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Zora Neale Hurston Lecture

Zora Neale Hurston Lecture with Majora Carter

"HOME (TOWN) SECURITY" with  
MAJORA CARTER (Urban Revitalization Strategist and Peabody Award Winning Radio Broadcaster)

Thursday, March 28, 2013
6:00pm- 7:30pm

Columbia University's Faculty House
64 Morningside Drive  New York, NY 10027
Free & Open to the Public

 

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ILLUSTRATION: DEREK SANTIAGO
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Majora Carter is an internationally renowned urban revitalization strategy consultant, real estate developer, and Peabody Award winning broadcaster. She is responsible for the creation & successful implementation of numerous green-infrastructure projects, policies, and job training & placement systems.

After establishing several local and national organizations to carry on that work, she built on this foundation with innovative ventures and insights into urban economic developments designed to help move Americans out of poverty.
 
Her long list of awards and honorary degrees include accolades from groups as diverse as Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation, John Podesta’s Center for American Progress, Goldman Sachs, as well as a MacArthur “genius” Fellowship. Her 2006 TED talk was one of the first 6 videos to launch their groundbreaking website.
 
Majora embodies the American Dream. She has continually set new standards of excellence with projects in her South Bronx community, while expanding her reach nationally and internationally. Her philanthropic pursuits and business interests have all pointed toward greater self-esteem and economic potential for low-income people everywhere.
 
Follow her on twitter at @MajoraCarter and on facebook.com/majoracarter

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