05 Aug '11, 7pm

Green jobs activist, @majoracarter to launch national brand for local produce:

Green jobs activist, @majoracarter to launch national brand for local produce:

Majora Carter. Cross-posted from Solutions Journal . Born and raised in the South Bronx, Majora Carter is best known for leading the effort to create the South Bronx Greenway: 11 miles of bike and pedestrian paths that connect the rivers and neighborhoods to the rest of the city. In 2001, when few people were talking about sustainability in poor neighborhoods, she pioneered one of the nation's first urban green-collar job training and placement systems. Her organization, Sustainable South Bronx , advocates new policies and legislation that fuel demand for green jobs in marginalized neighborhoods, focusing on intensive urban forestation, green building, and creating parks and water-permeable open spaces. Currently, Carter runs her own consulting firm, hosts the Peabody Award-winning special public radio series The Promised Land , and serves on the boards of The Wilderness S...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/green-jobs/2011-08-05-green-jobs-act...

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