We are the Key to Our Own Recovery

“Today, I’m going to tell you three stories of people who didn’t move out of their neighborhoods,” says Majora Carter – McArthur “genius” Award winner originally known for her pioneering work “greening the ghetto” in the South Bronx in New York. With three examples of homegrown eco-entrepreneurship, Carter demonstrates that the future of green is local. She invites us to tap into the rising trend of what she calls “hometown security” — an approach to local development and repair rooted in the awareness that “we are the key to our own recovery.”



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