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Day 2f: After-Dinner Keynote: Majora Carter, Founder, Sustainable South Bronx
 
part of:De Lange Conference VII
 
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Majora Carter simultaneously addresses public health, poverty alleviation, and climate change as one of the nation's pioneers in successful green-collar job training and placement systems. She founded Sustainable South Bronx in 2001 to achieve environmental justice through economically sustainable projects informed by community needs. Her work has garnered numerous awards and accolades including a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship, one of Essence Magazine's 25 Most Influential African-Americans in 2007, and one of the NY Post's Most Influential NYC Women for the past two years. She is a board member of the Widerness Society, and hosts a special national public radio series called "The Promised Land" (thepromisedland.org). Her work now includes advising cities, foundations, universities, businesses, and communities around the world on unlocking their green-collar economic potential to benefit everyone as President of the Majora Carter Group, LLC.

 
more info:http://thepromisedland.org/
http://www.majoracartergroup.com/press
 
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