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Majora Carter: 3 stories of local eco-entrepreneurship

Culture and Leisure
Three Stories of Entrepreneurship and local ecoactivism 

 Listen to Majora Carter talking about entrepreneurship in the local communities

Majora Carter (born October 27, 1966) is an urban revitalization strategist and public radio host, from the South Bronx area of New York City.Ms. Carter founded the non-profit environmental justice solutions corporation Sustainable South Bronx  before entering the private sector.

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Questions: 


1. Majora Carter tells us about both how to avoid social exclusion and how to improve the management of cities so as to maximize taxpayers' contributions. Can you think of/ Are you aware of/ similar initiatives in your area? Tell us about them

2. One of the issues Majora Carter tackles is energy production and consumption. Can you think of ways of minimizing the use and waste of energy resources?  Can you, as an individual, contribute to saving energy resources?

3. Governments are concerned with their population's  eating habits and access to food. How do our eating habits and food budget influence our health and the local/global economy? How do the different approaches to food access affect our economy and other countries' economy?

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