09 Oct '11, 11pm

#AASHE2011 Keynote Recap: Majora Carter of Sustainable South Bronx #socialjustice #greenjobs @majoracarter

Right now, there isn't much retail in the South Bronx, but we want to change that. Because there are so few shops (grocery, shoe shop, etc) I realized that even I spend very little money in our community. We want it to be mixed income and inclusionary. We also want to revitalize the manufacturing area. We want to do urban farming and green furniture manufacturing. We want to create a lot of public space that everyone benefits from. A farmers market is coming soon. We also want to include vocational training - like a "fab lab". We had some community members realize that there were lots of pallettes coming through our community that were just going to the landfill and so they started making really nice furniture out of it. We want to bring people to areas that are currently so vacant that bad things happen there. By activating those areas, we can discourage that kind of acti...

Full article: http://www.aashe.org/blog/keynote-recap-majora-carter#.Tp...

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