Black History Month - Majora Carter

Black History Month - Majora Carter

March 27, 2024

Majora Carter, a Bronx native, is an environmental justice advocate and urban revitalization strategist. Recognizing the disproportionate environmental burdens borne by low-income communities of color, Carter founded Sustainable South Bronx in 2001. Through initiatives like the Bronx Greenway and Hunts Point Riverside Park, she transformed neglected urban spaces into vibrant, green oases, promoting access to nature and improving quality of life for residents. Carter's innovative approach to community development demonstrates the power of grassroots activism in creating sustainable, equitable cities.



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