Adolfo Carrion, Obama’s Old Urban Czar, Picks Up His First Big Client, Nation’s Largest Hispanic Planning Firm
“I think having visited so many cities around the country, folks need help to get themselves repositioned for this global economy for the growth that is occurring,” Adolfo Carrion told The Observer a few months ago. Mr. Carrion was preparing to leave HUD, where he had landed after helping put together the White House Office of Urban Affairs, which followed his stint as Bronx Borough President.
Mr. Carrion said that he would be striking out on his own, forming a consultancy called MetroFutures to further his own urban agenda, and today he took his first big step. Read More