ANDREW YANG

January 30, 2019 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights

2020 Democratic Presidential candidate, Andrew Yang, will read from and talk about his book, The War on Normal People . "In this powerful book, Andrew Yang highlights the urgent need to rewrite America's social contract. In a call to arms that comes from both head and heart, Yang has made an important contribution to the debate about where America is headed and what we need to do about it."—Alec Ross

Andrew Yang is the founder of Venture for America, a non-profit that places top college graduates in start-ups for two years in emerging U.S. cities to generate job growth and train the next generation of entrepreneurs. Yang was named a Presidential Ambassador of Global Entrepreneurship and a Champion of Change by the White House and one of Fast Company's "100 Most Creative People in Business." He was also named to the National Advisory Council for Innovation and Entrepreneurship of the Department of Commerce. He is a graduate of Columbia Law, where he was an Editor of the Law Review, and Brown University where he graduated with degrees in Economics and Political Science.