Anita Morson-Matra

Senior Advisor, Cultural Partnerships & Parks Equity at Emerald Necklace Conservancy

Anita Morson-Matra is an urban planner, creative producer, place leader and organizational strategist. A former non-profit leader, Anita has spent the last 6 years working at the intersection of arts & culture and urban planning. She has extensive experience serving non-profit organizations and local municipalities as a leadership development and management consultant, supporting a variety of client needs in the areas of racial equity/social justice, public health/public health programming, stakeholder engagement and retention and strategic planning and growth. Along with recognition through her appointment to the Boston Foundation’s Place Leadership Network, Anita is admired near and wide as a cultural luminary. As the creator, founder and curator of Nubian Nights: the Sights & Sounds of Jazz in Roxbury and Baldwin in the Park, she was recently recognized by WBUR as one of The Makers, 15 artists and creatives changing the cultural landscape in the Greater Boston area and was a finalist for the National Public Housing Museums Artist as Instigator Residency.


The Legacy and Continued Relevance of Olmsted Parks

Monday, June 24
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM