Apr 11: Marjora Carter at Phipps

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The Green Building Alliance's INSPIRE speaker series with Majora Carter on Taking Action and Making Change for Sustainable Communities.

5:30-8:30 p.m. at Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.  For more information and to register online, go here.  Cost:  GBA or partner organization member: $25;  non-member $45.  For group rates and scholarship information, please contact Jenna Cramer.  

Majora Carter (Award-Winning Advocate known for "Greening the Ghetto")
Trust us when we tell you – you don’t want to miss hearing from this national gem!  Majora Carter is an activist fighting for environmental justice.  She is the founder of Sustainable South Bronx, a non-profit organization aimed at combating both environmental and economic development issues.  It was one of the nation's first urban, green-collar job training and placement programs in the country.
Among her many accomplishments, Majora has been featured in books such as 50 Simple Things You Can Do to Save the EarthThe Green Collar Economy, and Bill Clinton’s Giving. Known as “the Bronx Bombshell,” an “Angel of New York,” and credited with “single-handedly making the greening of the ghetto a sexy issue,” Majora is a force to be reckoned with!

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