On December 11th, 2017, Van Jones, Vien Truong and the #YesWeCode family and Zendesk celebrated the achievements of our newest cohort. Coding Corps Marin is a pilot program blending in-person learning communities around online technical curriculums. Our scholars have spent the past eight months, and over 800 individual hours, training to enter the tech field as software engineers. View the full live streaming video at Zendesk SF, featuring Zendesk CEO Mikkel Svane & Dream Corps President, Van Jones.Read more
Vien Truong is the new CEO of Dream Corps, where she work to make the world a greener, healthier, better place. In the short time I spent with her it was clear how truly passionate she was about her work and her life long home of Oakland. Interview: Joanne Furio; Photo Credit: Derek Yarra, SF Magazine
High Level Wisdom Podcast: Where CEOs and Millenials Meet - Episode 51 & Episode 52 Vien Truong, CEO of Dream Corps & Green For All
Vien Truong lands in Oakland in the 80’s during the crack era. Goes from nothing to advising on billions of dollars in public investments for energy and community development programs. And not done… Striving for perfection? Why? And are boys and girls raised differently when it comes to leadership?
Click through to listen to her words of wisdom for Millenials.Read more
Vien Truong, CEO of Dream Corps, speaks at a news conference by local groups in Oakland, Calif. on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 to launch a new campaign to remove lead from drinking water at Oakland schools.Read more
Vien Truong, CEO of Dream Corps, explains why lack of diversity in tech may have been one factor contributing to Russian hacking of social media. Hosted by Charles Ellison #onWURD Radio
"She and her network of advocates have already implemented policy ideas that took a billion dollars from polluters and invested that money to uplift the poorest and most polluted communities in the state. Vien is a young woman with a remarkable story, one that has made her the ideal champion for using clean-energy solutions to help ordinary people earn a living and save money." - Van Jones, President & Founder of Dream CorpsRead more
Madres de EEUU rechazan recortes de la Agencia de Protección Ambiental (Mothers in U.S. reject cuts to the EPA)
Members of social movements and environmentalists in the United States urged Congress to curb cuts by the Environmental Protection Agency, the country's leading institution that fights global warming and defends communities of pollution. [Translated from TeleSur]
AIRED AUGUST 25, 2017 on KQED NEWS.
Vien Truong on Green Jobs Are Still The Future Of Work After Trump’s Paris Accord Pullout - Fast Company
"Like many Americans, the people I met there were worried about what Trump’s presidency will mean for a world in ecological crisis, now that climate-change deniers and the powerful business interests that back them have their fingers on the controls." - Vien TruongRead more