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Save the Date: Cohort 26 & Eco-Hub Fellows’ Graduation Ceremony!

Save the Date: Cohort 26 & Eco-Hub Fellows’ Graduation Ceremony!

SAVE THE DATE! We’re excited to announce the graduation ceremony date for Cohort 26 and our 2023 Eco-Hub Fellows! Please […]

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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Happy Valentine’s Day!
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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day, GCF community! With appreciation for all the care and passion our Corps Members, alumni, community leaders, staff, […]

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Alumni Profile of the Month: Chastidy Walker
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Alumni Profile of the Month: Chastidy Walker

“Find what you truly love and stay with it – make it your passion!” Chastidy Walker (she/her) Graduated: 2019, Cohort […]

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Graduate Testimonial

When I first entered the Green City Force info session I didn’t realize that I was joining an organization that could have an exponential impact on my being successful.”

Safiyyah Wilkerson, 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 closed-loop 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 through local leadership and community buy-in. 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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