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GCF Celebrates Pride and National Immigrant Heritage Month!

GCF Celebrates Pride and National Immigrant Heritage Month!

Dear GCF Community, June is both Pride and National Immigrant Heritage Month!   Green City Force stands in solidarity with our […]

Service Corps



Program
Overview

The Service Corps is GCF’s flagship AmeriCorps service and training program. Corps Members serve full-time to gain the skills, certifications, and experience required to launch sustainable career pathways while serving NYC public housing communities.

 

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Our
Mission

We are working toward a “green city” rooted in social, economic, and environmental justice. We view young adults from frontline communities as the essential force for driving the emergence of sustainable and resilient cities—by transforming their own lives, leading community transition, and promoting the values of a new regenerative and inclusive economy.


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Latest News




Call for Eco-Hub Farm Volunteers!
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Call for Eco-Hub Farm Volunteers!

Dear GCF Community, We are gearing up for the new farm season at our Eco-Hubs and are in need of […]


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Our Earth Week Event was a success!
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Our Earth Week Event was a success!

A huge thank you to everyone who supported and attended our Earth Week celebration of Green City Force as NYCHA’s Civilian […]


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Graduate Testimonial

“Before GCF I wasn’t really doing anything, I was searching for jobs that would result in just a paycheck with no growth in sight. GCF helped me take the big step towards my future profession as an electrician.”

Marcus Mortise, Cohort 19, 2019 Graduate

Social Enterprise



SOCIAL
ENTERPRISE
PROGRAM

The GCF Illuminators help thousands of low-income New Yorkers reduce their energy bills every year in partnership with energy service providers and NYSERDA. Staffed and operated by GCF alumni, the Illuminators execute large-scale energy audit and retrofit projects in low-to-moderate-income single and multi-family housing.

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NYCHA Residents



RESIDENTS
OF NYCHA

The Service Corps designs and drives sustainability initiatives across the New York City Housing Authority and NYC. From Farms at NYCHA to Love Where You Live, GCF serves residents’ and communities’ health and sustainability. Learn how you can get involved, take home fresh produce, join the Service Corps or refer a friend or family member.

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