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Majora Carter

5 Black Environmentalists That Are Saving The World

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 04.22.2014 | Black Voices

Green is the new black. Environmentalists are true superheroes, literally saving the the world one sustainable cause at a time. In honor of Earth D...

Morning in Syracuse

Rick Fedrizzi | Posted 01.08.2013 | New York
Rick Fedrizzi

It's morning in Syracuse, New York, and while the toxic partisanship of the past four years has left me wary, I'm leaning forward to that hopeful future for all of us.

Finding Beauty in the South Bronx With Majora Carter

Lisa Levart | Posted 08.16.2012 | Arts
Lisa Levart

Surrounded by barbed wire, with windows spattered with gun shot holes, and rusty old signs declaring "No Guns Beyond this Point," it takes a pure visionary like Majora to see the possibility of transforming this vessel of pain and suffering into a green, sustainable, mixed income housing complex.

WATCH: Interview with Majora Carter

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As we we reach the end of the year, you'll no doubt be inundated with "best of 2010" lists on every topic imaginable. But we also want to look ahead t...

The Hustle for Good Food: Dispatches From the Bronx Food Summit

Elizabeth McVay Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Elizabeth McVay Greene

What's gone wrong in the Bronx to make a conference about food access necessary?

A Cup of Coffee to Build Sustainable Communities

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cameron Sinclair

Through Architecture For Humanity's "Do A Latte Good" campaign, you can bid on coffee with one of our great supporters, and in return they'll contribute to help reconstruction efforts post-Typhoon Ketsana.

New York's Green Business Competition

Christiana Wyly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christiana Wyly

Last week I found myself in Brooklyn's Borough Hall sitting behind the courtroom podium, watching passionate young entrepreneurs present their world-c...

The Bronx: Making News Again... This Time in Science Education with GreenFab

Linda Cronin-Gross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Linda Cronin-Gross

Today, Kenny Nava, Cathy Jones, Jorge Flores, Samantha Bonilla and about 70 other Bronx high school students will "graduate" from a new, innovative sc...

Majora Carter: The Green Power Broker

nytimes.com | MARGUERITE HOLLOWAY | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In just over a decade, Ms. Carter, 42, has vaulted from working as a volunteer for what was a nascent organization called the Point Community Developm...

I Support "Green Jobs, Not Jails" & Why You Should Read The Green Collar Economy, Too

Anastasia Kousakis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anastasia Kousakis

What if there were a way to save the Earth and strengthen the economy at the same time?

Making Cities Sustainable

Majora Carter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Majora Carter

Why aren't we trying to build monuments to hope and possibility, rather than tributes to our collective failures?

What One Tree Can Do For ADD, Crime And Stress

Majora Carter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Majora Carter

If a tree grows in a city and nobody is there to assess its ancillary benefits to society, is it worth anything? We can all agree that green, living ...