Activist, CNN Commentator Van Jones Brings ‘We Rise’ Tour To Saenger Thursday

NEW ORLEANS – Van Jones & Roc Nation take their groundbreaking partnership nationwide with their We Rise tour, powered by #LoveArmy.

         We Rise will bring an array of artists, athletes, thought leaders and local leaders to cities across the country this summer including a stop in New Orleans Thursday, Aug. 17, at the Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St.

         Jones, a renowned activist, CNN commentator and two-time New York Times bestselling author will headline the tour promoted by Live Nation. One hundred percent of net ticket proceeds will go to the Dream Corps initiatives and local charities.

         Tour organizers said We Rise focuses on commonalities as opposed to differences, exploring how to increase dialogue and engagement on both the local and national levels. Attendees have the opportunity to connect, ask questions and participate in various activations during the program.

         During the We Rise tour, Van Jones and #LoveArmy will visit local community centers, schools and organizations to spend time with partners in social change. The most important work is happening on the front lines and Jones is focused on enacting change in neighborhoods hardest hit, economically, organizers said.

         Tickets are available at the Saenger Theatre Box Office,, or by calling 800-745-3000. 

         All tickets subject to applicable service charges and fees. 

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