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Benita Hussain

10 Minute Walk

Benita Hussain is director of 10 Minute Walk, a national movement led by The Trust for Public Land aimed at expanding access to parks and green spaces across 300 US cities. 10 Minute Walk was recently named a finalist in Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards in the Politics and Policy Category.

Previously, Benita was a policy advisor to Mike Bloomberg, for whom she helped create his global climate change agenda and coalition of international mayors fighting climate change; and to Boston Mayor Tom Menino, for whom she created award-winning climate change campaign Greenovate Boston.

A former lawyer at Morrison & Foerster, she has a B.S. from Cornell and a J.D. from Fordham Law School. She has written for Outside magazine, The Boston Globe and GOOD.

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Why We're Committed to Ensuring Access to Parks for All by 2050
Why We're Committed to Ensuring Access to Parks for All by 2050

Collaboration / At 10 Minute Walk, we are working with city leaders across the US to make sure that 100 percent of people in US cities have access to safe, quality green space within a 10-minute walk by 2050. - 3 years ago