Vien Truong is the award-winning national director of the nonprofit Green For All, whose aim is to build an inclusive green economy strong enough to lift people out of poverty. Truong is one of the nation’s foremost experts on creating solutions for poverty and pollution in government. KRCL's Lara Jones spoke to her about successes in California that could be replicated here in Utah:
Truong will speak Wed., Oct. 21, 7-8 p.m. at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, 383 S University Street (1400 E), Salt Lake City, UT 84112. The event is part of the Trailblazers of Clean Energy speaker series from Utah Clean Energy. Cost is $5 for non-University of Utah students. Click here for tickets.
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