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Stepping Up in 2020, Gearing Up for 2021

Stepping Up in 2020, Gearing Up for 2021

Dear GCF Community, As we reflect on this past year’s challenges and achievements, we wanted to take a moment to […]

Service Corps


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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Watch the Corps in Action


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

Our Commitment to Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity (EID)
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Our Commitment to Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity (EID)

Over the last year, we have been intentional about taking steps to act, learn, educate others, name truths, and be […]

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Each One, Teach One Virtual Gallery
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Each One, Teach One Virtual Gallery

Green City Force introduced the “Each One, Teach One” project on Juneteenth 2020 and has continued the project throughout the […]

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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


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


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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