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#GivingTuesdayNow, We’re ready to help NYC Heal

#GivingTuesdayNow, We’re ready to help NYC Heal

Dear friends, Nonprofits and foundations across the world have come together to host a #GivingTuesdayNow campaign TODAY, May 5th! Low-income […]

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




GCF Celebrates Earth Day!
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GCF Celebrates Earth Day!

Ten years ago this week, something special took root. During Earth Week 2010, our partnership with NYCHA was born when […]


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GCF’s Response to COVID-19
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GCF’s Response to COVID-19

Green City Force is closing our office and pausing in-person programming from March 13 through May 15th, 2020.


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Graduate Testimonial

“The first time I wore my uniform, I walked with a sense of purpose and I realized how important being a Corps Member was to me.”

Anisa McMillan, Cohort 20, 2020 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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