Jason Jones is a film producer, author, activist, popular podcast host, and human rights worker. He is President of the Human Rights Education Organization (H.E.R.O.) and the Director of The Vulnerable People Project.
In 2006, Jones was an Executive Producer of “Bella,” which won several film industry awards, most notably the People’s Choice Award at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival. He was the Associate Producer of the 2008 film, “The Stoning of Soraya M.” which won the Los Angeles Film Festival Audience Award in 2009 and the N.A.A.C.P. Image Award in 2010.
In 2009, Jason was part of a coalition that delivered over 2mm in medicine and drilled wells in the most remote corners of Sudan. In 2012, he was the Producer of the T.V. movie “Mother Marianne: Portrait of a Saint” and an Executive Producer of the new film “Voiceless”. His short films include “Eyes to See” (2010), “Crescendo” (2011), “Sing a Little Louder (2015), and “Special Flavor” (2016).
In 2015, Jason went to the frontlines in Iraq in the war against ISIS and directed a documentary for policymakers on the plight of religious minorities. Jason is a leading voice in the world for the Uyghurs as they face ongoing persecution and internment in China. Jason works directly to aid the homeless, people facing genocide, and women with crisis pregnancies.
Jason is a senior contributor to The Stream. He is also the author of two books, The Race to Save Our Century and The World is on Fire. Jason’s latest film “Divided Hearts of America”, is available on FOX Nation and on Movie to Movement.
On this episode, Jason shares his one way ticket to his home in New Braunfles, Texas. He also details his very personal journey in establishing The Vulnerable People Project, his work in rescuing and bringing 600 Afghans (and counting) to safety, and calls for the freedom of the Uyghurs lest we see the world enslaved in our lifetime.