22 March 2018
6:30PM — Moss Arts Center
Majora Carter, Urban Revitalization Strategist
Home(town) Security
Opening Keynote Lecture, 2018 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) Annual Conference

This lecture is open to public and everybody in Blacksburg is invited.

Majora 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.

This talk sponsored by the Landscape Architecture program in association with the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, the Office for Inclusion and Diversity, Office of Recruitment and Diversity Initiatives Graduate School, Community Engagement Lab Landscape Architecture, Institute for Policy and Governance, School of Public and International Affairs/Urban Affairs and Planning (SPIA/UAP), Global Forum for Urban and Regional Resilience, ASPECT Studio, Graduate School, Agriculture, Leadership, and Community Education, Community Voices.

More information on The Carter Group

IN ASSOCIATION WITH the College of Architecture and Urban Studies – Office for Inclusion and Diversity  –  Office of Recruitment and Diversity Initiatives Graduate School  –  Community Engagement Lab Landscape Architecture – 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 – Community Voices