Patriot Prayer’s Joey Gibson, Analysis of Planned Rallies, Dream Corps CEO Vien Truong

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Patriot Prayer’s Joey Gibson

The organizer of a controversial rally planned for Saturday at Crissy Field in San Francisco suddenly announced today that he was canceling it, just as officials put extra security in place to head off potential violence. Hours before making that surprise announcement, Patriot Prayer’s Joey Gibson spoke to us about his philosophy and why he wants to come to the Bay Area.

Analysis of Planned Rallies


  •         Steve McCutchen, former member of the Black Panther Party
  •         Eva Paterson, Equal Justice Society
  •         Farida Jhabvala Romero, KQED reporter

Dream Corps CEO Vien Truong


Vien Truong was born to a family of Vietnamese refugees. Now, as the new CEO of Dream Corps, the Oakland-based nonprofit founded by Van Jones, she wants to fight pollution, reduce incarceration rates and get more low-income youth involved in tech.