Van Jones On Ensuring Psychedelic Therapies Reach BIPOC Communities

2021 ⸱ 

Van Jones, Shoshana Ungerleider, MD


Activist and change-maker Van Jones talks with Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider about why we must end the war on drugs, and how psychedelic therapies may serve as a model for healing broken social bonds and raising up beleaguered spirits to foster love and connection in ourselves, our community, and our world.

About the speaker(s)

Van Jones is the Founder of Dream Corps, a social entrepreneur, a CNN political commentator, Emmy Award-winning producer, and a New York Times best-selling author and renowned advocate for criminal justice reform. He founded and led numerous social enterprises engaged in social and environmental justice including, The Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Color of Change, Rebuild The Dream, The Dream Corps, Dream Corps TECH, Dream Corps JUSTICE, Green For All, REFORM Alliance and Magic Labs Media, where he currently serves as its President. He is the author of three New York Times best-selling books, The Green Collar Economy, Rebuild the Dream, and Beyond the Messy Truth.

Shoshana Ungerleider, MD is the host of the TED Health Podcast, founder of, a practicing internist at Crossover Health in San Francisco, SF Business Times 40 Under 40, writer and leading voice in healthcare who regularly appears as a medical contributor on CNN, MSNBC, CBS News with bylines in Newsweek, TIME, Scientific American, the San Francisco Chronicle, Vox, STAT, and many others. She executive produced Netflix’s Oscar-nominated End Game and funded Extremis. Her most recent film, Robin’s Wish, is a biographical documentary about the final years of actor and comedian, Robin Williams.

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