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Unformatted text preview: the land for their own profit. This ultimately leads to environmental degradation, due to the increased pollution and lack of open space for parks etc., which leads to social degradation and poor health. I found her campaign for Green the Ghetto to be inspiring, especially when she spoke of the example in Bogota, Columbia. Through using the example of how the mayor of Bogota was able to create a more comprehensive sustainable community, Ms. Carter brings her campaign to life. It gives the listeners the backing that her ideas and suggestions can truly make a difference in the South Bronx as well. Ms. Carter brings a very real issue to the surface, and forces us to think about the place where we live, and how we can make other peoples living situations more enjoyable....
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- Fall '11