User Profile for Majora Carter (mcarter)
Bio: Majora Carter is the founder and executive director of Sustainable South Bronx. Previously, she was program director at The Point Community Development Corporation, where she spearheaded the development of the Hunts Point Riverside Park, the first waterfront park on the Hunts Point peninsula in over 60 years. She then wrote a successful proposal for $1.25 million in federal funds for a bicycle/pedestrian greenway along the South Bronx waterfront, providing open space, waterfront access and opportunities for mixed-use economic development in the South Bronx. Recent projects include a green and cool-roof demonstration project above the SSB office in the American Bank Note Building, and the Bronx Environmental Stewardship Training (BEST) program. Carter, a lifelong resident of Hunts Point in the South Bronx, received her master’s degree from New York University and was both a 2005 MacArthur Fellow and a 2002 Open Society Institute Community Fellow.
Joined: May 30 '07
Last login: Jun 11 '07