Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Trash: The Problem of Waste in Our Lives and World

Wednesday, September 30 | 5pm | Colony Ballroom Stamp Student Union

How can a cleaner, greener infrastructure move people out of poverty? MacArthur and Peabody Award-winning urban revitalization strategist Majora Carter will share her powerful message.

Majora Carter has set new standards of excellence with projects in her South Bronx community, while expanding her reach through philanthropic pursuits and business interests that have contributed to raising the self-esteem and unleashing the economic potential of low-income people everywhere.

Lecture followed by Q&A and a reception. Free and open to the public. Please share widely.

Please join us for the first event in the College Park Scholars “Trash Talks” series. The series is part of this year’s Scholars theme, Trash: The Problem of Waste in Our Lives and World. For details and updates, go to blog.umd.edu/ScholarsTalksTrash