Majora Carter, Urban Revitalization Strategist

Majora Carter, urban revitalization strategist, to present lecture

Majora Carter will present her lecture "Home(town) Security" from 6:30 to 8 p.m. March 22 at the Moss Arts Center.

Carter, of the South Bronx, knows how to make low-status communities more livable, greener, and healthier. She is an award-winning urban revitalization strategist who addresses systemic inequality through economic development incentives and innovative talent-retention projects.

Working with government, businesses, and neighborhood organizations, she creates new opportunities for transportation, fitness and recreation, nutrition, and wealth creation. Today, Majora Carter is profoundly transforming the quality of life for people nationwide.

For more information, visit http://lar.vt.edu/2018/02/20/majora-carter-lecture-hometown-security/

The event is sponsored by the VT Landscape Architecture Program (lar.vt.edu), and in association with the College of Architecture and Urban Studies; the Office for Inclusion and Diversity; Office of Recruitment and Diversity Initiatives Graduate School; the Landscape Architecture Community Engagement Lab; Institute for Policy and Governance; School of Public and International Affairs/Urban Affairs and Planning (SPIA/UAP); Global Forum for Urban and Regional Resilience (GFURRl); ASPECT Studio; Graduate  School; Agriculture, Leadership, and Community Education; and Community Voices.