Environmental activist Majora Carter founded and served as executive director of Sustainable South Bronx, a non-profit that introduced Americans to the concept of urban green-collar job training and coined the phrase “Green the Ghetto.”
Carter hosts the award-winning public radio show The Promised Land and since 2008 has run her own for-profit economic consulting company.
Check out Carter’s writings and listen to her show as a primer for her role as a “Remaking America” panelist.
Explore Carter’s work
1) “Clean Energy, Brown Fields, Wild Spaces” (The Huffington Post, July 2010)
2) “Make it Right: Bring Jobs to the Wetlands” (Sojourners, July 2010)
3) “Reimagining a Way of Life” (The Promised Land)