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)

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