultural ‘revival’ at Chicago Theatre

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

CHICAGO, IL-- On Tuesday, August 8th, the WE RISE Tour powered by #LoveArmy in partnership with Roc Nation, will visit the Chicago Theatre in Chicago, IL.

The stop is part of a 14-city tour that aims to address the current divisive climate in American and engage local communities and changemakers to help address some of the most pressing issues facing America -- including climate justice, criminal justice reform and equal access to opportunities in tech. 100% of net ticket proceeds will go to Van Jones’ nonprofit, the Dream Corps, its initiatives, and local partner charities.

What: Van Jones’ WE RISE TOUR powered by #LoveArmy. Van will discuss closing prison doors and opening doors of opportunity.


• Van Jones, CNN commentator and president of Dream Corps
• Bastian Lehmann, CEO of Postmates
• Tamar Mannasseh, President and Founder of MASK
• Father Michael Pfleger, Roman Catholic priest and a social activist

When: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 -- doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm

Where: The Chicago Theatre, 175 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60601

To RSVP, email

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.